The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arrested a Nigerian, Yasir Salihu Abdullahi, who was traveling to Dubai with 849 Automated Teller Machine cards of various Nigerian banks.
According to the agency, Abdullahi was arrested at the Malam Aminu Kano International Airport on Friday.
He was reportedly preparing to board an Egypt Air flight heading for Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
He was intercepted after a scan of his luggage by officers of the Nigeria Customs Service revealed the suspicious items.
It was discovered that the suspect had 490 Guaranty Trust Bank ATM cards, 287 of Access Bank, 49 of Eco Bank, 10 of UBA, six of Stanbic IBTC Bank.
He also had 4 ATM cards of Zenith Bank, and one each of Sterling Bank, Standard Chartered Bank and First City Monument Bank.