More Nigerian romance scammers rounded up

Crime-buster and deputy Tourist police chief, Pol Maj Gen Surachate Hakparn, held a media conference to proclaim the arrest of another three Nigerians and two Thai female accomplices involved in a set of multi-million baht romance scams.

The Nigerians were named as Oli Ifaenyi, Samson Orgi and Orubor Kingsley Nosa. They have been charged with fraud and illegal entry into the country, along with various charges relating to the scams.

The Thai women have been identified as 34 year old Surairat Sapsang and 26 year old Kanyaphat Bunlam.

Surachate has been leading a police task force known as TACTICS – Thailand’s ACtion Taskforce for Information technology Crime Suppression. Police from Beung Kam, Phayathai, Patthalung, Phuket and Rayong were also involved in the sting.

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Victims were swindled out of amounts from 30,000 to 2 million baht after they were promised gold, money and jewelry.

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SOURCE: Tourist Police

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