A suspected fraudster, Yasir Salihu Abdullahi, was arrested at Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport, MAKIA, with 848 ATM cards on Friday August 4th (yesterday). According to reports, in December 2015, the 29-year old man, Yahaya Saifullahi, was arrested at the same airport with 870 ATM cards and two devices meant for electronic banking transactions.
Agents of the presidential taskforce on money laundering and illegal movement of currency nabbed Mr Abdullahi while planning to board Egypt Air flight to Dubai.
It was gathered that the cards comprise 490 GTbank ATMs, 289 Access Bank ATMs, while the rest belong to various Nigerian banks.
Mr Abdullahi was handed over to EFCC for further investigation.