A Nigerian has been jailed in Vietnam for scamming a woman and defrauding her of million of dollars.
A 35-year-old Nigerian, identified as Oshanugor James Anyasi, has been sentenced to 12 years in Vietnam for scamming a woman of a huge amount of money while promising her false love.
A court is Hanoi in Vietnam found Anyasi guilt on two counts of fraud and cyber crime for appropriating other people’s assets. He reportedly scammed a Vietnamese woman of about 400 million (US$17,800).
According to reports, the encounter started in 2012 whenhe met the woman online, pretending to become their lovers and promising them expensive gifts, then faking phone calls and e-mails from customs and shipping agencies to ask them to transfer shipping fees to certain accounts.
He was arrested in February while waiting to board a flight to Cambodia.