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Nigerian National arrested in Pattaya for online money scams

Pattaya – This afternoon, July 6th, 2019, a Nigerian National, Mr. Yuchana Joseph Amujioku, 40 was arrested in his home in Pattaya along with his Thai wife, Wasana Kanchak, 36 years old for allegedly stealing 1.5 million baht from a Thai woman in a sophisticated online romance scam.

Police stated that Mr. Amujioku was claiming to be an American Military Doctor working for World Bank on Facebook under the screen name UD Danid named David Mandy. In February he messaged a 44-year-old Thai woman and told he would send her 500,000 US Dollars but needed several payments to transfer the money for bank fees to release the money. He has also allegedly posed as several other people.

Full story: thepattayanews.com

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