Online 'Nigerian Prince' scammer caught

Online 'Nigerian Prince' scammer caught

Postby ferri » Dec 29th, 2017, 3:22 pm

SLIDELL, La. (WPMI) — The Slidell Police Department in Louisiana say they have arrested a "Nigerian prince'' scammer who is accused of pretending to be African royalty as part of a scam to trick people out of thousands of dollars.

Michael Neu was arrested and charged with 269 counts of wire fraud and money laundering by sending emails to people and then claiming to be a Nigerian Prince who claims they are beneficiary of a large sum of money -- but in order to receive their "inheritance" they must first send him their bank account details. Police say people fall for these scams.


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Re: Online 'Nigerian Prince' scammer caught

Postby maryjane48 » Dec 29th, 2017, 3:27 pm

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Re: Online 'Nigerian Prince' scammer caught

Postby alanjh595 » Dec 29th, 2017, 3:28 pm

That has got to bet the funniest thing that I have read in days, especially when looking at the photo.

That is GREAT, thanks for that.
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Re: Online 'Nigerian Prince' scammer caught

Postby my5cents » Dec 29th, 2017, 4:01 pm

Ah, don't be so hard on the guy, I think he's the one who sent me an apology this summer for all the scams perpetrated by Nigerians and offered to send me some money, if only I'd send him my information.
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Re: Online 'Nigerian Prince' scammer caught

Postby JLives » Dec 29th, 2017, 4:08 pm

But my inheritance is still coming right?
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Re: Online 'Nigerian Prince' scammer caught

Postby my5cents » Dec 29th, 2017, 4:22 pm

JLives wrote:But my inheritance is still coming right?


It's in the mail
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Re: Online 'Nigerian Prince' scammer caught

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Re: Online 'Nigerian Prince' scammer caught

Postby Dizzy1 » Dec 29th, 2017, 5:30 pm

I feel sorry for all you fools who fell for this. Fortunately, I have to a much greater cause and donated my money to help those poor Nigerian astronauts who have been stuck in space :up:
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Re: Online 'Nigerian Prince' scammer caught

Postby Catsumi » Dec 29th, 2017, 8:29 pm

Gosh, that Nigerian Prince scam is as old as internet. I wonder why it took so long for him to be caught? :200:

Or, could there be more than one? :-X
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Re: Online 'Nigerian Prince' scammer caught

Postby Omnitheo » Dec 31st, 2017, 12:57 pm

Catsumi wrote:Gosh, that Nigerian Prince scam is as old as internet. I wonder why it took so long for him to be caught? :200:

Or, could there be more than one? :-X


Lol there are thousands.
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Re: Online 'Nigerian Prince' scammer caught

Postby PocoGirl » Dec 31st, 2017, 1:16 pm

Like Catsumi stated, that’s been around since the internet began. Who falls for this kind of :cuss: anyway? Guess people still do... :135:
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Re: Online 'Nigerian Prince' scammer caught

Postby LANDM » Dec 31st, 2017, 2:01 pm

If you want a laugh, look up Ebola Monkeyman. It details the trolling of the Nigerian scam email people and the things they get them to do.
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Re: Online 'Nigerian Prince' scammer caught

Postby Omnitheo » Dec 31st, 2017, 2:11 pm

Or Hoax Hotel on YouTube
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Re: Online 'Nigerian Prince' scammer caught

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Re: Online 'Nigerian Prince' scammer caught

Postby Catsumi » Dec 31st, 2017, 10:21 pm

Were any of you around for the Dare to be Great pyramid sales/scam, around 1978 or so?
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