Former model appears at court in Ballymena accused of 'concealing' 180,000 Euro in luggage at Belfast International Airport

Former model appears at court in Ballymena accused of 'concealing' 180,000 Euro in luggage at Belfast International Airport

A FORMER model has been further remanded in custody accused of concealing 180,550 Euro in hand luggage at Belfast International Airport whilst allegedly 'knowing or suspecting it to be criminal property'.

Mark Adams (41), of Castleheath, Malahide, Dublin, is charged in relation to May 9, 2018.

He is also charged with attempting to remove the cash from Northern Ireland on the same date.

The defendant is further accused of entering into or becoming concerned in an arrangement, 'namely the removal of criminal property from Northern Ireland, knowing or suspecting that this arrangement would facilitate the retention, use or control of such criminal property by persons unknown'.

The defendant appeared at Antrim Magistrates Court, sitting in Ballymena, on Tuesday via video link from Maghaberry Prison.

He was further remanded in custody and the case adjourned to October.

In 2010, Adams had appeared on the RTÉ TV dating show One Night Stand.

  • Main picture: Belfast International Airport.