The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission ( EFCC) on Friday intercepted the sum of $2.8million from two men at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.
The suspects, namely Ighoh Augustine and Ezekwe Emmanuel were nabbed based on Intelligence reports.
According to the commission, the suspects were caught with two suitcases containing $1.4 million each totalling $2.8 million, at the departure lounge of the airport while about to board an Arik Air evening flight to Lagos.
During interrogation, the suspects confessed that they have been in the business of conveying cash for “some notable banks”, for over six years and were in the process of doing same for Union Bank Plc, located at New Market, Onitsha, Anambra State, when they were caught.
The suspects further confessed that they had so far carried out such assignments, “four times this year”