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MENAFN - Arab News - 18/04/2014
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(MENAFN - Arab News) An arab expat is being investigated for possible money-laundering after he was found to be in possession of 60000 in his hand luggage upon arrival from dammam at ninoy aquino international airport in manila.

abdulaziz al-homoud has been charged with violating the country's anti-money laundering laws and a policy issued by the philippine central bank stipulating that travelers bring in a maximum of 10000 in cash into the country according to abs-cbn news.

al-humoud a businessman alleged that he had intended to use the money while on vacation in the country and was unaware of the cash limit.

customs officers princess tienza and jamal ramos asked to see al-humoud's hand luggage after noticing that he was uneasy as he went through the customs clutching onto his bag.



the passenger had told the officers that he had nothing to declare when he presented his passport and customs declaration form.

the officers however discovered a brown envelope containing bundles of us dollars upon searching his hand luggage.

al-humoud then said he was only carrying 40000 but thorough examination revealed that the envelope contained six bundles of 10000 each.

abs-cbn news said the customs will confiscate the 50000 and return the remaining 10000 to the passenger.

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