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Two men have been convicted for their roles in a scam to con 12 women out of nearly £250,000 via a dating website.

Winchester Crown Court heard the fictional “James Richards” told women using he needed money to release a £100m inheritance in India.

One victim handed over £174,000.

Peter Monty Emu, 28, of Portsmouth, and Adewunmi Nusi, 27, of Hermitage, Berkshire, were convicted of money laundering. Chukwuka Ugwu, 28, and Emmanuel Oko admitted the same charge.

Source: BBC