Apparently the President of Nigeria has declared "total war" on the 419 scam artists and said that they shall have "no hiding place".That's all very well but the President should know that Amsterdam, Jo'burg and London all have nests of these vipers.As ridiculous as these approaches seem, innocent people occasionally fall for them.
Be aware that, despite the fancy crests and legalese, there is no such company at this address For many years Nigerian criminals have targeted people around the world with stories about liberating millions of dollars, once the property of a toppled dictator or a deceased expatriot.
They used to fax but they have now discovered e-mail and can reach more potential marks.
Many victims of the 419 scam do not have English as a first language and their judgement could have been clouded by these official looking websites - which seem to be introduced once a victim has taken the bait.
The "Fortune Trust Bank" ( of Amsterdam and the Cayman Islands and The "Bromwich Albion Bank" (?
Matthew Chapman, writing in The Mail on Sunday (Feb. Afolabi's charity had received 350,000 pounds from the Community Fund "to help asylum seekers". Afolabi has apparently denied being involved in the supply of false documents and is quoted as saying "I swear to God I don't know anything".