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Nigerian Customs Intercept NAHCO Bus Carrying $8.6 Million Cash At Lagos Airport [Photos]

Nigerian Custom has announced the seizure of $8 million cash at the Muritala Mohammed International Airport Ikeja, Lagos State.⁣

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The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has intercepted $8,065,615 at Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos State.

The customs comptroller-general, Hameed Ali who disclosed this during a press conference in Lagos on Tuesday, February 4, 2020, said that the cash was intercepted in a car while it was about to be loaded into an aircraft.

He did not provide details of the aircraft but added that the money was stashed inside a vehicle belonging to the Nigerian Aviation Handling Company (NAHCO).

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Mr Ali said a suspect, the driver of the vehicle and a staff of NAHCO, has been arrested in connection with the alleged money laundering.

The Custom boss said the money was wrapped in large brown envelopes with the names of would-be owners.

“From the day we seized this money, no bank has come to claim ownership. But our investigation will reveal the mystery behind the owners,” Alli.

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