See The 6 Nigerian Men Arrested While Swallowing Dollars In Order To Beat Security Check.
They're arrested at Excel Oriental Hotel, Airport Road, Lagos State while busy swallowing $156,000 ( N32m ) with the intention of exporting it to Brazil.
Those arrested were 37-year-old Nwokenta Kingsley aka Buchito, a bureau de change operator; Onwuasoanya Augustine Chukwuemeka, 54, Christian Okoli Ifor, 35, Nwokenta Emmanuel Maduakolam, 31, Ezenwa Ikenna, 28, and Ezenwa Uzoma, 33.
Buchito is the brain behind the criminal act. Augustine swallowed 74 wraps of dollars amounting to $111,000. Christian had $45,000 which he wanted to swallow. Nwokenta, who is the manager of Amazon Bureau de Change played a supportive role in the alleged crime.
Ezenwa Ikenna who was hired to wrap the money is believed to have acquired his skill from illicit drug wrapping. The illicit exportation of currency by ingestion is a new trend in circumventing money laundering legislation...