Cash Smuggling: Two Lebanese jailed, forfeit $890,000 to the FG


EFCC, Port Harcourt zonal office on Thursday, August 20, 2020, secured the conviction of Chamseddine Waell Mohammed and Dina Jihad Khali who both pleaded guilty to separate one count charge of money laundering.

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 two convicts were arrested for attempting to smuggle a total sum of $890,000 out of Nigeria,  through the Port Harcourt International Airport on August 12, 2020.

Justice Sani convicted and sentenced the defendants to two years imprisonment with an option of fine of N1m. The undeclared amount was ordered forfeited to the Federal Government of Nigeria.

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