December 15, 2017 – Pictures: Nigerian Fraudster Jailed For 18 Years In Vietnam For Duping Wealthy Vietnamese Women
A court in Southern Vietnam on Thursday sentenced a Nigerian fraudster to 18 years in prison for allegedly duping several wealthy Vietnamese women in fake customs enforcement scam.
The convict, 45-year-old Michael Ikechukwu Leonard allegedly gained the trust of his victims on What apps using fake identities.
Leonard and his Vietnamese accomplices mostly females reportedly disguised as customs agents before contacting their victims to demand for fees and fines for non existing shipments.
The syndicate duped one of their victims of $28,500 in Can Tho before their arrest.
Leonard’s accomplices received sentences ranging from 12 to 15 years.