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Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Two Nigerians, Four Thais, Arrested After Running Romance Scam on Tinder in Phuket

Police in the Patong district of Phuket have announced the arrest of two Nigerian suspects relating to a romance scam case ran on Tinder. The two Nigerian suspects are identified as:

  • Mr. Chigozie Fortune Ejiofor
  • Mr. Anyadike Solomon Amarachi

Four other suspects who are Thai nationals have been arrested in connection with the case.

The full names of the Thai suspects were not available in the report.

The details of how the scam operated are still slim in the report, but we will update when they come in.

Mr. Amarachi was found to have overstayed in Thailand for 286 days. Mr. Ejiofor had also overstayed his visa for 692 days.

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