July 23, 2024

July 23, 2024

Police Nab Suspect For Defrauding Thai Citizen Of $216,000 And N30m

Detectives of the State Criminal Investigative Department (SCID), Lagos State Police Command, have arrested one Chimereze Chinedu ‘m’ for defrauding a citizen of Thailand of the sum of two hundred and sixteen thousand dollars.

Chimereze defrauded his victim under the pretense of selling 37 tricycles to her. He further expanded his fraudulent activity by forging letters of the State Criminal Investigative Department, Lagos showing that the tricycles were seized by the police and further extorted Thirty Million Naira from the victim to purportedly secure the release of the tricycles.

The suspect was arrested on May 10, 2024 following weeks of diligent investigation and technical support from the INTERPOL.

He is currently in detention, as investigations continue to uncover details towards identifying and apprehending his accomplices.

The Lagos State Police Command remains steadfast in its commitment to combating internet fraud and ensuring that perpetrators are brought to justice

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