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5 Thais & Nigerians Arrested For Money Laundering & Romance Scam In Thailand

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5 Thais & Nigerians Arrested For Money Laundering & Romance Scam In Thailand

Thailand’s Police Bureau chief Pol Lt-General Sompong Chingdoung has announced the arrest of a 37-year-old Nigerian identified as Nzemeka Ezims.

Ezims was arrested, along with four other Nigerians and five Thais for allegedly running racketeering and money-laundering scams online. His arrest was effected with a warrant issued by the Samut Prakan Court, Sompong said.

Ezims is accused of running a money-laundering business by exporting goods to Africa and providing an underground money-exchange service.

The arrest warrant was issued for a romantic scam he was reportedly involved in from June to September 2018. His scam led to 13 victims losing a combined Bt2.9 million.

The bank accounts used in the crime were linked and led to the arrest of a Thai woman who withdrew cash to wire to other gang members. Police were able to zero in on five Nigerians, including Ezims, and five Thais, reported the



  1. Adanna Ike

    September 19, 2019 at 2:11 PM

    Emeka you try. rot in jail

  2. Mon

    September 20, 2019 at 9:54 AM

    If a foreigner commits any crime in Nigeria, the government will give him/her VIP protection..say no to crime, though with Nigeria passport alone, you’re already proven guilty before investigation because our politicians are baptized criminals.

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