See The ‘Yahoo Boy’ Who Detained American Girl In Lagos For Over 1 Yr After Luring Her To Nigeria
TheCable reviews that the police have rescued a United States citizen whom they are saying was detained in Lagos for greater than a 12 months by a Nigerian she met on Fb.
The police stated the American was confined in opposition to her want in a lodge in Lagos by one Chukwuebuka Obiaku, a suspected fraudster that “extorted her of about $48,000”.
Frank Mba, police spokesman who disclosed this on Sunday, stated Obiaku “lured the sufferer into the nation beneath the pretext of affection and deceitfully married her on 15th Could, 2019″.
“The sufferer who hails from Washington DC, USA and is a retired civil servant within the US, arrived Nigeria on 13th February, 2019 on a go to to at least one Chukwuebuka Kasi Obiaku, 34 years outdated, a local of Ikeduru LGA of Imo State whom she met on Fb,” Mba stated in an announcement.
“She was nonetheless rescued by Police operatives connected to the Intelligence Response Crew (IRT), Ogun State Annex following info obtained from a patriotic and civic minded Nigerian within the Meran space of Lagos State.
“Investigations reveal that the suspect, Chukwuebuka Kasi Obiaku is a graduate of Enterprise Administration and Administration and an web fraudster who has defrauded many unsuspecting members of the general public each regionally and internationally.
“Chukwuebuka intentionally lured the sufferer into the nation beneath the pretext of affection and deceitfully married her on 15th Could, 2019. He subsequently held her captive in a lodge, extorted from her monies amounting to a complete of 48,000-USD.
“He additionally forcefully collected and took management of her credit score and debit playing cards in addition to the operation of her financial institution accounts together with the receipt of her month-to-month retirement advantages and allowances over the interval of fifteen (15) months.”
The police added that the suspect additionally used the American as “a entrance to defraud her associates and different overseas personalities and firms”.