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Ivorian held for ‘bilking’ woman of Bt5.3m in ‘black money’ scam


A man from Ivory Coast was arrested in Thailand for allegedly running a “black money” scam, duping a Bangkok businesswoman out of Bt5.3 million, Crime Suppression Division deputy chief Pol Colonel Prasopchok Prommoon told a news conference yesterday.

The 31 year-old suspect, Olalekan Afelumo, was wanted for fraud and arrested at a hotel in Phuket’s Muang district on December 4 Sunday, while his alleged accomplice from Liberia – identified as Jonathan Sayezee, 44 – escaped.

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