Less than a month after officials of EFCC intercepted a sum of money at the Kaduna International Airport, the anti-graft agency has made yet another shocking discovery, Naij.com reports.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Lagos zone, this evening uncovered yet another large sum of suspected laundered money to the tune of N448, 850,000 (Four hundred and forty eight million, eight hundred and fifty thousand naira) only in a shop at LEGICO Shopping Plaza, Ahmadu Bello Way, Victoria Island, Lagos.
The money stashed in several Ghana Must Go bags were in N500 and N1000 denominations, hidden in a shop awaiting conversion into foreign currency.
Relying on information provided by a concerned whistle blower, operatives of the Commision swooped on the shopping complex and sought the identity of the owners of two shops, LS 64 and LS 67 which were under locks and keys.
NAIJ.com discovered that the attention of the plaza’s chairman and some traders were drawn in order to force the shops open.
Traders interviewed at the premises claimed they were not aware such money was housed in there, as the place hardly opens for business.
The Commission is investigating the matter in order to unravel the owner and source of the money.