Nowhere to run, nowhere to hide, as the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC), Port Harcourt zonal office secured the conviction of two Lebanese on money laundering charges preferred against them.
According to the official social media handle of the EFCC, Chamseddine Waell Mohammed and Dina Jihad Khali pleaded guilty to separate money laundering charges, as both were sentenced to 2-years imprisonment by Justice I.M. Sani of the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt on Thursday, August 20, 2020 for cash smuggling of forfeits undeclared sum of $890,000.
“Both defendants were sentenced to two years’ imprisonment by Justice I.M. Sani of the Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. The offences run contrary to Section 2 (3) of the money laundering (Prohibition) Act 2011 (as amended) and punishable under section 2 (5) of the same act.” The official handle of the EFCC tweets.
Here are the faces of Lebanese money smugglers:
Congratulations to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission for their good works.