The US federal authorities on Tuesday seized an aircraft belonging to a Nigerian facing multi-million dollar fraud charges in the country.
The seizure was made at the Peachtree DeKalb Airport in Georgia.
The aircraft was ransacked for evidence, hard drugs and other contraband by federal agents.
According to WSB-TV, their Correspondent, Aaron Diamant, witnessed the seizure of the plane in a case that is said to be related to an international fraud scheme.
Diamant, who shared a video from the seizure on his verified Twitter handle said, “We’re alongside Federal agents as they seize a jet at @PDKAirport.”
It was reported that the federal agents went through the plane for evidence with a K-9 team for drugs and other contraband.
Investigators said the plane belongs to a Nigerian national charged in a multimillion-dollar international fraud scheme.