A Nigerian has been arrested by the Police from the Department of Technology Crimes in Phnom Penh, capital of Cambodia, the Nigerian suspect was active in crimes on social media.
The operation took place on December 26, 2021, with the coordination of the Prosecutor of the Phnom Penh Municipal Court. With the permission of General Santibandit Neth Savoeun, National Police Commissioner
Phnom Penh Municipal Police cracked down on the suspect named as Chukwueke Felix Chibueze, male, 47 years old, a Nigerian, living in Phnom Penh.
The lieutenant colonel added that the suspect set up fake Facebook accounts, pretending to be in love and befriend the victims by telling them that he lives abroad, has a package to send, and have a lot of materials like US dollars and some gold and created a series of incidents for the victims to pay continuously.
On December 28, 2021, Chibueze was remanded in custody.