Muyiwa Obafeni, 35, from Nigeria, was arrested in April 2013, and made several appearances in the Cape Town District Court before his case was transferred to the commercial court.Prosecutor Juan Agulhas alleged that Obafeni promised his victim, Kuo-Sen Liu Hendrika, R16m for financially helping a man living in New Zealand, who wanted to transfer trust money to his daughter Joy Dlodlo in Durban.
The suspects, aged between 27 and 38 years, will make their first appearance in the Cape Town Magistrate’s Court on Thursday.
Two Nigerian men and two local women were arrested in Cape Town on Tuesday night for opening bank accounts at all the banks in South Africa and using them to receive monies from online dating victims.
One suspect was arrested shortly after receiving a dummy parcel from the Hawks at Postnet Somerset West Mall.
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