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Manish Singh, Noida: Are you dating a cheat from any dating app, if you do, be careful. Because the joint team of Noida-20 sector police station and Cyber ​​​​​​IT cell exposed a vicious Nigerian gang who cheated on behalf of customs by befriending women through a online chat app. Police arrested 6 Nigerians. Including a woman. The police recovered 3 laptops, 17 touch screen mobile phones from different companies, an internet dongle, Rs 40,000,860 in cash and three passports along with a Yamaha Fascino scooter from their possession.

A joint team of Cyber ​​IT Cell and Thana Sector-20 Noida Police arrested 6 vicious thugs including a woman who deceived people on behalf of customs by befriending people via an online chat application. They have been identified as Okoli Stephen, Okosindhi Michael, Umadi Roland, Okoli Daniel, Okoli Prosper and the wife of Kunzangmo Henry.

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nigerian gang arrested

Entered India on a Study and Treatment Visa
The police said there was an organized gang of criminals. He is from the country of Nigeria. Those who had come to India in 2021 on study and treatment visa, their visa had expired after 6 months in the year 2021. Even after the time expired, these defendants did not return to their countries of origin and began to commit the said organized crime.

that’s how the whole game was

Police said the defendants created fake profiles using various dating apps such as TINDER, BUMBLE, OK CUPID, BADOO and HINGE etc. After that, according to the plan, upon arrival in India, the criminals themselves prepare a false story of being caught at the airport during customs checks in the name of bringing in foreign currency. After that, the criminal in her gang, posing as a customs officer, tricks the woman who has been trapped into her trap by taking money as customs duty in the name of rescuing the person caught by the custom.

Fraud with women from many countries
The above types of crimes are committed by the accused with women continuously for about 7-8 years. Hundreds of women have been targeted and crimes committed by them. Apart from Indian women, the defendants befriended women from different countries like Portugal, Sweden and Netherlands etc. By transferring the money fraudulently obtained by the defendants to various fake accounts, converting it into Naira, the currency of their country Nigeria, their hobbies are satisfied. An amount of approximately Rs 1 lakh 25 has been frozen at the State Bank in the bank accounts used by the criminals.