Thanks to a whistle-blower, Nigeria's Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) found US$43.4 million (S$60 million) in US dollar notes in an apartment in the country's largest city, Lagos.
As per usual, the internet is having a field day.
It was not lost on Twitter users that the event took place in Nigeria - the country named in many spam emails from a "Nigerian prince," in which a scammer poses as royalty to get a victim's bank account details and/or money through transfers.
Most of the said spam emails begin like this:
So of course, everyone made the same joke.
As for the actual incident, an investigation is ongoing, and Nigeria's EFCC has said that along with the USD, US$75,000 worth of Nigerian currency and US$35,000 in British pound sterling were also found hidden in the apartment, "neatly arranged".