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12-31-2017, 09:58 AM - 1 Like   #1
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Sad news for those waiting for their Nigerian Prince $$$

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‘Nigerian prince’ email scammer arrested

A 67-year-old Slidell man who served as a go-between for an international team of scammers running a “Nigerian prince” email scheme has been arrested after an 18-month investigation. Michael Neu, who is neither Nigerian nor a prince, has been charged with 269 counts of wire fraud and money laundering.
Neu helped shuttle fraudulently obtained money to his co-conspirators, some of whom actually do live in Nigeria, according to the Slidell Police Department.
‘Nigerian prince’ email scammer arrested in Slidell | WGNO

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That explains why I've never gotten my $367,000,243.45 check from people I don't know. They said it was in the mail weeks ago.
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I didn't get the Nigerian prince e-mails...

But, luckily, I *have* won a round-the-world cruise! Honestly, it was quite a surprise, as I don't even remember entering a competition... Anyway, all I have to do is give them my credit card details so they can confirm my identity. How exciting
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A Prince Among Scammers....
12-31-2017, 03:42 PM - 3 Likes   #7
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QuoteOriginally posted by BigMackCam Quote
I *have* won a round-the-world cruise!

I am just waiting for the $367 million Euro that I won in that Spanish lottery I have never heard of. Then I will buy that cruise ship and take the entire Pentax Forums on a permanent world photographic cruise. All that I require is $50 each towards your drinks tab.


No scammers. We won't be stopping off in Nigeria.

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All that I require is $50 each towards your drinks tab.
You may wish to up that a bit... if you've Scots coming with you.
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I understand he now wants contributions towards his bail .. .. ..
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