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5 things to know for August 23: Overstock CEO, G7, Japan-South Korea, romance scams – CNN

5 things to know for August 23: Overstock CEO, G7, Japan-South Korea, romance scams  CNN (CNN) Hop to it! A new study shows higher levels of physical activity at any intensity lowers the risk of early death in middle-age and older people. Here’s what … “Nigeria scam” – Google News

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Texas man indicted in dating scam that took thousands from a Woodruff bank account – WJFW-TV

Texas man indicted in dating scam that took thousands from a Woodruff bank account  WJFW-TV WOODRUFF – A federal charge comes down in a scam that saw over $ 66,000 taken from a Woodruff bank account. Emmanuel Odiah of Texas was indicted for … “Nigeria scam” – Google News

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How Africa escapes the 419 scammers – The New Times

How Africa escapes the 419 scammers  The New Times Even as the email scams are increasingly becoming more sophisticated, few if any of the victims are being reported in Africa. A cynic I know has suggested that it … “Nigeria scam” – Google News

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Harris County Precinct 4 warns of scammers claiming to be Constable Mark Herman – CW39 Houston

Harris County Precinct 4 warns of scammers claiming to be Constable Mark Herman  CW39 Houston Unfortunately, scams are relatively popular across the country and a new scam trend has hit Harris County. Recently, authorities in Precinct 4 have been dealing … “Nigeria scam” – Google News

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Nigeria’s EFCC busts internet fraudster on FBI’s ‘most wanted’ list – Africanews English

Nigeria’s EFCC busts internet fraudster on FBI’s ‘most wanted’ list  Africanews English Nigeria’s anti-graft body, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Friday announced the arrest of a top internet fraudster wanted by United … “Nigeria scam” – Google News

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Maryland Heights embezzler was herself victim of Nigerian scam, prosecutors say – MDJOnline.com

Maryland Heights embezzler was herself victim of Nigerian scam, prosecutors say  MDJOnline.com ST. LOUIS • A Maryland Heights woman who stole more than $ 200,000 from her employer to help her “fiancé,” who was really a Nigerian scammer, was … “Nigeria scam” – Google News

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Nigerian and Malaysian arrested over 11 Internet love scams – The Star Online

Nigerian and Malaysian arrested over 11 Internet love scams  The Star Online SINGAPORE (ANN): A 30-year-old Nigerian man and a 26-year-old Malaysian woman have been arrested for a series of Internet love scams in which victims … “Nigeria scam” – Google News

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No honour among scammers: Nigerian kidnapped for refusing to share booty – The Star Online

No honour among scammers: Nigerian kidnapped for refusing to share booty  The Star Online KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): A Nigerian man who refused to share with his accomplices money obtained from victims of a love scam syndicate was kidnapped … “Nigeria scam” – Google News

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Scam Bust Leads To Stereotyping Of Nigerians 08/29/2019 – MediaPost Communications

Scam Bust Leads To Stereotyping Of Nigerians 08/29/2019  MediaPost Communications The recent indictment of Nigerian scam artists illustrates how tactics have evolved from the days of the Nigerian Prince. As a result, though, Nigerians face … “Nigeria scam” – Google News

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Nigeria election delay builds mistrust in political system – Quartz

Nigeria election delay builds mistrust in political system  Quartz The postponement has disrupted the lives of workers and businesses who have lost income and will continue to do so until the election cycle is completed. “Nigeria scam” – Google News

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An international gang has been charged in a widespread romance scam that defrauded businesses and elderly women out of at least $6 million – Business Insider

An international gang has been charged in a widespread romance scam that defrauded businesses and elderly women out of at least $ 6 million  Business Insider US prosecutors charged 80 people in connection to an international romance scam, saying that a group, consisting mostly of Nigerians, defrauded businesses … “Nigeria scam” …

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Opinion: FBI fraud busts dent Nigeria’s global reputation – CNN

Opinion: FBI fraud busts dent Nigeria’s global reputation  CNN David Hundeyin is a journalist and commentator who writes on tech, politics, and finance. He was a founding writer on the Nigerian political satire TV show ‘The … “Nigeria scam” – Google News

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Kidnapping for ransom is Nigeria’s latest security problem – Quartz

Kidnapping for ransom is Nigeria’s latest security problem  Quartz Nigeria has one of the world’s highest rates of kidnap-for-ransom cases. “Nigeria scam” – Google News

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‘The misdeeds of a few’: Nigeria speaks out over $46m fraud case – The Guardian

‘The misdeeds of a few’: Nigeria speaks out over $ 46m fraud case  The Guardian Government says it will not stand in way of justice after 77 Nigerian nationals are among 80 suspects indicted in US. “Nigeria scam” – Google News

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INTERVIEW: How FBI Internet Scam Indictments Affect Nigerians—New Jersey Professo – SaharaReporters.com

INTERVIEW: How FBI Internet Scam Indictments Affect Nigerians—New Jersey Professo  SaharaReporters.com “Of course, right from the port of departure here in Nigeria to the point of entry abroad, there is the trepidation that you might meet an overzealous border agent … “Nigeria scam” – Google News

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FBI List: N223m Traced To Account Of Ekiti Internet Scammer – SaharaReporters.com

FBI List: N223m Traced To Account Of Ekiti Internet Scammer  SaharaReporters.com The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has said that about N223m has been traced to the account of an Ekiti-based Internet fraudster named Ajayi … “Nigeria scam” – Google News

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The Military’s Big Problem With Facebook Love Scams – The New York Times

The Military’s Big Problem With Facebook Love Scams  The New York Times Scammers are using social media to impersonate real American *service* members to cheat vulnerable people out of their money. The Defense Department … “Nigeria scam” – Google News

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Nigerians Speak Out: Are Victims of Online Scam Greedy? – SaharaReporters.com

Nigerians Speak Out: Are Victims of Online Scam Greedy?  SaharaReporters.com A number of Nigerian youths argued that some people fall for numerous online frauds because of their greed. “Nigeria scam” – Google News

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Nigeria’s Plan for Cattle Herders Triggers Some Negative Reactions – VOA News

Nigeria’s Plan for Cattle Herders Triggers Some Negative Reactions  VOA News Nigeria’s government for years has been seeking a lasting solution to the conflict between farmers and herders over grazing lands, a conflict that has claimed … “Nigeria scam” – Google News

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US charges 80 in world-spanning romance scam and email fraud ring – Naked Security

US charges 80 in world-spanning romance scam and email fraud ring  Naked Security The US Department of Justice (DOJ) on Thursday unsealed a sprawling, 252-count, 145-page federal indictment charging 80 defendants – most of them … “Nigeria scam” – Google News