Tag: scammer

Aussie net scammers stung after $1.2m haul 
Aug 26, 2009 | Comment Now 
"Quacks" shut down by joint U.S.-Australia investigation.
 
US official accused of paying 419 scammer U2$1.2m 
 
US$2m 419 spam scammer in the slammer 
By Robert Jaques | Aug 8, 2006 | Comment Now 
Police in Amsterdam today claimed that the ringleader of an email scam that stole up to US$2m has been arrested in Lagos, Nigeria.
 
Email scammer poses as Scottish MP 
By RenĂ© Millman | Jun 9, 2006 | Comment Now 
Scammers are using new tactics in fleece unsuspecting internet users by posing as a member of the Scottish parliament.
 
419 scammer poses as Fidelity fund manager 
By RenĂ© Millman | Feb 10, 2006 | Comment Now 
A scammer who admitted being a thief is posing as a fund manager for a major financial institution to dupe unsuspecting email recipients out of money.
 
Police warn about internet scammers 
By Vivienne Fisher | Feb 2, 2006 | Comment Now 
Queensland Police are warning people to be wary of investment scams, after more than $7 million was netted by Nigerian scammers from Queenslanders.
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