The anti-graft agency, EFCC, says it is investigating a suspected fraudster caught concealing 2,866 atm cards and four sim cards in noodles while on his way to the United Arab Emirates, Dubai.
The Customs Deputy Comptroller, Enforcement, Abudulmumuni Bako, said that the suspect claimed he came from Kano state to travel to Dubai via an Emirate flight and was seen with someone who was meant to facilitate his movement through the airport checks.
The Lagos zonal head, Abdulrasheed Bawa, who received the suspect on behalf of the commision, assured that the suspect and others will be thoroughly investigated.
“Indeed banks and bankers are involved” Mr Bawa said.
“There are a number of possibilities. There is an element of consiparacy, foreign exchange malpractices (FOREX) and money laundering.