NDLEA arrests man with 108 ATM cardsThe suspected man is reportedly working for an international criminal organization. Pascal Udeh was arrested while he was trying to board a Qatar Airline flight to China. Premium Times reports that the ATM cards belong to five commercial banks.
The NDLEA commander at the Lagos airport, said the Pascal was arraigned in connection with supposed money laundering and was straight away carried out to the assets and financial investigation directorate of the agency for the probe.
Agency said that the highest numberof debt cards belong to First City Monument Bank, 23 cards to Stanbic IBTC Bank; 19 – Zenith Bank, 6 – Fidelity Bank, and 2 from Diamond Bank.
Victoria Egbase, the director of assets and financial investigation, said the NDLEA had constituted a prima facie case of financial crime against the man and that the chair had directed the transfer of the case to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission for further inquiry.
Ahmadu Giade, the NDLEA chairman, said: “This is a suspected money laundering case involving cash transfer with debit cards,” said Mr. Giade. “The EFCC will carry out further investigation on the case. We must continue to work together as a united force against criminal syndicates.”