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Mark Adams is facing proceeds of crime charges

Mark Adams is facing proceeds of crime charges

Mark Adams is facing proceeds of crime charges

Mark Adams is facing proceeds of crime charges

Mark Adams is facing proceeds of crime charges

A male model allegedly caught at Belfast airport with €180,000 in his hand luggage is set to be extradited from the Republic to Northern Ireland, where he is wanted over the laundering of crime cash.

Mark Adams (40), with an address at Castleheath, Malahide, Co Dublin, made almost 500 foreign trips before he was stopped at Belfast International Airport.

He is alleged to have been in possession of €180,000 (£163,000) in two brown envelopes while attempting to get a flight to Alicante in Spain on May 9, 2018.