The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Enugu Zonal Office, on Thursday, December 20, 2018, intercepted $2.8million (Two Million, Eight Hundred Thousand United State Dollars), from two individuals, suspected to be cash launderers, at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.
The suspects, specifically Ighoh Augustine and Ezekwe Emmanuel, allegedly working for a corporation: Bankers Warehouse, have been nabbed primarily based on intelligence report.
Upon their arrests, they have been caught with consignments of two suitcases, containing $1.four million every, totalling $2.eight million, on the departure lounge of the airport whereas about to board an Arik Air night flight to Lagos.
During interrogation, the suspects confessed that they’ve been within the enterprise of conveying money for “some notable banks”, for over six years and have been within the technique of doing identical for Union Bank Plc, situated at New Market, Onitsha, Anambra State, once they have been caught.
The suspects additional confessed that they’d up to now carried out such assignments, “4 occasions this yr”.
They are presently giving helpful info to operatives of the Commission, and shall be charged to court docket quickly.