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Man Arrested With $320,000 Cash At Lagos Airport

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Man Arrested With $320,000 Cash At Lagos Airport

man arrested with 320 thousand dollar cash

Nov 21, 2012 – Man Arrested With $320,000 Cash At Lagos Airport

The Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Command of Nigeria Customs Service yesterday arrested a passenger with over $320,000 at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, about boarding a Qatar Airways flight bound for Doha, in the Gulf region.

The passenger identified as Onwuekwe  Anthony Chidi, was checking in on Qatar Airways, when he declared the money, but could not explain the source of the currency as well as show adequate proof of his business to officials of Customs at the airport.

The passenger and the money have been handed over to officials of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, for further investigations.

According to a statement signed by the Customs Area Controller, Mr. Eporwei Charles,    “About  13.00 hours on November 19, 2012, a  passenger by name Onwuekwe Anthony Chidi, with passport number A04086671 was checking in on Qatar Airways, he declared the sum of $320,000  on both forms CDFIA and CDFIB but could not explain the source of the currency nor show adequate proof of his business to the Customs officer.”

Meanwhile the money and suspect have been handed over to the EFCC for further investigations. (Source: Vanguard)

5 Comments

5 Comments

  1. Stanley

    November 21, 2012 at 7:35 AM

    I think d efcc shud investigate very on d kind of business he is into.dat earned him such amount on cash.

  2. c's mum!

    November 21, 2012 at 8:08 AM

    na waooooo!

  3. Don Richie

    November 21, 2012 at 1:57 PM

    that guy fit be 419 o

  4. Lawson L Ahmed

    November 21, 2012 at 2:22 PM

    our money dey grow wings want to fly again. gud work

  5. aronu nnamdi

    November 21, 2012 at 7:29 PM

    this case should be investigated thoroughly to know the real source of the huge sum of money to the man. Probably he may be a dubious man or as well a business mugul…

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