The management of Bankers Warehouse has called on the Financial and Economic Crimes Commission ( EFCC ), to release the $2.8 million cash and its employees arrested at Enugu Airport on December 20.
Bankers Warehouse tells EFCC that it’s company is registered by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to carry out cash movement as well as currency processing.
According to EFCC , the two Bankers Warehouse officials, Ighoh Augustine and Ezekwe Emmanuel, were arrested at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu on the suspicion of money laundering.
while, the company said in Lagos on Sunday that the cash were seized while its employees were arrested while carrying out legitimate business of cash movement for one of its banker clients.
The Bankers Warehouse in a statement, state emphatically that the movement of this currency was a legitimate exercise, being carried out on behalf of a legitimate Financial Institution,”