Fraud shifts from a criminal inspired
activity into ideology driven terror funding mechanism


"Skyrocketing Profits of Nigerian 419 Advance Fee Fraud organizations in the US, UK, and Canada are funding Nigerian Politicians, Movements and Terrorism groups"

Nigerian 419 funding "Movements" and "Terror groups" in Europe, Africa and Asia.

Update August 2019

From 2009 until today, Evidence is accumulating, linking Nigerian 419 AFF to terrorism.

The fraud is shifting from a criminal inspired activity into an ideology driven terror funding mechanism for terror organizations and their affiliates in Europe, the Middle East and Asia.

Synergy between Crime and Ideology in the Diaspora

“Unwary of the fact that they were funding terrorism, these US victims paid amounts varying between $7,300 and $57,000 to money launderers and recruiters of Boko Haram who reside in the UK.”     The Shadow Where Crime Becomes Ideology - Prelude to civil war in Nigeria

Romance may not be in your future with a Boko Haram Match.com member

"What had not been widely reported until 2014 are romance swindles with United States citizens (both male and female) on dating sites. Match.com is the most documented connection to Boko Haram, leading Match.com to warn its users of Nigerians’ frequent use of their site for financial gain" -   Victims of online romance scams are funding deadly Nigerian terror group

Evidence accumulating

Between 2003 and 2007 there was evidence of a terrorist connection in the slipstream of 419 fraud networks, supporting terror attacks. In 2008 and 2009 there was evidence directly linking 419 AFF networks to (attempted) terrorism attacks in Abuja.

Evidence is accumulating from 2009 until today, linking 419 AFF to funding and support of both "Movements" as well as "Terror groups" in Europe, Africa and Asia

The Nigerian 419 AFF scams have been escalated to a matter of utmost concern!

Nigerian fraud growing profits, expanding networks and a game changer.

Update August 2019

Profits are flowing in to other crimes, support of politicians, including Presidential candidates and Terrorism

Profits of Nigerian fraud are sky rocketing for an exponentially growing number of perpetrators of this endemic crime.

After investing in to development of recruitment, new fraud formats and markets for example BEC, Romance scams and Sextortion, profits are flowing in to other crimes, support of politicians, including presidential candidates and terrorism.

We registered an increase of scam activity

A decline in the use of U.K. company bank accounts by 419 scammers. But a steep rise in money mules and victims of Auction, Job and Romance fraud. The National Fraud Authority calculated that 1 in 50 British know someone who has been victim of a romance scam.

There is evidence linking romance scammers with "The global Movement" of "The terror group" Boko Haram in Nigeria.

In 2016 we monitored tens of millions in cash and Cash Cards transferred from the US and Canada to Nigerian Politicians and money launderers in London. Significant amounts were further laundered to Dubai.


419 Nigerian fraud funding terror and politicians

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