A man identified as Chigozie Ndubusi Kizzito has been arrested by the Anambra State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps, NSCDC for allegedly defrauding €10,000 from a German lady, Ms Oyeleke Patricia Magdalena.
Live News Nigeria gathered that 29-year-old Kizzito met on a dating site with the German lady and eventually fell in love with him and started lavishing money at him.
NSCDC spokesperson in Anambra, ASC Edwin Okadigbo who announced this in a press release in Awka said the suspect owned the crime.
On how the suspect was arrested, Okadigbo said, “Recall On 29/4/2020 at about 1:00pm, following a complaint on behalf of his client by Barrister Jideofor Chinwuba Esq, Ms Oyeleke Patricia Magdalena ‘F’ a German about the alleged internet-related fraud.
“NSCDC surveillance operatives arrested one 29-year-old Chigozie Ndubusi Kizzito ‘m’ from Ndibeokwu Mmuo in Ndi Ejezie Kindred, Arondizuogu in Imo State’s Ideato North LGA.
‘Preliminary inquiries, however, show that the perpetrator allegedly met the victim at a dating site in August 2019 where a supposed partnership was concluded and, from November 2019 to March 2020, the victim was defrauded at 10,000 Euros.
“Suspect has equally made a voluntary confessional statement to the NSCDC.”
He added that NSCDC officials could find exhibits demonstrating he extorted the German.
Some of the exhibits he described included; financial transaction details of money transferred to him by the victim, and a copy of a letter allegedly written to the German Embassy, in which he protested the embassy’s denial of his visa.
“The case is under investigation, in which the suspect will be handed over for further investigation and prosecution to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).