National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) arrested two suspects with the smuggling of Automated Teller Machine (ATM) cards through the Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos.
The suspects by name Pauline Osita, 40 and Egesiokwu Frank Chukwudi, 41 were arrested with different ATM cards belonging to different bank.
[dropcap type=”3″]A[/dropcap]ccording to the statements by NDLEA’s spokesman Ofoyeju Mitchell said quoted the chairman Ahmadu Giade as saying, “We arrested Nweke Pauline Osita with 65 debit cards and Egesiokwu Frank Chukwudi with twenty-four (24) debit cards during screening of passengers on an Ethiopian airline flight to China.”
The NDLEA chairman has directed that the suspects be transferred to the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) for further Investigation.
According to Giade, the suspects conspired with others to evade scrutiny from government agencies by opening various bank accounts with the aim of using the debit cards for daily withdrawals abroad.