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A Nigerian leading the world banksters sounds remarkably appropriate to me.
The important thing to understand is that, even although you think you've payed a check/cheque into your bank account and the money shows up in your bank balance, the cheque/check really has not cleared and it can still bounce a week or more later. I don't think banks do a very good job of explaining that little detail.
I had a Nigerian Scammer send one to me once ... The Nigerians started ordering stuff and having them shipped to my house ...
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In February 2004, Nigerian Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala said:“In Nigeria, WE are always amazed that anyone could be so stupid as to respond to such an offer.”The fact is that many people do believe these letters – enough to make 419 crime quite a lucrative money earner. It has been estimated that there are well over 250,000 scammers involved in 419 scams worldwide and that they reap in over US$1.5 billion annually. The average victim pays out US$20,000.
I believe the name and address can be found in a phone book, so it is barely personal.
Today a Nigerian ex Wicks shop assistent who had made a £250m finacial empire in his home country was sentenced to 13 years in jail for his efforts.
Quote from: CliffordK on 14/04/2012 22:02:00I believe the name and address can be found in a phone book, so it is barely personal.Random people picked from the phone book haven't been wasting their time. If they know where you live they could send you something very unpleasant through the post,and theoretically could "...sorry, you cannot view external links. To see them, please
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insist when setting up with a bank that they not hold my cheques.
I don't deal with banks much any more and am looking for a way to avoid them altogether. Any suggestions?
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Still, we have vehicle fuel,