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Nigerian charged in connection with lucrative romance scam


Tourist Police arrested a Nigerian on Thursday for involvement in an alleged international romance scam that appears to have netted Bt16 million.

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Pol Maj Gen Surachet Hakpal, deputy commissioner of the Tourist Police Bureau, said ATM cards, bank pass books, a mobile phone and a computer were seized when Light Chinezurum was arrested at a Bangkok apartment.
The bank accounts had at one time collectively held Bt16 million before the money was transferred abroad, Surachet said.

Published : April 27, 2018

By : The Nation