Nigerian Online Scam Gang Arrested in Phnom Penh

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Nigerian Online Scam Gang Arrested in Phnom Penh

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Cambodia News, Phnom Penh: On 5 September 2020, 3 Nigerians and 1 Cambodian were detained by the Phnom Penh Municipal Court for fraud and money laundering, after an investigation led by the Department of Technology Crimes of the Cambodian National Police.

The National Police commissioner, General Neth Savoeun, ordered an investigation after receiving a complaint on August 29, 2020.
The Technology Crime Department, in cooperation with the Russey Keo District Police Inspectorate and the Meanchey District Police Inspectorate of the Phnom Penh Municipal Police, made an inquiry into the allegation of online fraud and money laundering, and they arrested four suspects:
1:Bun Sreylen, female, 31 years old, Cambodian , 2: EBENEZER OYETORAN, male, Nigerian, 3: OYETORAN MARGARET IBDUNNI, female, Nigerian, and 4: IBEH HENRY, male, 46 years old, Nigeria.
All four suspects were sent to the Phnom Penh Municipal Court for legal action.
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The suspects swindled money through social media, persuading locals and foreigners to send money to Cambodia through remittance agencies and some banks. After withdrawing the money, the suspects sent the money to the leader of the organization, receiving dividends according to their respective roles, and then the ringleader set up a fund to buy real estate in order to clean up the money from fraud before it sending back to their country.

The four accused have been remanded in custody by an investigating judge and taken to the police agency of the Department of Technology Crimes of the Technology Crimes Unit (M1).

Lt. Gen. Chea Pov, Director of the Department, would like to remind the people to be very careful of scammers, if this happens, please file a complaint at the Department of Technology Crimes.
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It is a pity that things like this happened but it would have been better to get to the bottom of this allegation before posting pictures of people who could be innocent. I personally know The Oyetoran couple. They are not crooks but Missionaries who have been helping Cambodia and Cambodian people for more than a decade. Your post should have used the word “allegedly”. I am confident that Ebenezer and Margaret Oyetoran have been wrongfully roped into the mess but it will be a shame if after they are exonerated you do not do another story to clear their names.
I urge everyone who is a Christian on this platform to please treat this distasteful post with caution.
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Oh my mate the Prince, had billions to give away but nobody answered his emails.
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Re: Nigerian Online Scam Gang Arrested in Phnom Penh

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There just more bloody Nigerian scammers hiding under the banner of God:

A pastor of the Redeemed Christian church of God, his wife and church members has been reportedly arrested for fraud in Cambodia.

They were arrested by the Phnom Penh Municipal Court for fraud and money laundering after the force of the Department of Technology Crimes of the General The National Police led an investigation..

The arrests came after a complaint made on August 29, 2020.

https://odincenews.com/2020/09/redeemed ... hotos.html

They run a school next to Stung Meanchey flyover called REDEEMED MARANATHA INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL. They employed a SA friend of mine.

https://opencorporates.com/companies/kh/00012736
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Re: Nigerian Online Scam Gang Arrested in Phnom Penh

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these nigerian scams have been going on for years.
Christian churches have been scamming people across Africa and the Western Hemisphere for ages.
Not a surprise to see them in Cambodia.
Similar to the beg packers...it is like some gypsy cult around the World who have perfectly penned signs in any language. You see vagabonds, couples, families with signs made by someone with skill and education.
Let the court sort it out.
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For information: Maranatha is a Seventh-day Adventist Christian mission organization.
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Prof wrote: Tue Sep 08, 2020 11:14 am It is a pity that things like this happened but it would have been better to get to the bottom of this allegation before posting pictures of people who could be innocent. I personally know The Oyetoran couple. They are not crooks but Missionaries who have been helping Cambodia and Cambodian people for more than a decade. Your post should have used the word “allegedly”. I am confident that Ebenezer and Margaret Oyetoran have been wrongfully roped into the mess but it will be a shame if after they are exonerated you do not do another story to clear their names.
I urge everyone who is a Christian on this platform to please treat this distasteful post with caution.
Ebenezer and Margaret Oyetoran have been arrested, NOT "alleged" arrested. They have been accused, and a judge has ordered they be detained in prison on charges of fraud and money laundering.
If you have evidence that these charges against them are false, then by all means feel free to post it here.
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