TWO NIGERIANS ARRESTED IN CAMBODIA FOR ONLINE SCAM
The anti-cybercrime department of the Cambodian Police has arrested two Nigerian men and a local woman for alleged involvement in online scam.
The suspects are Makcava Femi wisdom, 28 and Spark Onwa, 33,(both Nigerians) and Thon Sarem, 33, a Cambodian.
General Lieutenant Neth Savoen, Director of National Police, confirmed this in a statement on Monday.
Savoen said the arrest was carried out by operatives of the anti-crime department led by lieutenant Chea Pove, and coordinated by the Phnom Penh court prosecutor, on October 1.
The Director said the suspects were brought to the Department of Technology Crimes for processing and later sent to the Phnom Penh Municipal Court for legal action following a complaint.
In March 2020, four Nigerian men were arrested in Cambodia, for alleged online fraud.
The suspects were also arrested for kidnapping.
The Police recovered 3 passports, 4 laptops, 8 cell phones, one SIM card Number, one yellow metal cord, 15,000 riel and US $ 5, 000 from the suspects.