Caught In The Act: Nigerian Man Arrested Moments Before He Says ''I Do''

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(m) at 16-08-2013 08:16PM (6 years ago)

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This is the dramatic moment home office investigators put a stop to a sham marriage just minutes before the bride and groom exchanged their vows.



Nigerian Chinedu Amadi arrived at Leicester Registry Office to marry a complete stranger - Hungarian national Szilvia Basco-Porkolab, who donned a traditional white wedding gown for the occasion.



But unbeknown to them Home Office investigators who were tipped off by a suspicious registrar  and lay in wait in a side room for the pair to arrive.



Amadi, a Nigerian student, paid £5,000 to an unknown 'fixer' to arrange the bogus wedding with an EU national to allow him to stay in the UK.

After their arrest, investigators discovered Basco-Porkolab was involved in an earlier sham marriage to another Nigerian, Ikechukwu Egbe, at Greta Green in May 2011.



Basco-Porkolab, 38, living in Leicester, admitted two counts of conspiracy to breach immigration laws relating to sham marriages, and was jailed for 34 months.

Amadi, 27, of Livingstone Road, Gillingham, admitted a similar count and was jailed for 20 months.

Egbe, 34, of Narborough Road, Leicester, was convicted of one offence of conspiracy, and jailed for 30 months.

A fourth person, Rubin Durgos 39, admitted conspiracy, in the intended sham marriage of Amadi. She was to be the bride, before Basco-Porkolab stepped in at the last minute.

Durgos, a Hungarian, of Forest Road, Coalville, Leicestershire, was jailed for 20 months.


Toks-E (m) at 16-08-2013 08:37PM
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Seen b4

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schmit (f) at 16-08-2013 08:55PM
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na wa dis fixed marriage stuff
God help Nigerians
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softhils (m) at 16-08-2013 08:56PM
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na wa
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bombgist (m) at 16-08-2013 08:58PM
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this is what i call see gobe  Grin Grin Grin Grin

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ThoRam (m) at 16-08-2013 09:02PM
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Noted
 
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Yossman (m) at 16-08-2013 09:08PM
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ok
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softhils (m) at 16-08-2013 09:14PM
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na wa
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DrSoba (m) at 16-08-2013 09:17PM
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Is it dat difficult to get a genuin woman in d uk? I jst dey ask.
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naijalove1 (f) at 16-08-2013 09:36PM
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LOL
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ogbegu (m) at 16-08-2013 09:49PM
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wahala dey !!  Grin Grin Grin Grin Grin Grin Grin Grin Grin
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Swtezvikky (f) at 16-08-2013 09:54PM
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Like seriously
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angesco (f) at 16-08-2013 10:10PM
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Oh dear.

Can anyone lend me £3000.

I need it to deposit at Heathrow airport when i land  tomorrow morning?
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chicco77 (f) at 16-08-2013 10:18PM
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abeg make dem free the guy joor Grin
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Senegal (m) at 16-08-2013 10:20PM
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 Cool Cool
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gmarley (m) at 16-08-2013 10:27PM
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#poko#
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ajanni (m) at 16-08-2013 10:30PM
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 Grin Grin Grin
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papadip (m) at 16-08-2013 10:39PM
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The sentences are too harsh....

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paulohking (m) at 16-08-2013 11:07PM
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chaiiiiiii
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Solidstonez (f) at 16-08-2013 11:21PM
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Old story

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