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

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    A Nigerian man living in Oklahoma City was sentenced this week to federal prison for committing an onlineromance scam” against an Alabama woman.. In Oklahoma City federal court, Abdul Waris ...

  3. Advance-fee scam - Wikipedia

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    An advance-fee scam is a form of fraud and is one of the most common types of confidence tricks. The scam typically involves promising the victim a significant share of a large sum of money, in return for a small up-front payment, which the fraudster claims will be used to obtain the large sum. [1] [2] If a victim makes the payment, the ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. Black Axe (organized crime group) - Wikipedia

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    "The South African members of the group were accused of running romance scams and advance-fee schemes defrauding investors between 2011 and 2021." [13] They used the widely known Nigerian email scams, as well as social media, dating websites, and phone numbers to target US citizens.

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

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    It's one that bears repeating: In 2021 alone, according to the FTC, the median individual reported loss due to romance scams was around $2,400, with a total reported loss of $547 million from ...

  7. Online romance scams are netting millions of dollars — and ...

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    Romance scams trace back centuries and have been a mainstay of internet tricksters. But some scammers have devised methods so personally brutal and financially devastating that self-harm is a ...

  8. 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.

  9. Obinwanne Okeke - Wikipedia

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    Obinwanne Okeke (born November 9, 1987) also known as Invictus Obi is a Nigerian entrepreneur and convicted fraudster who is currently serving a ten-year prison sentence in the United States for internet fraud that caused $11M losses to his victims. [1] After initially pleading guilty, on February 16, 2021, Okeke was sentenced to ten years in ...

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