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Nagpur Police arrests five Delhi-based Nigerian gang members for duping city woman of Rs 41.70 lakh

Nagpur Police officials with the arrested accused

Nagpur Police officials with the arrested accused

Nagpur Polices Cyber Cell busted a big online racket on Tuesday as it arrested five men, part of a Nigerian gang, who duped a city woman of Rs 41.70 lakh from June 2020 to July 2020. 

As per the police, the victim Reena Newton, a retired nurse, was contacted a man named Danny Morer on Facebook. Morer told Newton that he could help her get a job in Canada. Over a period of two months, Newton deposited Rs 41.70 lakh in eight bank accounts mentioned by Morer. On realizing that she had been duped the woman’s family contacted the police. 

The cyber cell swung in action after the complaint and started tracking the bank accounts in which Newton deposited the money. Also, CCTV footage from the ATM, from where money was being withdrawn was also sourced. Once cyber cell officials realized that the men involved are from Delhi, they went to the capital and arrested the accused. 

Those who have been arrested include: Sujit Dilip Tiwari (25), Michelle Scotus Kolai (23), Idu Dollar Ukeke (32), Emu Sunday Adudayke (32) and Kelvin Neke (29). 

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During the investigation, the cyber cell came across following important things: 

– Many Indians have been duped by the Nigerian gang till now. These Nigerians stay in areas like Mohan Nagar, Chandur Vihar and Uttam Nagar

– Many of these Nigerians are using fake bank accounts and SIM cards. Some of these SIM cards are also registered in Mumbai 

– The Nigerian gang members use Indians like Tiwari to open fake bank accounts and dupe people. In return, Indians get 5 to 10% commission 

Present during a press conference about the same were Sunil Phulari (Additional Commissioner of Police), Vivek Masal (DCP, Economic Offences Wing), Senior PI Ashok Baghul, PI Raghvendrasinh Kshirsagar, API Vishal Mane and others. 

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