Nigerian couple arrested for FTB bank scam in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

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Nigerian couple arrested for FTB bank scam in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Tue Apr 10, 2018 6:10 pm

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Phnom Penh: On April 09 at 1:10 pm, a Nigerian business couple, were arrested for scamming US $ 424,999 from an electronic system at the Foreign Trade Bank (FTB) on street 169, Sangkat Veal Vong, Khan Prampel Makara, Phnom Penh.

The suspects have been identified as CHIBUNNA ISAAC, a 50 year old man, and his wife, REJOICE CHIBUNNA ISAAC , 48 years old. The victim of the scam, Leng Sovannarak, 36 year old representative of the bank and head of FTB Operations, has filed charges of fraud against the couple.
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As a result, both suspects were detained at the police station to prepare the case before appearing in court.
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Re: Nigerian couple arrested for FTB bank scam

Post by that genius » Tue Apr 10, 2018 6:19 pm

I wonder which is worse,a Cambodian prison or a Nigerian prison?
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Re: Nigerian couple arrested for FTB bank scam

Post by that genius » Tue Apr 10, 2018 6:26 pm

I guess most young men do longer stretches in a Nigerian prison...
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Re: Nigerian couple arrested for FTB bank scam

Post by Duncan » Tue Apr 10, 2018 7:38 pm

that genius wrote:
Tue Apr 10, 2018 6:19 pm
I wonder which is worse,a Cambodian prison or a Nigerian prison?



If they had got away with the $ 424,999, I doubt there would be any difference.
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Re: Nigerian couple arrested for FTB bank scam in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Wed Apr 11, 2018 8:22 am

Nigerians arrested over $400,000 theft
11 April 2018
Two Nigerian nationals were arrested in Phnom Penh on Monday for allegedly digitally stealing more than $400,000 from a bank.

Chea Sok, deputy police chief of Prampi Makara district, identified the suspects as Rejoyce Isaac Chibunna, 48, and Isaac Chibunna, 50. They were arrested in Veal Vong commune.

“Now the accused are in custody at the district police station and we will send them to court [today],” Mr Sok said.

He said the arrests were made after a lawsuit was filed by Leng Sovannavat, a representative of a bank in Tuol Kork district. The lawsuit alleged the two accused stole more than $400,000.

Police declined to reveal the name of the bank.
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50301732/n ... 000-theft/
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Re: Nigerian couple arrested for FTB bank scam in Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Post by General Mackevili » Thu Apr 12, 2018 10:51 pm

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Phnom Penh: On April 12 in the morning, a Nigerian Couple, ISAAC CHIBUNNA and his wife ISAAC REJOICE CHIBUNNA, were taken to Phnom Penh court for questioning after scamming money for 50,000 USD from USA send to China through FTB Bank.

Mr. Reil Sophen, Deputy persecutor of Phnom Penh court charged the Nigerian couple as a scammer, then submit the case to the judge to to proceed with the procedure and detained them immediately.

The police said that, on March 26, 2018, FTB bank was received the information from City Bank from USA about transferring money for 50,000 USD to Nigerian couple account at FTB bank. On March 29, the Nigerian couple went the FTB bank to withdraw for 42,4999 USD the from the bank then transfer to China so they has only 15,869 left in their Bank account.

Until April 5, the FTB bank got the information from City bank in USA that the Nigerian Couple scammed the money for 50,000 USD from City bank's client. FTB bank try to contact the Nigerian couple by phone and email but it was unable to contact them. Until April 9, the suspects were arrested instantly when they went to FTB bank again to take all the money left in their Bank account to send to China.
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