Nigerian ex-footballer, wife apprehended by cops for fraud in India . .


Ifeanyi Joachin Nwafor, a Nigerian ex State-level footballer player, and his Indian spouse were captured, on Monday, for tricking individuals on the guise of custom leeway
for endowments sent by them. .


Delegate Commissioner of Police (Dwarka), Anto Alphonse, said a social specialist, who runs a NGO, had recorded a grievance that one George Moor, a UK-based man, had asked for her to acknowledge presents for the poor in India.

She said she then got a call from a woman, who claimed that she was from the Customs Department and that the complainant would have to pay money to receive the gifts. .

The victim paid over ₹1 lakh on two occasions. She, however, got suspicious after more money was demanded. After she approached the police, an investigation was taken up and bank account details were sought. .

The CCTV footage of the ATMs from where the deposited money was withdrawn, were also scanned, after which the accused were arrested.
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The police said that Nwafor created several fake Facebook accounts to scam people. He used to tell them about sending precious gifts for them, while wife posed as a Customs officer.


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