Nigerian Frauds

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What is this Cybercrime?

  • Person gets email that someone in another country has lots of money and you have been chosen to inherit that money since that person is dying or stuck somewhere.
  • Scammer gains trust of the person through emotional emails.
  • The scammer will then offer you a large sum of money to help them transfer their personal fortune out of the country.


  • Do not respond to such emails.
  • Report such emails as SPAM.

Solution in case of incident

  • Inform nearest Police Station and register a complaint including print of emails and copies of pass-book or online transactions.
  • Write an application to Bank Manager including case details to return the debited money.

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