x Abu Dhabi, UAESunday 23 July 2017

'Millionaire woman' charged over Abu Dhabi con

A Nigerian man pretending online to be a Palestinian woman with US$11 million (Dh40.4m) in the bank allegedly tricked a Jordanian man into paying $5,730.

A Nigerian man pretending online to be a Palestinian woman with US$11 million (Dh40.4m) in the bank tricked a Jordanian man into paying $5,730, Abu Dhabi Criminal Court heard yesterday.

The victim said he became suspicious when asked for an extra $26,000. The case was adjourned.

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