Confidence trick

By benim
In Daylight Africa
Nov 23rd, 2011
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NOTE:  “Not all Nigerians are criminals” “Attention, this is the final warning you are going to receive from me do you get me?” And so begins another long-winded, grammatically challenged attempt by tenacious Nigerian cybercriminals to trick Americans into wiring payments to a...
By benim
In News
Aug 27th, 2011
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Two fraudsters who convinced a pensioner she had won a £5.7m lottery jackpot before conning her out of her life-savings were jailed for a total of 50 months today. Joshua Obasuyi, 49, and Julius Oweka, 48, were part of a Nigerian gang who tricked U.S. Professor Marie Lowery, 80, a retired lecturer at...
By benim
In Crime & Corruption
Mar 4th, 2011
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New Delhi: A Nigerian national and a Manipuri woman were arrested by Crime Branch officers for their alleged involvement in an e-mail lottery scam. Obaseki Prince (32) from Nigeria and Boni Sushila James (26) from Manipur were arrested outside the IGI Airport on February 24. They were detained over a...
By benim
In Article
Feb 6th, 2011
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Few love more fervently than the middle-aged and lonely. Which is why last week’s revelation that divorcee Kate Roberts lavished £80,000 on a handsome American soldier – only to find out he was a fictitious creation of a heartless gang of Nigerian conmen – came as yet another salutary warning that no...
By benim
In Crime & Corruption
Jan 27th, 2011
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CRIMINALS from Nigeria, infamous for tempting people with get-rich-quick schemes, have come up with new scams targeting small business, Queensland police say. They have issued a warning to local businesses to be vigilant following reports of a Nigerian scam targeting pharmacies. A pharmacy in Brisban...
By benim
In Uncategorized
Jan 6th, 2011
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ophisticated scam artists are raiding blackberries, I-phones and personal computers and are using sites like Facebook to steal identities and money by fooling friends, Halifax police warn. Det. Const. Dana Drover said Wednesday the best way to protect yourself at home — or using public Wi-Fi — is to ...
By benim
In Crime & Corruption
Dec 1st, 2010
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A Nigerian man has been sentenced to 14 years in prison and must pay restitution to 52 people he duped out of more than $2.7 million with bogus lottery companies that he operated out of London. The U.S. attorney’s office said in a statement that 53-year-old Emmanuel Onwuzulike (ohn-WOO’-z...