Social media reactions and wild criticisms is currently trailing the EFCC after a court today ordered a man to forfeit his $96,000 to the Federal Government, for failing to declare it at the airport while traveling out.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Thursday June 16, 2016, obtained conviction in a case of Money Laundering brought against one Samuel Duru before Justice M.N Yinusa of the Federal High Court, Enugu.
Duru who was arrested by Nigeria Customs Services at the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu was subsequently handed to EFCC for prosecution.
His offence was in contravention of Section 12 of the Foreign Exchange (Monitoring and Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 2011. He was charged for failure to declare the sum of Eighty Six Thousand United States Dollars ($86,000.00) out of a total sum of $96 thousand United States Dollars while travelling to China in December 2015.