Nigerian Couple Arrested In India For Stealing Money From ATMs (Photo)

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The Samata Nagar police on Tuesday, Might 14, mentioned it has arrested a Nigerian couple who allegedly steal knowledge and pin numbers of shoppers at ATM’s in numerous areas by inserting a skimmer and micro cameras in an effort to create clone playing cards of the information.


The police recognized the duo as Isaiah Ogunleye Seyi, 34, and Rosy Colin Warri, 37, each residing in Nalasopara within the Palghar district, could also be residing illegally in India as their passports could not be discovered at their home.


The incident got here to mild when the YES financial institution department on the Chennai head workplace acquired a lot of complaints in regards to the ‘Sure financial institution’ ATM centre that’s located in Thakur village in Kandivali East. When the financial institution official checked the skimmer machine, a micro digicam was discovered put in within the ATM.


A criticism was instantly filed on the native Samta Nagar police station by the financial institution authorities.

“They had placed a skimmer and micro-camera at a Yes Bank ATM kiosk in Thakur village. After a customer approached police claiming that he had seen a skimmer attached to the ATM, we started investigations,” mentioned senior inspector Raju Kasbe, Samta Nagar police station.

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They started to put a entice and have been ready for hours outdoors the ATM centre. On Might 12, 2019, they achieved success as they managed to catch the suspect, who returned again in an effort to take the skimmer machine and the micro digicam.


The police shaped 4 groups and posted them outdoors the ATM kiosk. Two cops, dressed as guards, took cost of the kiosk and stood on the door, whereas the others stayed not too far in civvies. Round 2am on Sunday, Seyi walked into the kiosk. Minutes later, he stepped out wanting confused and because the police closed in, he tried to flee in an auto. When the police adopted him, he jumped out of the auto and tried to flee on foot. Cops nabbed him after a kilometre-long chase.


“We chased him down after he had run over a kilometre” he added.


Seyi instructed the police in regards to the involvement of his girlfriend, who too was arrested.


Throughout their interrogation, it was revealed that Seyi got here to Mumbai on a enterprise visa whereas Colin had visited town in an effort to endure some therapies. 

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The couple was booked below provisions of IPC for dishonest, moreover the Data Know-how Act. The police mentioned the couple initially refused to cooperate.


“They said they could not speak Hindi or English. We even got an interpretor,” mentioned senior inspector Kasbe. The duo additionally pretended that they had nothing to do with the crime.


The police have recovered two mobiles, three inoperative debit playing cards for cloning, a skimmer and a microcam. Financial institution officers instructed the police that knowledge of at the very least 25 prospects had been stolen.

“We are probing if the couple has been booked for similar crimes in the past. They have been sent to police custody till May 17.” mentioned the official.


It was below the steerage of Zone XII DCP, Vinay Kumar Rathod, Senior Inspector Raju Kasbe of Samta Nagar police station and detection officers API Shirdram Maitre, API Nitin Andhade, Sachin Dhobi Shivalkar, Rohan Gaikwad, Gautam Torane, Sanjay Extra, Vijay Suryawansi, Abhimanyu Gaya, Rajendra Dalve who additionally performed a key function in getting maintain of the accused and exposing them.

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  1. nige*rian7 alwax behave lphke nigerian no matter how where are

  2. Promise Nwenewor

    Very bad behave let her face the law and every charge stilling is not good

  3. why given us bad name in foreign land we have good and honest people still

  4. Nice update

    Great news

    Keep it up

    We need more news

  5. Shameful thing, if they dont have something doing over there, they better come back home than disgracing Nigeria over there

  6. Shameful name to us, why stealing forign country?

  7. are they sure that the are from this nigeria that am from may be the don’t know their country

  8. What a sheamful thing
    they need to be punish
    why taking what u did not keep


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  10. Is a wa o, so they left their country to another country to go and steal giving Nigeria a bad name, this is really nt good

  11. Okora Samaro Matthew

    See as them be, them no go find work make them burn them no wahala

  12. Okpashia Daniel

    Nigeria can not be good not until the seek for god mercy

  13. Heeyy, this our nigerian people want to cause bad image for our country ooo

  14. Aladejare Ruth

    Very shameful of them. What legacy are they laying for their children?

  15. Godswill Archibong

    Ok thanks for the impressive and wonderful update

  16. Godswill Archibong

    Make una deport them make the come back to our country