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Nigerian Advance Fee Fraud
The Advance Fee Fraud (AFF) is known internationally as "4-1-9" fraud after the section of the Nigerian penal code which addresses fraud schemes.
(BTW, it is pronounced 4-1-9, not four-nineteen.)
You've most probably been approached via email to help some poor soul smuggle millions out of some war torn province in return for a generous finder's fee.
"A renowned psychiatrist from UC Irvine was duped into squandering at least $1.3 million of his family's fortune on a Nigeria Internet scam, according to a lawsuit recently filed by his son.
LA Times March 2, 2006
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<Doug Klippert@ 3:05 AM
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