This copy is for your personal non-commercial use. After avoiding a Nigerian phishing fraud, the Toronto life coach and communications consultant started wondering about the young man behind a computer screen half a world away who had tried ib rip her off.
Martin, who also works as a part-time standup comic and therefore keeps her social media and email accounts public, is no stranger to attempted spam scams. The American online remittance company refused to allow her to transfer cash to Nigeria via its subsidiary Xoom — and makes no apologies for its actions.
That has Martin accusing the firm of discriminating against Nigerians. But Xoom repeatedly declined to comply with her wishes and then ignored her complaints until hastily reaching out the day after the Star made inquiries to the company last week.
When family members suggested she might be the victim of an even more sophisticated criminal scheme, she assured them she has seen where scammmer young man lives and where he works via WhatsApp video Sexy Moncton massage. Copyright owned or licensed by Toronto Star Newspapers Limited.
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According to the U. The case involved 32 confirmed victims, many of which were elderly, in the U. No Canadians have been confirmed to be victims.
Authorities have arrested 14 people across the U. However, many of the accused are believed to be abroad.
In some cases the victims thought they were communicating with military members stationed overseas. According to documents detailing the count indictment, one woman was targeted Torontto an alleged scammer who claimed to be a U. TwoNigerian citizens who resided in Los Angeles, have been identified by authorities as the so-called ring leaders of the alleged scheme.
They allegedly coordinated with a network of scammers who operated fraudulent bank accounts and laundered the money collected worldwide, keeping a cut for themselves. Stolen funds were withdrawn as cash and fed through illicit money exchangers to move funds overseas, the scamner alleges.
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A conman funded a playboy lifestyle by cheating pensioners out of their life savings. Godwin Nwaofor, 36, kept a 'suckers list' of potential victims to send bogus letters saying they had won scammed Australian Lottery.
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