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2013

Teenager Docked for U.S.$40 Million Fraud (10/31/13)
Indian connection of 'Nigerian' scams (10/07/13)
Nigerian National Sentenced to 100 Months for Involvement in Scheme to Defraud Lawyers of Millions (09/05/13)
Hawks probe global internet scam (09/03/13)
Former Nigerian Fugitive Heads to Prison in Multi-Million-Dollar Fraud Scheme (05/10/13)
Man Claiming to be the Son of the President of the Congo Indicted for Defrauding Victims of $1.6 Million (05/09/13)

 

2012

Tampa Woman Arrested for Tax Fraud and Identity Theft (02/07/12)
Court Extradites Fugitive Over U.S.$789,907.62 Fraud (01/30/12)
Toronto man jailed in massive U.S. credit card scam (01/23/12)

 

2011

Court okays extradition of Nigerian accused of defrauding 70 US law firms (8/07/11)
Name suppression bid for alleged scammer who got scammed (07/20/11)
Nigerian scams evolve to Facebook (06/30/2011)
Feds charge 10 with running Nigerian 419 scam (03/08/2011)
Spam-scam crackdown nets $2 billion in fake checks (02/07/11)

 

2010

Nigerian man gets prison time for e-mail scam - Okapo Mike Diamreyan (09/01/10)

 

2009

EFCC storms Abia over N3.3bn scam - Goes after gov's wife, commissioner (11/18/09)
EFCC launches "Project Eagle Claw" (10/23/09)
MoneyGram to Pay $18 Million to Settle FTC Charges That it Allowed its Money Transfer System To Be Used for Fraud (10/20/09)
Houstonian arrested in $44 million fraud case (09/05/09)
Tough times are still ripe for scammers (08/10/09)
Canadians keep falling for Nigerian letter scam (07/04/09)
Local Couple Working For Nigerian Check Scammers? (05/08/09)
FBI: Internet Fraud Rates Rose 33% Last Year (04/02/09)
Cheque Fraud: A new twist on an old con (2/7/09)

 

2008

Oregon Woman Loses $400,000 to Nigerian E-Mail Scam (11/17/08)
Major Source of Online Scams and Spams Knocked Offline (11/12/08)
Nigerian held on web fraud (09/30/08)
419 scam victim rescued (09/24/08)
Postal inspectors warn of scams against elderly (08/16/08)
Woman Gets Two Years for Aiding Nigerian Internet Check Scam (06/25/08)
Local resident arrested in Nigerian fraud scheme (05/03/08)

 

2007

OPP Bust Counterfeit Cheque Ring (11/2/07)
Spam-scam crackdown nets $2 billion in fake checks (10/3/07)
English fraudster gets 20 years for US church scam (7/14/07)
Grenedadians warned to be wary of internet scam (7/14/07)
Pair face sentencing for huge Ponzi scam (7/13/07)
Hit-man threats an e-mail scam, IU Police warn (7/11/07)
Nigerian Scam Targets Local Landlords (7/11/07)
Feds sting Nigerian bank in e-mail spam scam (7/10/07)
Lt. who robbed ship fell for Internet scam (7/9/07)
Internet Fraud: Puppies latest commodity for Nigerian scams (7/8/07)
Is someone giving you a generous donation? Think again! (7/8/07)
A Web Cadre Turns the Tables on African Scam Artists (7/2/07)
Concerns on corrupt officer ignored (7/2/07)
June Scams And Frauds Reported to New Mexico Attorney General King's Office (7/2/07)
Internet death threats bogus (7/1/07)
Family lose $1.3m in 'Nigerian' scam (6/16/07)
Double trouble for ID theft victim (5/8/07)
Minister's wife claims killing was accidental (4/12/07)
2 Men Take $5,000 From Woman In Lottery Scam (4/10/07)
Beware of dog: Nigerian puppy scam unleashed (4/7/07)
Nigerian fraudsters target people placing classified ads (4/7/07)
International Puppy Scam Targets Canadian Pet Lovers (4/6/07)
Traders warned of large cheque scam (4/6/07)
Woman is jailed for Nigeria cash scam (4/5/07)
Businessman foils car scam (4/5/07)
Money launderer swaps high life for jail cell (4/5/07)
E-mail scam targets students (4/5/07)
Avoiding the Nigerian Email Scam (4/4/07)
Phony Traveler's Checks Surface In Bluffs (4/3/07)
Catching rats (4/3/07)
Old lessons learned with new technology (4/2/07)
Thanks to you, we mark milestone (4/1/07)
Internet scammers get more people to shell out (4/1/07)
Bankers see results of scams (3/27/07)
Michigan treasurer falls for Nigerian scam (1/25/07)
County funds vanish in Nigerian scam (1/18/07)
Big money, big rip-off (1/18/07)
NPA Scam - 'EFCC to Reinvestigate Bode George' (1/16/07)
E-mail phishers turn to 'hitman spam' (1/12/07)
Fooled by Nigeria Scam Proves a Costly Mistake (1/12/2007)
EFCC begins probe of $15m fraud at NAMASA (1/1/07))
'Australian Lottery' scam reaches Qatar (1/10/07)
Top 10 scams to watch for in 2007 (1/7/07)
The War on Internet Terrorism (1/4/07 - removed from their server)

 

2006

Nigerian Scams (12/26/06)
E-mail fraudsters still find gullible targets to scam (12/29/06)
Police: Internet scams a threat on the local level (12/27/06)
Online scammer pleads guilty in federal court (12/22/06)
Puppy ad determined to be scam (12/22/06)
Manubhai on mind, Government officers catch on Nigerian scam (12/21/06)
Nigerian jailed for duping Singaporean by free-sex scam (12/14/06)
Too good to be true (11/26/06)
DPS warns of holiday scams (11/24/06)
Scam victim says she gets mail from Nigerian in custody (11/24/06)
Consumer activist fights to clear name (11/23/06)
Nigerian scam victim sues Singapore firm (11/21/06)
Capital Eye protect Nigerian crackdown into fraud and money (11/21/06)
UK fails to control Internet scams (11/21/06)
Study says Nigerian scams cost Britons millions (11/21/06)
Fraud: The "advance fee" or "419 scams" (11/21/06)
Passports forged on 'industrial scale' (11/20/06)
N115 million scam rocks govt agency (11/17/06)
Non-OS dependant malware - Online Recruitment (11/17/06)
Internet scam: it's so simple (11/16/06)
Cops KO counterfeit check scam (11/16/06)
Anchorage woman pleads guilty in check scam (11/15/06)
Scam victim won't be charged (11/26/06)
The E-mail That Said There's Money in Nigeria For You? It's FAKE!! (11/15/06)
Garnati warns of Internet money scam (11/13/06)
Police Nabs NFA Officials Over N7.9 Million Scam (11/13/06)
Two more pigeon drop scams (11/12/06)
Keeping Your Enemies Close (11/12/06)
They're trying to steal (11/10/06)
Alleged Marine e-mail most likely a scam (11/9/06)
New scam targets senior citizens (11/9/06)
Cash that Check - Go to Jail (11/9/06)
AC seeks probe of Obasanjo's aide (11/8/06)
Queen of Greed' appeals forgery convictions (11/8/06)
Internet scammers cheat Morley woman out of $550 (11/7/06)
Student Falls Victim To Nigerian Scam (11/6/06)
Mascot man loses $30,000 to advance fee scam (11/6/06)
Police warn of new twist on Nigerian scam (11/2/06)
Three new Internet scams to avoid (11/5/06)
Thieves find open door through the Internet (11/3/06)
Victim who fell for scam pulls his own (11/4/06)
Cops nab three in travelers check scam (11/4/06)
Scam of the week (11/3/06)
Memphis Police Warn About Fake Lottery Check Scam (11/3/06)
Scamalot (11/3/06)
Avoid these new Internet scams (11/3/06)
Money washing con cleans out bank accounts (11/2/06)
Mass spam uses BMW to dupe users (10/31/06)
Sea Grant scammed in Nigerian textbook sale (10/31/06)
Cyber crimes on the rise in State (10/30/06)
419 Nigerian Scammers Targeting B&Bs (10/30/06)
Malaysians warned (10/29/06)
Woman scammed by man on popular LDS website (10/27/06)
Avoid these new Internet scams (10/26/06)
E-Mail Hoax Claims to Be From FBI (10/24/06)
Woman loses $42,000 to Nigerian e-mail scam (10/25/06)
Companies Need to Report Cyber Attacks (10/24/06)
Woman Sentenced in Bank Check Scam (10/23/06)
Advance Fee Scam - Still Going Strong! (10/21/06)
Nigerian scam spreads fake $100s (10/20/06)
Malden PD sends out scam warning (10/20/06)
Burnt by the player from S'pore (10/20/06)
Another Nigerian Type Scam Hits Oregon (10/14/06)
Too Good To Be True (10/16/06)
How Swindlers Thrive on the Power of Spam (10/11/06)
Focus: What happens if you claim your prize? (10/07/06)
Jackpot scam: 6 Nigerians held (10/02/06)
US probes Nigeria vice-president (09/29/06)
Breakdown of law drives Nigerian students into gangs (09/18/06)
Warning over scam letters from Nigeria (09/16/06)
Nigerian candidates in graft con (09/15/06)
Internet scam targets bankers (09/11/06)
Criminals Of Irresistible Charms (09/11/06)
Army issues warning about 'Nigerian Scam' (09/7/06)
High Profile Victims (8/15/06)
Email Scam Has JFK Conspiracy Twist (8/8/06)
EFCC's crackdown on Yahoo boys (7/27/06)
Nigerian Entangled In Jefferson Investigation (7/22/06)
Nigerian 419 scams: effective as ever (7/20/06)
The infamous Nigerian scam (7/16/06)
The Perfect Mark (5/8/06)

 

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Victim Suicide (1/30/04)
Nigeria to tackle internet fraud (11/26/03)
 

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