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Old 12-03-2012, 08:28 AM
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Soooooo sorry. Scam question not unique to Nigeria at all. Great Britain, India, et al. For this scam question, just wanted general reason for receipt of product, re-ship, payment terms etc. Is scam over money or getting American to ship (launder shipping vs. launder money or just scam money-only on re-ship scams) They claim salary of $3500 a month!!!!
What is jist of scam or is there real money to be made if you are willing to end-up in jail??

Originally Posted by bluebee View Post
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I'm not sure as I don't put a lot of effort into these Nigerian scams - but I do remember someone once made the news 'cuz they got killed in Nigeria trying to get their money back in the fraud that I had mentioned. Dunno why Nigeria more so than any other country ... but both the State Department and the FBI warn specifically about the fraud I had mentioned...

US STATE DEPARTMENT: Detailed information on the scheme, centered largely in Nigeria, wherein people are offered a share of millions of dollars to help transfer the money to their bank...

US FBI: Nigerian Letter or "419" Fraud Nigerian letter frauds ... in which a letter mailed from Nigeria offers the recipient the "opportunity" to share in a percentage of millions of dollars that the author-a self-proclaimed government official-is trying to transfer illegally out of Nigeria.

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