Scammers who duped American company locked in jail

Scammers who duped American company locked in jail

- Scammers who duped an American company have been jailed

- All six scammers had duped the company with gold at a tune of 10 million dollars

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Police officials have arrested six persons related to the gold scamming scandal involving a US-based company.

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All persons have been slapped with charges of defrauding by false pretences and breach of the Electronic Transactions Act 2008 (Act 772). defrauding by false pretences and breach of the Electronic Transactions Act 2008 (Act 772).

It all started when a total of 11 suspected Gold scammers defrauded a US-based company at a tune of 10 million dollars under the pretext of supplying them with gold bars.

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Names of all six suspects are Maxwell Peter, Babatunde Martins, Bernard Emurhowhoariogho Okorhi, Dana Brady, James Dean, Javier Luis and Ramos Alonso.

The Economic Organised Crime Organisation (EOCO), in a report, says

these gold scammers set up a fake email usually containing either an attachment or a link to a malicious website which was linked to the said real estate company and infected the company’s entire computer network and harvested information including company files, credentials and gave the accused persons access to sensitive information which aided them to dupe the company.

Meanwhile, a man-hunt is still underway by the police to smoke out other suspects of this crime.

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