Saturday, 30 April 2016
China-Bound Nigerian Arrested With 130 ATM Cards Hidden In Noodles Pack (Photo)
A man with an unconvincing reason for possessing several ATM cards on his way to Asia has been apprehended by security agencies in Nigeria.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC is currently investigating a case of ATM racketeering involving one Muhammadou Ibrahim who was arrested while on transit to China for carrying 130 ( one hundred and thirty) Automated Teller Machine, ATM Cards of two different Nigerian banks and a Chinese bank, concealed in a carton of Cherie instant noodles.
The suspect was nabbed at the Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport, Kano. Upon being interviewed, he claimed to be a Nigerien with passport No. 09PC71337, bearing Muhammadou Ibrahim. However, preliminary investigation revealed that Muhammadou is a businessman that deals in costume jewelry at the kasuwan kofar Wambai market in Kano.
The suspect will be charged to court as soon as investigation is concluded.