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5 Nigerian gangs dominate Craigslist buyer scams

Likely Lads from Lagos still skilled at parting fools from money
Just five Nigerian criminal gangs are behind a widespread type of fraud targeting sellers on Craigslist. 569 more words

The FBI Is Coming to Get Me!

… or so I’ve been told.

Nothing brightens my day like the ridiculous emails I get telling me my account has been compromised, my account has been reset, I need to provide my social security number, etc.  470 more words

Re: Payment instruction to credit your account 85.239.155.5

Email address: paymntofficeer@yahoo.co.jp
Pay-Master General
Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)
International Operations/Foreign funds
Debt Reconciliation/Payment,

Attention:

Beneficiary,     

Re: Payment instruction to credit your account with the sum of US$10,000,000.00??? 364 more words
Spam Emails

$1.3M COMPENSATION PAYMENT APPROVED BY THE FEDERAL MINISTRY OF FINANCE IN YOUR FAVOR

From: efcc21265
From: info

FROM: THE OFFICE OF MR IBRAHIM LAMORDE
ECONOMIC AND FINANCIAL CRIMES COMMISSION
(EFCC)
INVESTIGATION BUREAU
14A AWOLOWO LANE, IKOYI
ABUJA NIGERIA.

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Spam Emails

From S Lahner: Google Nigeria

Hugh Paxton’s Blog posts this as a warning. Don’t send Africans who are offering you opportunities, anything.

Nothing.

They are trying it on. And will ruin you.

Cheers!

Hugh

Africa

What is "419 Scam"?

The “419” scam (aka Nigeria scam) is a type of fraud named after an article of the Nigerian penal code under which it is prosecuted. Now “419” is generally referred to mean a scam perpetrated by a person or organization.

419 Scams