Canadian police arrest five Nigerians over $250k romance scams

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Police in Toronto, Canada have arrested five Nigerians over alleged $250,000 internet romance scams.

The arrests followed discreet investigations into the activities of the alleged scammers.

They allegedly vegan by establishing trust with potential victims and eventually luring them into parting with cash.

The victims were made to pay various Sims into bank accounts opened with a mix of genuine and fraudulent identification.