Police nab Nigerian 419 scammers

Dutch authorities have arrested 12 individuals in Amsterdam and Zaandam for their alleged involvement in a large-scale Nigerian 419 scam. The US Postal Inspection Service assisted in the investigation leading to the arrests.

Police said in a statement that the gang's criminal gains exceeded $2m. They have confiscated 25,000 in cash, along with computer equipment, bank statements and forged passports. Police nab $2m Nigerian 419 scammers - vnunet.com

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