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They caught the Nigerian Prince!!!!
« on: December 30, 2017, 09:18:19 AM »
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A Louisiana man was arrested in connection with the "Nigerian prince" scheme that has scammed people out of thousands of dollars, police announced Thursday.

Michael Neu, 67, faces 269 counts of wire fraud and money laundering after being taken into custody following an 18-month investigation, according to the Slidell Police Department. Police said Neu is suspected of being the scam's "middle man" who obtained money and "subsequently wired" funds to his co-conspirators in Nigeria.

According to the Federal Trade Commission, the phishing scam begins with an email purporting to be from a high-ranking Nigerian official who seeks financial assistance or personal information to retrieve an alleged inheritance.

Though the scheme is often the butt of late-night TV jokes, people have fallen victim to the scam, officials say.

Michael Neu, 67 of Slidell, La., is pictured being taken into custody for wire fraud and money laundering charges in connection with a "Nigerian prince" scam, according to the Slidell Police Department. (Photo: Slidell Police Department)

"Most people laugh at the thought of falling for such a fraud, but law enforcement officials report annual losses of millions of dollars to these schemes," the Slidell police said in a statement.

Authorities warn to be cautious when receiving suspicious emails or phone calls from unknown individuals and urge people not to disclose personal or financial information. Slidell Police Chief Randy Fandal said he hopes Neu's arrest serves as a warning to the public. 

“If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is," Slidell Police Chief Randy Fandal said in a released statement. "Never give out personal information over the phone, through e-mail, cash checks for other individuals, or wire large amounts of money to someone you don’t know. 99.9 percent of the time, it’s a scam.”

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation-now/2017/12/30/nigerian-prince-email-scammer-louisiana/992073001/
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Re: They caught the Nigerian Prince!!!!
« Reply #1 on: December 30, 2017, 10:36:31 PM »
hope you don't mind if i post pictures of it. 

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Re: They caught the Nigerian Prince!!!!
« Reply #2 on: December 31, 2017, 07:32:29 AM »
I don't care. It's public information at this point.
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Re: They caught the Nigerian Prince!!!!
« Reply #3 on: December 31, 2017, 07:44:12 AM »
Hehehe. I randomly remembered this. Remember when fre4d4 fell for a similar scam?

http://psx4central.com/community/index.php/topic,39576.0.html

EDIT: Read through the whole thread. That went off the rails fast. Oh the gay old days here  :gfight: I should move that into the Hall of Fame/Shame  :glaugh:
« Last Edit: December 31, 2017, 07:50:46 AM by Titan »
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Re: They caught the Nigerian Prince!!!!
« Reply #4 on: December 31, 2017, 04:25:33 PM »
i wasn't here during that time when fre4d4 claimed he fell for a similar scam.  i didn't have internet services for a while during that time so i missed that thread.

But i couldn't believe i read through all 6 pages of the link you posted.  there are some funny moments in there.  lol. :laughing:
« Last Edit: January 01, 2018, 04:51:19 AM by Paul2 »

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Re: They caught the Nigerian Prince!!!!
« Reply #5 on: January 16, 2018, 05:24:23 AM »
That's the Nigerian Prince? That's too funny. I would have thought that scam was done buy a much younger dude too.

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Re: They caught the Nigerian Prince!!!!
« Reply #6 on: January 20, 2018, 08:09:00 AM »
That's the Nigerian Prince? That's too funny. I would have thought that scam was done buy a much younger dude too.


Also, correct me if I'm wrong, but aren't Nigerians usually black?

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Re: They caught the Nigerian Prince!!!!
« Reply #7 on: February 05, 2018, 04:03:08 PM »
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Re: They caught the Nigerian Prince!!!!
« Reply #8 on: February 06, 2018, 07:25:15 AM »
We get the odd one sneaking in amongst the hundreds of weekly Spambots.

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Re: They caught the Nigerian Prince!!!!
« Reply #9 on: February 10, 2018, 12:39:36 PM »
WTF?  How do you have a new user?

Marketing ;)

I think they're mostly coming from the Tapatalk app. I signed us up for that and people can register to forums through the app without actually visiting the site. It's pretty awesome and a well designed app. I'm also a moderator at another PS4 site and the link to here is in my signature. We get quite a few referrals a month through that.
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