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Nigerian Politicians Now Using ATM Cards For Money Laundering, Suspect Confesses To Police

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Nigerian Politicians Now Using ATM Cards For Money Laundering, Suspect Confesses To Police

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Oct 18, 2015 – Nigerian Politicians Now Using ATM Cards For Money Laundering, Suspect Confesses To Police

A 34 year old man was caught trying to smuggle 108 ATM debit cards out of Nigeria.
Udeh Onuora Pascal was arrested at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA),Ikeja, in the process of boarding a Qatar Airline flight to China.

Fifty eight of the ATM cards were issued by First City Monument Bank (FCMB), 23 belong to Stanbic IBC Bank while Zenith Bank has 19, Fidelity Bank 6 and Diamond Bank 2.

The suspect claimed to be a trader at the Onitsha main market and also a 300 level History and International Relations student at the Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka.In his statement ,he admitted that he is not the owner of the ATM cards and he was only asked to take them to China.

He said “I am not the owner of the cards. I was told to take them to China and that somebody will collect them from me when I get there.I never knew it would lead to my arrest.”

Chairman/Chief Executive of the NDLEA Ahmadu Giade said :

“This is a suspected money laundering case involving cash transfer with debit cards. The EFCC will carry out further investigation on the case. We must continue to work together as a united force against criminal syndicates.”

[Daily Post]

7 Comments

7 Comments

  1. God win ooo

    October 18, 2015 at 6:51 PM

    All those banks should also be sanctioned. Criminals

  2. Austin J.

    October 18, 2015 at 9:26 PM

    Abi oooo

  3. RAPO

    October 19, 2015 at 6:08 AM

    THERE IS NOTHING THAT WOULD NOT HAPPEN IN NIGERIA……PLEASE ANTHER TRIBE SHOULD HAVE BEEN THE ONE TO TRANSPORT THOSE CARDS WHY THESE PEOPLE AGAIN? MUST YOU COMMITE CRIME? WHY YOU, WHY YOU? DON’T YOU PEOPLE FEEL ASHAMED?

  4. Enoch Oarhe

    October 19, 2015 at 12:04 PM

    How come a singular individual was able to obtain such a hefty number of debit cards from the banks??? NaijaWonder…..They need be sanctioned!!!

  5. Bankole Jones

    October 19, 2015 at 12:48 PM

    Nigeria as a nation is full of evil always.

  6. Danti

    October 19, 2015 at 1:30 PM

    If names are not mentioned, then it is not a confession. The police must apply grinding technique so the name(s) can commot quickly.

  7. Justin

    October 19, 2015 at 1:55 PM

    The issueer of those atm should be squizzed by efcc for confession

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