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  2. 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 ...

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

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    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 ...

  4. Director of victim services in Orange County honored with ...

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    April 19, 2024 at 7:43 AM. ORLANDO, Fla. - Erin McCaulley, the director of victim services in Orange County, has dedicated more than 20 years to serving victims and families in our community. The ...

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

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    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 ...

  6. 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 online “romance scam” against an Alabama woman.. In Oklahoma City federal court, Abdul Waris ...

  7. 419eater.com - Wikipedia

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    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. Scam letters - Wikipedia

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    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 ...

  9. 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 ...