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    Nigerian Fee Scams & International Court

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    1. Topic #1:
    If you have an e-mail account, you may have received a message requesting that you help out the sender, who is typically linked to an African nation (most often Nigeria) as he attempts to recoup money that was due his family. This is known as "advance fee fraud" and involves a request for your bank account information for the deposit of nonexistent funds.

    On the FBI site, review the following two pages to gain more information on these schemes.
    Nigerian Letter or "419" Fraud
    Source: fbi.gov. Retrieved from http://www.fbi.gov/scams-safety/fraud/fraud#419

    Advanced Fee Schemes
    Source: fbi.gov. Retrieved from http://www.fbi.gov/scams-safety/fraud/fraud#advfee

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    2. Topic #2:
    What is the current role of the International Court? Do you agree with it or not?

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    1. Based on your review, what did you find most interesting about the material?

    The Nigerian scams play upon one of the most carnal desires of humankind, which is greed. Without the greed factor, these scams would not work. It's a relatively rudimentary method of stealing someone's money, but is greatly assisted because of the greed that victims have and naivety ...

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    The following posting discusses Nigerian fee scams and international courts.