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Two Nigerian Men Arrested & Charged For Fraud In Malaysia

The two Nigerians are believed to be the masterminds of a Syndicate – meaning they engaged in “Macau-Style Scams) were arrested. They were charged at the Malaysian Magistrate’s court with criminal conspiracy.

Egwuasu Bernard Nnaemeka and Egwuasu Chimiezi Benjamin, both aged 32, from Nigerian were accused of committing the offense by cheating former teacher Nor Faizah Othman, 48, between April 21 and June 12, 2017, causing her to suffer a total loss of RM148,490 (about N12,946,980)(US$35,568.00)

Nigerian Scammers Egwuasu Bernard Nnaemeka and Egwuasu Chimiezi Benjamin Arrested In Malaysia

Egwuasu Bernard Nnaemeka and Egwuasu Chimiezi Benjamin Arrested In Malaysia

Their charge carries a maximum penalty of five years’ jail term and a fine for each count. The accused pleaded not guilty to the charges read before magistrate Nurunaim Abdullah.

They were denied bail and November 23 has been fixed for mention and appointment of counsel. The duo, who were studying at a private university, entered the country in 2016 on student visas. However, it is more likely that they were working for a Nigerian Cartel to engage in through Malaysian banks.


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