Two Nigerians Sentenced to 12 years in Jail in Vietnam for N30 Million Internet Fraud


More stories of Nigerians in Asian countries being sentenced for crimes.

This time two Nigerian men, Christian Nnadike, 34, and Collins Deke, 37, have been sentenced to 12 years each in a Vietnam prison for internet fraud charges which include hacking into emails of local companies, contact the company’s foreign partners and swindle them of their money.

The men along with a Vietnamese female accomplice, Le Thi Kim Quyen, 35, who was sentenced to 15 years in prison and another Nigerian, de facto husband of the Vietnamese lady, Mark Mamado Abdallah, 39, who is currently at large, ran a scamming syndicate in Vietnam.

They were accused of milking up to $150,000 (N30 million) from their different victims accross Vietnam.

At the court hearing which took play in April, the men and their accomplice were also found guilty of another fraud scheme in which they pretended to be a British friend of two Vietnamese women on Facebook and asked them to send money as shipping fees to receive gifts.