Nigerian male dating scammers arrests quiet men dating
They just create a fake account, get a picture of someone in Europe or America, and to you it looks like you are chatting to someone in America whereas you are chatting to someone in Cape Town.
I first read about the Nigerian Bank Scam in the book The Informant by Kurt Eichenwald (Sept. The Informant is about Mark Whitacre who was a Vice President at the food and food products company Archer Daniels Midland (or ADM).
Victims of Nigerian bank scams are not limited to corporate Vice Presidents and ex-Congressmen.
Michelle Delio's article How a Bank Got E-mail Scammed (in Wired News, Sept.
"Without any meaningful income, he was perpetually in debt throughout the 1990s," the plea agreement states.
While he first sought ever-larger bank loans, that pipeline soon shut down, and by 1995, he was turning to individual investors.
Western Cape Hawks spokesperson, Robert Netshiunda, says police started the investigation after receiving complaints from victims of an online dating scam last year.
Mezvinsky, moving money at a frenetic pace, deposited .28 million in his numerous accounts from 1995 to early 2000, most of it from investors and clients, according to investigators, who reviewed more than 8,000 transactions.
During the same period, he spent .3 million, with 44 percent of the money going to creditors, 20 percent to Africans, and 17 percent for cash withdrawals, they said.
Like Mark Whitacre, former Iowa congressman Edward Mezvinsky also fell for Nigerian scammers.
According The Daily Iowan (Far from his heyday, Mezvinsky admits guilt, by Maryclaire Dale, The Daily Iowan, Sept.