Two, including Nigerian, held on OLX cheating charge


They used to mislead buyers after advertising about sale of car

Two persons, including a Nigerian national, who cheated gullible people by posting fake advertisements on OLX, were arrested by the Cyberabad Cyber Crime police here on Monday.

Police said that the accused persons would post the fake ads about selling car and looted buyers, instead of selling them the promised car. The arrested were identified as Oziegbe Akioyamen of Yelahanka in Bengaluru and native of Benin City in Nigeria and his associate Anand Kumar Yesupogu of Bengaluru. They were arrested at Lakdikapul.

The accused informed the customers that they parked the vehicle at an airport and would ask them to pay for release of the vehicle.

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