On Account of Duping Government Contractor, Nigerians National are Arrested
The police statement in news.in.msn.com dated January 10 2011 says that, a Nigerian, Johnson Emmanuel, 34 has been arrested for the charge of fooling a government contractor and earning hard money from him.
It is all initiated on 10 august 2011, when KR Jayachandra Reddy , president of bruton receives an email which says that he had won a lottery and he would be awarded 25 lacks .In his greed to make easy money , Reddy replied to the email saying thanks and enquiring about further procedure. The next email asked about his bank account's details, phone number and address.
Reddy was also intended to pay some money as service and custom charges to get the lottery money.
Reddy willingly agreed to pay that money and was asked to make payment in 42 different accounts in various bank .He started paying then in the tempt of fast money.
The victim had lost 6 lacks cash in the payment depositing in different account numbers.
Shortly, he had realized that he was tricked and he filed a complaint. On the basis of his protest, police entrapped the accused, who was in Mumbai, asking him to come to the city and collect money. He was arrested on his arrival into the city.
Similarly, another Nigerian was involved in a similar case in Dubai.
A man was said that he had paid out over $350,000 on the principle that he had won a big amount in a lottery which was indeed a con, a Dubai court was informed, as reported by 7Days on 10 January 2012.
The court has stated that the Saudi has got an email saying him that he had received AUS $1 million in a lottery of people's email but before that he is asked to hand over the fess to claim the lottery." They keep on asking additional money so he sent various amounts. After that he received an email asking him to arrive in Dubai from Saudi to have a meeting with the Nigerian envoy who would give the prize," the report added.
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