Internet dating arrest

A Grimsby man has been arrested on suspicion of raping a woman he met via a dating app.The arrest has prompted a warning from police urging online dating app users looking for love to take precautions.Besides sifting through electronic evidence for 16 counts of fraud, investigators had to contend with Ifediora flushing a sim card down the toilet when he was arrested in June.He later admitted the sim card held incriminating evidence against him.

The Hawks seized five laptops, two of them with profiles of people who have been fraudulently used to scam people online, as well as 12 cell phones.He was sentenced to 12 years in jail, wholly suspended for five years, and had to pay back what he took from the victims.The two women in their 50s, both from Texas in the USA, sent him expensive gadgets and money.A Hawks team seized three phones and three laptops from his apartment in Rochester Road, Table View.Preyed on lonely women He admitted in his plea that he used online dating site Match.

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