Women using dating sites for scamming thai lao dating
The man suggested to the women that, while he was living and working in Europe, he would soon be moving to Thailand.Reports in Thailand’s Thai language popular newspaper, the Daily News, confirmed that each of the women had wired Ogochukwu hundreds of thousands of baht when they received a call from the man who they had met online.‘In the last five years the most popular international Thai dating site in Thailand, has launched an information campaign for users to become aware of the threat posed by such users.‘It is really such a pity because there are many positive relationships and positive things that happen on our dating site every day of the week but this problem can make it so there is an air of suspicion and with some users even suffering paranoia which is not what we want but it is understandable, we like to tell our users that once they are aware of the threat and know about things like this then they are protected if they simply listen to our advice.’ The dating site officer reveals that thwarting online scamming is a challenge faced by every social network in the world and she believes that there are many different operators and gangs throughout the world involved.The scammer had flirted and interacted with Thai women on the popular chat app.Thai police revealed that, having gained of the trust of Thai women, the accused man would create fabricated story which would end up at a point where a large sum of money, which the scammer purported to be bringing with him to Thailand, was confiscated at the airport.During the call, the women were informed that the man was being held at Bangkok airport with more than 1 million baht in cash and needed 100,000 baht transferred immediately to pay customs.The Nigerian admitted to police that he had made contact online with more than 100 women.
Indeed Thai police have revealed that the target of these scammers is not only confined to Thai women but also to Europeans, Americans and other men from western countries.It has also blocked all payments for Premium membership from Malaysia through its main payment gateway.The new security system includes detecting suspicious profiles, IP locations with regularly security sweeps of the site.It has emerged that such online activity involves preying on both Thai women and foreign men online.(Source: Daily News Thailand) Thai women have been leading the surge in internet usage in the Kingdom for years.
In early December 2015, Thai police arrested a Nigerian man, Mgbenka Oyalulu Ogochukwu, 35 years of age and detained him at a police station in Bangkok.