WOW.com Web Search

Search results

  1. Results from the WOW.Com Content Network
  2. Obinwanne Okeke - Wikipedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Obinwanne_Okeke

    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 ...

  3. Was attempted Graceland foreclosure all a scam out of Nigeria ...

    www.aol.com/attempted-graceland-foreclosure-scam...

    An attempted foreclosure auction due to an alleged loan taken out by Lisa Marie Presley from the mysterious Naussany Investments and Private Lending. A lawsuit filed by Graceland owner Riley ...

  4. Nigerian, Ugandan sentenced for email scam hitting Iowa company

    www.aol.com/nigerian-ugandan-sentenced-email...

    Two men charged in an email scam that cost an Iowa company and other victims as much as $10 million have received years-long federal prison sentences.. Emmanuel Ogbeide, 28, a Nigerian national ...

  5. The Classic Cons Behind These Digital-Age Scams - AOL

    www.aol.com/classic-cons-behind-digital-age...

    The scam still takes in millions of dollars, with a ring of Nigerian con artists taking victims for at least $6 million between 2014 and 2018, according to a recent indictment. Man's hands tightly ...

  6. Scattered Canary - Wikipedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scattered_Canary

    Scattered Canary is a Nigerian fraud ring. During the COVID-19 lockdowns in 2020, the group used business email compromise and, according to the United States Secret Service, "hundreds if not thousands" of money mules to defraud U.S. state unemployment agencies. [1] A security firm that tracked the group said they started in 2009 committing ...

  7. 419eater.com - Wikipedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/419eater.com

    419eater.com is a scam baiting website which focuses on advance-fee fraud. The name 419 comes from "419 fraud", another name for advance fee fraud, and itself derived from the relevant section of the Nigerian criminal code. The website founder, Michael Berry, goes by the alias Shiver Metimbers. As of 2013, the 419 Eater forum had over 55,000 ...

  8. Nigerian Scam Email Ring Indicted for Swindling Seniors - AOL

    www.aol.com/news/2011-03-08-nigerian-scam-email...

    Ten alleged members of a Nigerian email scam crime ring have been indicted on federal charges of swindling at least two dozen victims nationwide out of some $1.5 million, the U.S. Attorney for the ...

  9. Scam letters - Wikipedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scam_letters

    Today scam letters are a general part of electronic life, ending up in mailboxes in hordes. Types Lottery scam letter. Based on mostly the same principles as the Nigerian 419 advance-fee fraud scam, this scam letter informs recipients that their e-mail addresses have been drawn in online lotteries and that they have won large sums of money ...