Nigerian Scammer Nailed with 12-Year Prison Sentence

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Biceps

I hope you go to Nigerian prison.

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dracx619

speaking of scammers and spammers. how do these guys keep posting? and NO ONE ON THIS WEBSITE IS STUPID ENOUGH TO GO TO YOUR SHIT SITES SO GO AWAY.

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Signal2Noise

So...in other words, there will *really* be a Nigerian in prison and will require $150000 to post bail with a promise of a million dollars profit to the email donor once said prisoner is freed. I await the email.

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Stack42

Compassion for our fellow man? These people aren't doing this for the chance to help some poor foreigner. They agree to these scams for greed, the chance to get a big cut of fake money. They aboslutely don't deserve their money back or any compassion from anyone. Ridiculous.

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Jelson

I wounder how many people would fall for the scam, if they weren't promised a cut of the imaginary funds?

I'm guessing not many.

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jraschke11

If you were stupid enough to fall for this, you don't deserve to get your money back. I would agree with prosecuting this guy under some kind of SPAM law, but I have no problem with what he did.

It's like if I walk up to you on the street and ask for a dollar, and you say "Why?" And I tell you it's for my vacation on Mars with the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and with that dollar I will bring you back a moon rock. Ridiculous...yeah it is. So is thinking you get free money by helping a random stranger import something in to the U.S.

People completely deserve to have lost their money for falling for it, plain and simple.

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smashingpumpin

It's all about taking sides and for this I ask you, so who would you rather side on... A thieving scammer from outside the country raking in thousands of dollars that won't be used to benefit their own country's well-being or the victims who are fellow countrymen who were dumbfucks to fell for it and are most likely tax paying citizens as you are?

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Cruzg10

So how many moon rocks can i get for $5???

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SilverSurferNHS

Its because of people like you that this stuff spreads rampantly and breeds more and more. It is also not as transparent or blatantly obvious to some people that these things are scams, especially the elderly - or someone new to email.

Him and all his accomplices deserve at least a sentence and for their equipment to be taken by authorities.

Maybe the reason you don't really give a crap is because you never really met or were conned in a real con; don't think it can't happen to you, because your "intelligence" is "superior". Thats their number one game.

Shame on you for your lack of compassion for your fellow man.

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Biceps

Absolutely! If instead elderly people had been getting these cons via singing telegram, they never would have fallen for the scam!

People who fell for this one - deserving or not - epitomize the term 'gullible'. Don't use lack of familiarity with email or an overabundance of experience (age) as an excuse for someone who just had to believe something that was obviously too good to be true was true.

My question is why it took so long to catch this guy, and how many more there are out there who haven't yet been nailed.  Ooooo... let me check my junk mail folder!!

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dracx619

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