Six charged in connection with dating website scam

Six people have been charged in connection with an alleged dating website scam.

Alleged dating website scam sees 6 people charged

Hampshire Constabulary have charged five men and one woman in connection with an alleged dating website scam.

They include:

  • Emmanuel Oko, aged 29
  • Brooke Boston, aged 28
  • Monty Emu, aged 28
  • Eberechi Ekpo, aged 26
  • Chukwuka Ugwu, aged 28
  • Adewunmi Nusi, aged 26

All are from Southsea, expect from Adewunmi Nusi who is from Hermitage in Berkshire.

They have all been charged with conspiracy to commit fraud by false representation and are due before magistrate at Basingstoke Magistrates Court today.

Detective Constable Darrin Carey said, "These charges come following a lengthy investigation into an alleged scam where women were asked to hand over significant amounts of cash after meeting men on the website.

"Alleged victims in this case are from the Basingstoke area, across Hampshire."

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