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EFCC charges man for swallowing $115 000 in Lagos

09 December 2015, 17:40

Lagos - The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has charged a man for swallowing $115 000 at the Murtal Muhammad International Airport in Lagos, Punch reported.

The man was arraigned after it was discovered that he swallowed the money in order to avoid the Nigeria Customs Service officials at the airport.

Together with five others, he was charged with money laundering.

Also read: EFCC begins probe of Akpabio

The prosecutor stated that the accused was liable to be charged under the provisions of Section 22(a) of the Money Laundering Act.

The arraigned pleaded not guilty and will be remanded in prison pending trial.

For more on this story visit Punch


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