Two men suspected to be money launderers were arrested with the sum of $2.8 million cash at the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.
The suspects claimed to be conveying the cash to Lagos for a particular bank and had done so four times this year alone, The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Enugu Zonal Office, on Thursday, December 20, 2018, intercepted $2.8million from the two suspects, identified as Ighoh Augustine and Ezekwe Emmanuel, allegedly working for a company: Bankers Warehouse.
They were nabbed based on intelligence report. Upon their arrests, they were caught with consignments of two suitcases, containing $1.4 million each, totaling $2.8 million, at the departure lounge of the airport while trying to board an Arik Air evening flight to Lagos.
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