A man from Nigeria alleged for defrauding victims online has been arrested after he tried to evade arrest by jumping out of a third_storey building in pataya Thailand
He has been identified as Robinson Ebuka and a Thai female national Thidirat Biraban ,23 were arrested July 6 after allegedly jointly committing a romance scam
According to the initial investigation, at least 40 victims who filed similar reports at Don Mueng Police Station had claimed that they were scammed by the same Instagram account and lost 112,000 baht in total.
The police then requested an arrest warrant from the Bangkok Criminal Court. The investigation then revealed that the account owner was living in a condo in Pattaya.
The Nigerian suspect was discovered inside the room. He was eventually arrested as he attempted to escape and jumped/fell from the balcony of the third floor of the building. He was captured immediately by police on the ground outside of the condo.