Customs hands over suspect arrested with 54 ATM cards to EFCC

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Customs hands over suspect arrested with 54 ATM cards to EFCC

The Area Controller, Nigeria Customs Service in Kano, Comptroller S.P Umar, Wednesday, handed over a money laundering suspect, Abubakar Sale, to the Head, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Kano Zonal Office, Mualledi Farouq Dogondaji, for further investigation and prosecution.

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EFCC Head, Media & Publicity, Wilson Uwujaren, in a press statement in Abuja, said while handing over the suspect at the Customs Area Command in Kano, Umar disclosed that the suspect was arrested by officers of the Nigeria Customs at the Malam Aminu Kano Airport while attempting to board an Ethiopian Air plane to Turkey.

He said upon his arrest, he was discovered to be carrying 54 pieces of ATM cards of different banks, bearing various names.

On receiving the suspect, Dogondaji commended the gesture by the Nigeria Customs in ensuring continuous partnership with the Commission.

He assured of proper investigation, adding that the Commission will communicate the outcome of the investigation and possible prosecution to the Customs Service.

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