Sunday, February 22, 2009

Evil Foreign Talent!

It's not just Indonesian zillionaires and Myanmarese warlords, y'know! It's also Nigerian 419 scammers who can earn US$27 million by impersonating the nation of Ethiopia.

To carry out the elaborate scheme, prosecutors in New York said on Friday, the man, identified as Paul Gabriel Amos, 37, a Nigerian citizen who lived in Singapore, worked with others to create official-looking documents that instructed Citibank to wire the money in two dozen transactions to accounts that Mr. Amos and the others controlled around the world.

Actually I love the fact that we've become a more international city. Back to the old pirate days.

See here.

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