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A Nigerian couple were arrested on Monday, April 9, in Phnom Penh, Cambodia for allegedly digitally stealing more than $400,000 from a bank.
Deputy Police Chief of Prampi Makara district, Chea Sok, revealed that the suspects identified as Isaac Chibunna, 50, and his wife, Rejoice Chibunna, 48, were arrested in Veal Vong commune for defrauding the Foreign Trade Bank (FTB) on street 169, Sangkat Veal Vong, Khan Prampel Makara, of US $424,999 from an electronic system.
Mr Sok said, “Now the accused are in custody at the district police station and we will send them to court today (Monday).”
The arrests were made following the filing of a lawsuit by the victim, a 36-year-old representative of a bank and head of FTB Operations, in Tuol Kork district, identified as Leng Sovannavat.”
Mr. Reil Sophen, Deputy persecutor of Phnom Penh court charged the Nigerian couple as a scammer, then submitted the case to the judge to proceed with the procedure and detained them immediately.
The married couple were arraigned on seven counts bordering on conspiracy and obtaining money under false pretences.