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But the direct co-operation with the EFCC, enabled via the new online portal, Brisbans mean the fraudsters could be arrested and the money returned. There wasn't a single thunderclap of realization.

In a world-first move, a top Nigerian official has pledged to do more to jail the perpetrators of Nigerian internet scams that police say are costing. “The Australian police don't care, [they say], 'It's too hard, too hard.'” So-called “ Nigerian scams”, in which the victim is convinced to pay or.

Photo: Nigerian scammers stole this photo off a website and created a Jenny said she had resigned herself to the fact that she would. But Sunday Olu Agbi, the hardline Nigerian high commissioner who is based in Canberra, stands by his comments from last year that most victims of the scams are just as guilty as the fraudsters and should be jailed as.

The Nigerian Government has teamed up with Queensland Police to create an " online reporting system " on the Queensland Police website where any Australians who believe they have been targeted by a scam can report it directly to Nigeria's Economic and Financial Crimes Commission EFCC.

Police say this will greatly speed up investigations and Hoppers Crossing Australia models the problem of victims not reporting scams to police because they are embarrassed or feel Geraldton airport gay cruising.

Professor Olu Agbi said the portal would lead to the arrest and prosecution of Nigerian scammers. Already, co-operation between Queensland Police and the EFCC has led to the arrest of 10 Nigerian fraudsters and their assets will be used to repay victims.

Nigerian scams, Bridbane known as frauds, are typically conducted via email and centre on the target being persuaded to advance significant sums of money in the hope of realising a much larger windfall in the future.

The victims believe they are investing to make a large profit but, after sending the money, the scammer disappears or, for the most gullible of victims, continues to ask for more advances.

Last year, angry at the negative perception of Nigeria created tney news reports of Nigerian scams, Professor Olu Agbi lashed out, saying "greedy" Australian victims were also guilty because the scams they are caught up in usually involve the promise of easy profits by committing crimes such as nigeriaan laundering.

In a phone interview yesterday, Professor Olu Agbi said he stood by those comments but would still do his best to help any victims to retrieve their money, "whether you are innocent Why do nigerian scammers say they are from Brisbane not innocent". Detective Superintendent Brian Hay, head of the Queensland Police fraud squad, said 70 per cent of the Nigerian fraud cases he investigated were romance scams. The fraudsters go as far as setting up fake profiles on dating sites using pictures of attractive men and women.

They Thrill app Launceston along potential targets for months before organising to meet them, but first ask for money, for instance, to help pay for a plane ticket. Detective Superintendent Hay said that, most of the time, victims of Nigerian scams never get their money back because they parted with the money willingly, Busco Brisbane gay via cash remittance agencies.

But the direct co-operation with the EFCC, enabled via the new online portal, would mean the fraudsters could be arrested and the money returned.

He said that, in the past few Richmond threesome for wife, 10 Nigerians were locked up for computer fraud because of co-operation between the EFCC and Queensland Police.

One case had just been completed. The perpetrator was jailed for 19 years with an order from the courts that all their assets - including two parcels of land and a car - be disposed of and repatriation made to the victim.

He said one of the biggest problems police faced was that victims were not coming forward and reporting the scams. Most of the investigations of Nigerian frauds conducted by Queensland Police began when police contacted the victims asking why they sent so much money to Nigeria.