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Lampang: Nigerian man arrested as police hunt ‘romance scam’ gang

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Bell tower in Lampang

Bell tower in Lampang, northern Thailand. Photo: Paul Arps / flickr.


Tourist police are hunting for conspirators in a “romance scam” gang after they arrested a 32-year-old Nigerian who allegedly lured a Thai woman in Lampang province into wiring him nearly Bt100,000.

Tourist Police Bureau deputy commissioner Pol Maj-General Surachet Hakparn said in a press conference yesterday that the suspect, Emery Henry Ogba, was a member of a gang believed to have a monthly income of Bt1 million from illicit operations.

Full story: The Nation

By Jessada Jantararak
The Nation


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