Nigerian man, one late gathering arrested in India for duping people through online lottery scams

 Nigerian man, one other arrested in India for duping people through online lottery scams

Police re Sunday, May 6, arrested a Delhi-based Nigerian man and a local resident for committing online fraud and duping people of anew Rs 30 lakh through lottery scams.

The duo would lure people by telling they have won lotteries to the name of Rs 10-15 lakh and consider them to ensue Rs 20,000-25,000 as pension tax and auxiliary expenses.

 Nigerian man, one other arrested in India for duping people through online lottery scams

Briefing the press, Ashok Kumar, senior manager of police (SP), in Badaun, said the accused Nigerian was staying in India concerning expired visa previously 2012.

We have arrested a Nigerian man, identified as James Lee, and another person named Gulfam, a indigenous of Sangrampur village knocked out Bisauli police jurisdiction of Badaun. During interrogation, Gulfam said they used be in bank accounts to entire quantity maintenance traditional from victims. He would later refrain the amount and hand it more than to Lee in Delhi. Gulfam customary a commission of 9% of the unmovable share. Of this 9%, he would save 3% and find the portion for the get off to those who provided him fable numbers. The accounts were opened using play IDs in the names of Shanu and Sharik, said Kumar.

Gulfam has confessed to receiving Rs 1 lakh as commission in the codicil three months. This reveals a cheating racket amounting to re Rs 30 lakh. We have along with learnt that there are many such groups full of zip from Delhi, especially in the Chattarpur area of the capital city. We are investigating the situation and infuriating to deem out more details. The accused are creature interrogated by sleuths of the shrewdness bureau, local penetration unit and the police, said Kumar.


He along with auxiliary that Lee is not in possession of a exact visa and had entered India in 2012 concerning a three-month own taking place.


An FIR has been registered to the side of the accused persons below IPC sections 420 (cheating), 467 (forgery of indispensable security, will, etc), 468 (forgery for seek of cheating) and 471 (using forged document or electronic scrap book as definite) and afterward various sections of the IT accomplishment, Passport Act and Foreigners Act. Police have recovered a laptop, eight mobile phones, four passbooks, five cheque books, 10 function PAN cards, three Aadhaar cards, two identity cards, four ATM cards and one take effect press card as adroitly.

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