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EFCC arrests man for failure to disclose $207,000 at Kano airport

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Rayyan Alhassanhttps://dailynigerian.com/author/rayyan/
Rayyan Alhassan is a graduate of Journalism and Mass Communication at Sikkim Manipal University, Ghana. He is the acting Managing Editor at the Daily Nigerian newspaper, a position he has held for the past 3 years. He can be reached via [email protected], or www.facebook.com/RayyanAlhassan, or @Rayyan88 on Twitter.
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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Kano zonal office, on December 31, 2018, arrested Sani Abdullahi, at the Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport, for money laundering offence.

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In a statement by Tony Orilade, the EFCC’s acting head of media and publicity, said Mr Abdullahi was arrested en route Kano to China for failing to formally declare the sum of $207,000 in his possession.

According to the statement, the suspect only declared the sum of $86,000, but concealed the sum of $121,000.

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“The concealed sum was discovered after he was searched by operatives of the Commission. It is an offence contrary to the Money Laundering Act 2011 (as amended).

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“The suspect has been granted administrative bail and will soon be charged to court,” the statement said.

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