Chikuebuka Kasi Obiakwu, 34, has been arrested by the Nigerian police for cyber crime related offenses.
The Imo state born Obiakwu had met an American lady online and they both fell in love. He invited the lady to Lagos from her home in Washington and proposed to marry her.
The lady arrived Lagos on February 13, 2019 and was lodged in Meiran area of Lagos by Obiakwu. They fixed their wedding date for May 15,2019, but instead of marrying the lady,Obiakwu held her in a hotel in Lagos for a year, collected her credit and debit card as well as her bank cheques and also her papers for her entitlement as a retired Nurse. He kept extorting her until he fleeced her of the sum of 48,000 dollars.
Residents of Meiran noticed his unusual movements, they reported him to the police.