Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Rajasthan: Nigerian dupes businessman, held at Mumbai airport

Jaipur: The Special Operation Group of Rajasthan police on Monday arrested a Nigerian national from Mumbai airport for allegedly duping a Jaipur-based businessman of Rs 7.79 lakh. The Nigerian, whose visa had expired, was about to be deported by the immigration officials at the airport.
The Nigerian has been identified as Eric Chukwudi Okafor who had come to India on medical visa in 2015. A case under Sections 66C, 66D, 84B under Information Technology Act 2000 and IPC sections pertaining to cheating, fraud and criminal conspiracy (120B/419/420 of IPC) has been registered against Okafor.

Director general of police (ATS and SOG) Anil Paliwal said the businessman had registered an FIR complaining that he had been duped of Rs 7.79 lakh online on December 16. In the complaint, the businessman mentioned that he had a client based in Italy and he has been in touch with him for business for the past 15 years. He mentioned that he received an email from his client that his acquaintance needs money for medical treatment in India and he gave details of Indian bank accounts. On the request through the mail, the businessman deposited Rs7.79 lakh in instalment in different bank accounts from December 2 to December 11. But, when he talked to his Italian business client about the money he deposited on his request, his Italian client denied that he had written any such email to him asking him to deposit money in different bank accounts.
31/12/19 Times of India
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