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They might say that someone has died leaving millions or they might be a corrupt government official draining federal funds and they want to share this unbelievable fortune with you.All they need is a sum of your money to get things rolling or to cover bank fees.They are consequently kidnapped and you will be asked to urgently send them some ransom money to help them get out of the messy situation.Yes, this one definitely pulls on the heart strings because you will obviously want to do something to help but don't fall for it because it is simply a way to play on people's emotions and then scam money from them.Taking advantage of the "dangerous" perception of Africa, scammers often create elaborate fake kidnap plans.
It's a scam, don't send a cent, cease contact and report the scammer.
Supposedly named after a defunct piece of Nigerian Law the 419 scam has been operating in various incarnations for years.
The basic idea is that you're contacted by someone who has access to large sums of money and wishes to move them through your bank account.
Instead he met twelve men armed with machetes who held him captive, demanding ransom.
Gregor was lucky to escape with the help of the Canadian Embassy.
If the victim agrees they will receive money orders that have been bought for a small fee, such as $20, and doctored to read hundreds or thousands of dollars.