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Nigerian gets 3 years in jail for lottery fraud

The Khadki Cantonment Court has sentenced a Nigerian and his Indian accomplice to three years' rigorous imprisonment for cheating a Khadki resident through fraudulent lottery emails.

Written by Express News Service | Pune |
January 29, 2011 5:43:52 am

The Khadki Cantonment Court has sentenced a Nigerian and his Indian accomplice to three years’ rigorous imprisonment for cheating a Khadki resident through fraudulent lottery emails. Emanuel Idema Isuka (54) from Mumbai and his aide Dakshesh Anubhai Jhaveri (40),a Mumbai resident,were arrested on the compaint of Khadki-resident Ramdhani Shamrao Mourya.

Mourya had received an email that said that he had won a lottery of $8.5 lakh. He replied to the email and the duo asked him to deposit Rs 40,000 as courier charges,Rs 2.87 lakh as British Inland Revenue and Rs 1.4 lakh as Customs duty. When Mourya deposited the money,they told him that the lottery money was deposited in the Reserve Bank of India and asked Mourya for Rs 3.57 lakh “to clear the money from RBI”.

On checking with RBI Mourya found out that he was duped. Investigation led by sub inspector Jitendra Koli revealed that the ICICI bank account of suspect Jhaveri was used for operating the racket. Jhaveri named Isuka during interrogation.

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