Nigerian Man Sentenced To 12 Years Imprisonment Over Scamming Vietnamese Women

Published 4 years ago by: MrJohn
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at 2-10-2015 06:32PM (4 years ago)

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A Nigerian man has been sentenced to 12 years in prison in Vietnam for duping women with the promise of love.

A 35-year-old Nigerian, Oshanugor James Anyasi, has been sentenced to 12 years in jail by a Vietnamese court for scamming a woman of a huge amount of money while promising her false love, Thanh Nien News reports.

Anyasi was found guilty by an Hanoi Court on Tuesday, September 29, on two counts of fraud and cyber crime for appropriating other people’s assets, after he and two other Nigerian men and a Vietnamese woman who is already in jail, the Vietnamese woman of about 400 million (US$17,800).

The other Nigerians are now on the run.

According to the report, the four met each other in September 2012 and decided to cheat Vietnamese women by hooking up with them online, pretending to become their lovers and promising them expensive gifts, then faking phone calls and e-mails from customs and shipping agencies to ask them to transfer shipping fees to certain accounts.

Read: "Love Scam: 27-yr-old Nigerian man dupes 70-yr-old Internet lover of N3m"

Investigators found that the gang had stolen the money from 10 women with Anyasi getting 15 percent of the money by playing the role of an English businessman and chatting with the women, while their female accomplice got 10 percent, and the other two who are based in Malaysia, took the 75 percent.

One of the women based in southern Vietnam, paid the gang a 'shipping fee' of nearly 21 Vietnam million before getting an email asking for another 46 million, and that was when it dawned on her that she had been scammed.

Read: "Stupid Love: American woman sends $1.4m to Nigerian online lover she has never met"

Another woman in Nha Trang in central Vietnam, parted with 100 Vietnam million, believing it was a fee to receive around 10 billion that Anyasi was transferring to Vietnam to buy land in the resort town.

A Ho Chi Minh City woman, who was promised an iPhone, a ring and 10,000 pounds, paid 12 million.

In the other fraud case, Anyasi stole $12,000 by hacking into the email of a Vietnamese company and asking its partners to transfer the money.

He was arrested in February while waiting to board a flight to Cambodia.


satsaver at 2-10-2015 06:52PM (4 years ago)
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Thank God say no be kirikiri u go enter. Hardluck
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papadip at 2-10-2015 06:56PM (4 years ago)
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Jailed twelve years for only $17,800....? One can spend that amount in one minute or less.
Is it worth it...and how is he going to cope in that Vietnamese jail...? Hummmmm
Is that his picture posted...?
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zoe61 at 2-10-2015 06:58PM (4 years ago)
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lazy fool he will rot in jail
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Trueyarn at 2-10-2015 06:59PM (4 years ago)
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Na wa o,whit ie self una no dey eva learn?
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PosheL at 2-10-2015 07:06PM (4 years ago)
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How him dupe am with love? , she was the one dat fell for his charm, how was he supposed to be blamed by the woman's foolishness?
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winace at 2-10-2015 07:48PM (4 years ago)
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Good. They shld be sentencing them there cus if they bring it here, d sentence will reduce.
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chealseafc at 2-10-2015 08:24PM (4 years ago)
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OMO job don knock be that na,
just face ur music as a man.
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ogochukwupaul at 2-10-2015 08:40PM (4 years ago)
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@oworen25, which Name are you really talking about? Nigeria don't have any Name to protect and you could've known this if you've ever fly out of this zoom call Nigeria
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allenspike at 2-10-2015 08:55PM (4 years ago)
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remain blessed in jail
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elchymo at 2-10-2015 09:01PM (4 years ago)
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Yahoo yahoo
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Mikexp at 2-10-2015 09:15PM (4 years ago)
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another bad egg
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kelechi86 at 2-10-2015 09:20PM (4 years ago)
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end of the road
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dareper at 2-10-2015 09:20PM (4 years ago)
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Boys re not smiling
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gogoman at 2-10-2015 09:28PM (4 years ago)
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na wa oo
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dareper at 2-10-2015 09:56PM (4 years ago)
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Quote from: oworen obong on  2-10-2015 06:55PM
And I believe your family send you there
to go and school oo
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jereva at 2-10-2015 10:04PM (4 years ago)
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Naijatically.
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okatee at 2-10-2015 10:17PM (4 years ago)
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gud 4 him, he deserves more dan 12 yrs
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proly at 2-10-2015 10:37PM (4 years ago)
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Serves him rite...but all this women sef does it mean they dnt ve husband
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judeabaga1 at 2-10-2015 11:30PM (4 years ago)
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Abeg live the boy
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