He did not send money for me.” “Because you love me, then you say, ‘Okay,'” Sheye interrupts. I keep on enjoying with my girls here.” He laughs wildly.
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Nigerians aren’t the only ones committing international advance fee fraud, but nearly one-fifth of all such scams originate in the West African country.
The scams often involve phony lottery winnings, job offers, and inheritance notices.
“There is this boy in Kaduna [a city in northern Nigeria] who made over 2 million naira” last year on 419 scams, Danjuma says.
“And he is not even 18.” The two fraudsters make most of their money duping fellow Nigerians.