It was gathered that two young Nigerian women were recently arrested by the Metropolitan Police for perpetrating online dating fraud in the UK.
According to a post shared on the Metropolitan Police website, two Nigerian women identified as Grace Akintaro and Victoria Nwogu, were arrested for fraud.
24-year-old Akintaro was said to have posed as a woman named Amanda Jenson, and had connected with several men looking for relationships online. She succeeded in getting over £100,000 (about N45 million) from those unsuspecting men.
22-year-old Nwogu was said to have gotten £3,490 (about N1.5 million) from Akintaro for playing a small part in the scams.
2 Nigerian women arrested in the UK of scamming 7 men out of over N4m in dating fraud