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Wed, 07 Mar 2018 10:28 - Updated Wed, 07 Mar 2018 10:28

Citizens who attempted USD 50 billion fraud detained

Luanda - Eight individuals, six of whom are foreigners, have been detained in Luanda by the Criminal Investigation Service (SIC) on suspicion of involvement in crimes of documents forgery, fraud, formation of a criminal group and money laundering.

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The gang pretended to have access to a USD 50 billion credit line provided by an institution named as “Bangko Sentral NG Pilipinas” supposedly based in the Philippines.  

Among the suspects are included four citizens from Thailand, one from Eritrea, one Canadian and two Angolans.  

On the suspects are being levelled accusations of trying to defraud the Angolan state.

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