Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Nigerian man nabbed at Indian Airport over black dollar scam

Nigerian man nabbed at Indian Airport over black dollar scam

Police concerning Friday, June 2, arrested a Nigerian man at Delhi's Indira Gandhi Airport for 'black dollar scam' and forgery.

Officials said that the man identified as Gabriel Blessing Efe, was frustrating to travel to Kolkata and Bhubaneswar a propos forged documents.
For those who don't know, a black dollar scam is a trick where lawsuit out a portion artists attempt to make a come by of child support by duping their victim by persuading them that a bundle of banknote-sized paper are actually currency comments that have been dyed to avoid detection, and can be brought pro to indigenous dollars if treated also a particular chemical.
"Last Friday a Nigerian national who arrived at the Delhi airdrome to fly to Kolkata via Bhuvneshwer by an Indigo flight 6E 701, was intercepted based as regards a tip off. According to the documents he held, he was identified as one Mike Danny Efe. On screening of his suitcase, a suspicious bundle of papers which were in the size of currency comments and a bottle of chemical were recovered from him," said Sanjay Bhatia, DCP IGI.
On finding these suspicious articles, the man was off loaded and was detained for optional add-on enquiry. Interrogation revealed that his indigenous state was Gabriel Blessing Efe and that he had fraudulently obtained a passport and shape visa.

He added disclosed that he had agree India in 2012 for the first grow old and went by now going on to Nigeria in 2013. In 2015 he yet again again again came to India on the subject of speaking a matter visa and stayed in swap cities including Mumbai and Delhi, police said.

"He count disclosed that one of his Nigerian friends, Tonny, who is in Kolkata, asked him to bring dollar size bundles of papers along subsequent to a bottle of chemicals. These items were provided to Efe by abnormal Nigerian national Oscar at New Delhi Railway Station and he was asked to adopt it to Tonny in Kolkata. He in addition to said they were looking to dupe one businessman upon the pretext of providing him US dollars upon cheap rates. They told the mean that the dollars, which are in paper form, can be converted into original USDs, after a chemical wash," said Bhatia.
With the arrest, police have recovered 14 bundles of currency size paper following each bundle containing 100 papers and one bottle of chemical.
"A autograph album from the immigration department has after that been sought to ascertain the travel photograph album of accused Gabriel and others. A team has been deployed to scrutinise the CCTV footage of ticketing agent and railway stations for more clues," the DCP said.
Source: DNA

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