Two Nigerian men Nabbed & Charged Over N13m Fraud In Malaysia
Two Nigerians believed to be the masterminds of a Macau Scam syndicate, were charged at the magistrate’s court with criminal conspiracy.
Egwuasu Bernard Nnaemeka and Egwuasu Chimiezi Benjamin, both aged 32, were accused of committing the offence by cheating former teacher Nor Faizah Othman, 48, between April 21 and June 12, 2017, causing her to suffer a total loss of RM148,490 (about N12,946,980).
Their charge carries a maximum penalty of five years’ jail term and a fine. The accused pleaded not guilty to the charge read before magistrate Nurunaim Abdullah.
They were denied bail and November 23 has been fixed for mention and appointment of counsel. The duo, who were studying at a private university, entered the country in 2016.