Man charged over scamming $150k from Illawarra woman

A Nigerian national has been extradited from Western Australia over allegations hescammedthousands of dollars from an Illawarra woman.
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Police allege the 24-year-old man used a social networking site tobefriend a 42-year-old Illawarrawoman.

After a few months of regular correspondence it is alleged the man deceived her intodepositing $150,000 into an off-shore bank account.

Soon afterwards, she reported the matter to police.

Police investigations led Lake Illawarra detectives toPerth Magistrates Court on Friday, where they successfully applied for the extradition of theman to NSW.

The manwas in custody in Western Australia on unrelated matters.

Upon arrival atSydney Airport on Saturday police took the man toMascot Police Station where he was charged with dishonestly obtain financial advantage by deception.

He was refused bail and scheduled to appear in Parramatta Local Court on Sunday.

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