10 Nigerians Nabbed In Delhi For Transfer Of Fake Funds

10 Nigerians between the ages of 27-35 were Monday arrested from Delhi for fake fund transfer by the Cyber Cell of Rachkonda Police.

They were said to have cheated some persons from different parts of the country in the past.

Police officers also recovered eight laptops, twenty-six mobile phones, one Ipad, and thirty five sim cards from the fraudsters.

As narrated by the Police, a 36-year-old victim, who works as a Nurse in a corporate hospital in Secunderabad, accepted a friend request from one Agustin William, who introduced himself as a Pastor working in Northern Ireland.

After chatting for three months, the accused promised to send the victim gifts worth $50,000 along with I-phone, wrist watch and a gold set with pearls.

On March 15, the victim received a call from a man claiming to be a custom official working at Delhi Airport. He asked the victim to deposit Rs 27,500 as registration fee to claim the courier and then continued to persuade her to spend money citing various other

After the victim paid Rs 9,37,000, she grew suspicious and approached the Cyber Cell, which registered a complaint and began investigations. Based on the contents of the complaint, a case was registered under sections 417, 419, 420, 468, 471, R/w 34 IPC and Section 66 C and 66 D of IT Act.

A team led by Inspector S V Harikrishna, SIs Vikram Reddy, Anil Kumar under the guidance of Inspector Mohammad Riyazuddin of Cyber Cell, raided the hide out of the accused and seized 8 laptops, 26 mobiles/ I-pads, 10 internet dongles, 35 SIM cards used for commission of offence.

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