Monthly Archives: June 2008

Two jailed in "Nigerian letters" fraud

George Agbinone and Ovie Ukueku, were sentenced yesterday to prison terms of 3 ½ years and 12 months imprisonment years respectively. They had pleaded guilty to a £½ million advance fee fraud through the use of so called “Nigerian letters” … Continue reading

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Black Money Scam

Black money scam, known in Nigeria as “wash wash,” is almost as popular as advance fee fraud “419”. The victim is usually enticed with a business proposal or other type of temptation before the introduction of the black money business. … Continue reading

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The Nigerian Hot Jobs Scam

There is a new trend in the ever-growing Advance Fee Fraud Scams called “the Nigerian Hot Jobs scam.” It is a new type of Advance Fee fraud, where a vacancy advertisement is sent on the Internet via email or posted … Continue reading

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Nigerian Letter OR "419"

Named for the violation of Section 419 of the Nigerian Criminal Code, the 419 scam combines the threat of impersonation fraud with a variation of an advance fee scheme in which a letter, email, or fax is received by the … Continue reading

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Auction Fraud

Auction fraud involves fraud attributable to the misrepresentation of a product advertised for sale through an Internet auction site or the non-delivery of products purchased through an Internet auction site. Consumers are strongly cautioned against entering into Internet transactions with … Continue reading

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Impersonation/Identity Fraud

Impersonation fraud occurs when someone assumes your identity to perform a fraud or other criminal act. Criminals can get the information they need to assume your identity from a variety of sources, such as the theft of your wallet, your … Continue reading

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Common Health Insurance Frauds

Medical Equipment Fraud: Equipment manufacturers offer “free” products to individuals. Insurers are then charged for products that were not needed and/or may not have been delivered.“Rolling Lab” Schemes: Unnecessary and sometimes fake tests are given to individuals at health clubs, … Continue reading

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Some Tips to Avoid Nigerian Letter or "419" Fraud:

If you receive a letter from Nigeria asking you to send personal or banking information, do not reply in any manner. Send the letter to the U.S. Secret Service, your local FBI office, or the U.S. Postal Inspection Service. You … Continue reading

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Nigerian Letter or "419" Fraud

Nigerian letter frauds combine the threat of impersonation fraud with a variation of an advance fee scheme in which a letter, mailed from Nigeria, offers the recipient the “opportunity” to share in a percentage of millions of dollars that the … Continue reading

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Spam Scams

Some email users have lost money to bogus offers that arrived as spam in their in-box. Con artists are very cunning; they know how to make their claims seem legitimate. Some spam messages ask for your business, others invite you … Continue reading

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