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  2. Emmanuel Nwude - Wikipedia

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    Emmanuel Nwude Odinigwe, popularly known as Owelle of Abagana, is a Nigerian advance-fee fraud expert artist and former Director of Union Bank of Nigeria. He is known for defrauding Nelson Sakaguchi, a Director at Brazil's Banco Noroeste based in São Paulo, of $242 million: $191 million in cash and the remainder in the form of outstanding interest, between 1995 and 1998.

  3. Romance scam - Wikipedia

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    A romance scam is a confidence trick involving feigning romantic intentions towards a victim, gaining the victim's affection, and then using that goodwill to get the victim to send money to the scammer under false pretenses or to commit fraud against the victim. Fraudulent acts may involve access to the victim's money, bank accounts, credit ...

  4. Hushpuppi - Wikipedia

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    Hushpuppi. Ramon Olorunwa Abbas (born 11 October 1982), commonly known as Hushpuppi, Hush, or Ray Hushpuppi is a Nigerian Yoruba national former Instagram influencer and convicted felon. [1] He was sentenced in the United States to 11 years for conspiracy to launder money obtained from business email compromise frauds and other scams, including ...

  5. Victims of online dating scams speak out on what they’ve ...

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    According to a forthcoming 2022 Zelle survey, "Consumer Education, Money and Dating," 55 percent of romance victims said they knew their scammers "very well" or "well enough."

  6. Nigerian man in OKC sentenced in romance scam involving ...

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    March 7, 2024 at 5:55 AM. A Nigerian man living in Oklahoma City was sentenced this week to federal prison for committing an online “romance scam” against an Alabama woman. In Oklahoma City ...

  7. Nigerian romance scammers arrested after 'cheating Thai ... - AOL

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    Four Nigerian men were arrested after allegedly conning Thai women with romance scams. Police received a report from a resident claiming that the group created fake online identities to approach ...

  8. Black Axe (organized crime group) - Wikipedia

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    The Black Axe, a sector of the Neo Black Movement, is a confraternity in Nigeria that originated around 1977 at the University of Benin. It now operates as an international criminal organization, whose main activities include human trafficking, money laundering, and fraudulent online operations. [1] [2] Its most notable crime is the Obafemi ...

  9. SilverTerrier - Wikipedia

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    SilverTerrier. SilverTerrier is a code name for a syndicate of BEC cyber criminals. Identified by the Interpol 's Global Financial Crime Taskforce to be from Nigeria, they are a syndicate of over 400 unique actors or groups accused of targeting thousands of organizations worldwide through business email compromise (BEC) scams. [1] [2]