- A Nigerian lady was recently caught after she stole a plasma TV from a hotel in Delta state
- According to reports, the lady identified as Laurenta was influenced to steal the television set by her boyfriend whom she lodged with at the hotel
- Laurenta reportedly smuggled the TV out of the hotel in a ghana-must-go bag and used it as collateral for a N5k loan
While many people in relationships are focused on bettering themselves and their partners, the same cannot be said of a couple whose attempt at being the Nigerian Bonnie and Clyde, seems to have failed woefully.
According to reports, the lady identified as Laurenta, had lodged at hotel in Delta state known as Kevleyn Hotel with her boyfriend. Laurenta however, conspired with her boyfriend to steal the hotel's plasma TV, after lodging there for one week.
On how she smuggled the stolen property out of the building, Laurenta told the receptionist her boyfriend was retaining the hotel room after being spotted leaving with a Ghana-must-go bag, which had the TV inside.
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Further reports reveal that her boyfriend who stole the hotel's towel, umbrella and key left 3 hours later under the pretense of going out to buy something.
After the hotel management discovered what had happened and traced Laurenta to her sister's house, they were told that she was subjected to mob action earlier after stealing N800k from a guy whom she slept with.
The matter was taken to court and she was almost jailed with her boyfriend. Laurenta however, confessed to the crime when dragged to the hotel and she reportedly said she used the TV to get a loan of N5k.
The TV has been retrieved from the men who loaned her the money.
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Meanwhile, the need to carry out background checks on domestic staff can never be overemphasized and the story of a nanny who was caught on CCTV stealing, has proven this to be true.
Nollywood actress Ufuoma McDermott, took to her Instagram page to share the story of how a friend's nanny who accompanied her madam to her (Ufuoma) house, stole money and denied it until the CCTV was checked and it showed her carrying out the crime.
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