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Posts Tagged ‘advance fee fraud’

Nigeria clamps down on 419 scammers

Tuesday, October 27th, 2009

Nigeria is undertaking a huge crackdown on internet scammers in a plan to take the country out of the world’s top ten for online scams. (more…)

Wire transfer scam targets Citibank

Tuesday, February 24th, 2009

Banking giant Citibank was almost caught out by a group of fraudsters who tried to swindle $27m out of the banking group using the infamous “419″ scheme, a court has been told. (more…)

Facebook users targeted by advance-fee fraudsters

Thursday, November 13th, 2008

Facebook users are being warned to be vigilant after it was revealed that Nigerian scammers are infiltrating user accounts in an attempt to extort thousands from “friends”. (more…)