Nigerian scamsters pierce the Zion Curtain.

Talk about the Nigerian 4-1-9 scam in all its many variations, such as bogus checks sent from Nigeria to purchase used cars in the U.S. and many other variations of this scam.
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Re: Nigerian scamsters pierce the Zion Curtain.

Post by Doktor Avalanche » Mon May 25, 2009 11:50 am

And they wonder why Nigerians repeatedly keep at these scams. Sometimes it seems they're very profitable.
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Re: Nigerian scamsters pierce the Zion Curtain.

Post by fortinbras » Mon May 25, 2009 4:41 pm

I think it is astonishing -- and very informative for sociologists and the like -- that lots of people, in the US no less, are still being taken in by this even after YEARS of exposes and warnings in the media.

Of course, a good many of the victims won't even report this for a variety of reasons, not the least of which was that they themselves thought they were getting rich by means of a criminal conspiracy to violate both Nigerian and US law, so going to the authorities means admitting their criminal intent.