Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Nigerians arrested for online fraud - - 9 Feb 2010

I) Three Nigerians, who were illegally staying in India and cheating internet users on the pretext of online lottery, were arrested in east Delhi, police said today.

The arrested have been identified as Smart Adoghe, Godfrey Omoaghe and Iyobasa Isibor, Deputy Commissioner of Police (East) K C Dwivedi said. The arrests came following a complaint filed by one Ramesh Chand Jaiswal.

Three laptops, eight mobile Phones, fake documents and expired passports, articles purchased worth more than Rs 9-10 lakh were recovered. Laptops were scanned and data relating to the phishing e-mails sent by this gang were recovered.

"The trio on arrival download Nigerian passports and paste their photographs to get rented accommodation on fake identity. They also got SIM cards and opened bank accounts using fake documents," Dwivedi said.

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