The Nigerians, in a 419 plan, came up with a fake contract to build an airport in Abuja.They promised Nelson Tetsuo Sakaguchi a big commission in exchange for funding the contract.In November 2003, Leslie Fountain, a senior technician at Anglia Polytechnic University in England, set himself on fire after falling victim to a scam; Mr. In 2006, an American living in South Africa hanged himself in Togo after being defrauded by a Ghanaian 419 con man. í Pasovský, a 72 year-old scam victim from the Czech Republic, shot and killed 50-year old Michael Lekara Wayid, an official at the Nigerian embassy in Prague, and injured another person, after the Nigerian Consul General explained he could not return 0,000 that Pasovský had lost to a Nigerian scammer.In 2007, a Chinese student at the University of Nottingham killed herself after falling for a lottery scam. While death is usually at the extreme, the usual aftermath of successful scams are monetary losses.The victim then managed to drop the bottle containing the formula, breaking it.He rang his contact who said he’d get further supplies. Between May 1995 and February 1998, a total of US2 million was reportedly stolen from the Banco Noroeste S. The authorisation for all the transfers was done by Nelson Tetsuo Sakaguchi, a senior official at the bank.
The contact then insisted he could only get ,000 of the balance and “begged” Rempel for the remaining ,000. At a particular point however, he suspected foul play when he noticed that many things were amiss in the deal.
In addition to the civil actions, criminal complaints were laid in Brazil, Switzerland, USA, Hong Kong and Nigeria.
3In prosecution, Nwude and Okoli plead guilty to numerous crimes and forfeited 1.5 million dollars in assets.
The final contact between Rempel and the scammers was when they called to say they’d arrived at the airport in New York. He tried to back out but his host won’t succumb, a situation which culminated in several bitter outbursts.
However, there was a slight snag – security had stopped them and they needed ,500 for a bribe. George was overpowered, kidnapped, and murdered in cold blood, when his family failed to pay a stipulated ransom.