Fraud shifts from a criminal-inspired  activity into an 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"
The Nigerian 419 AFF scams have been escalated to a matter of utmost concern

Nigerian 419 Funds "Movements" and Terror Groups

Since 2003 evidence links Nigerian Advance Fee Fraud (419) to terrorism.

419 Fraud has shifted from pure criminality into an ideology-driven funding mechanism for terrorist organizations and their affiliates in Europe, the Middle East, and Asia.

The synergy between Crime and Ideology
"Victims of 419 crimes are unaware that their stolen money is used to fund terrorism. For example, these US victims paid between $7,000 and $57,000 to Boko Haram recruiters and money launderers who live 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 terrorist.
"Since 2014, Romance 419 swindles targeting United States citizens (and others) on dating sites have been widely reported. Romance scam victims are both male and female. is the most documented connection between Romance 419 and Boko Haram, though warns its users that Nigerian 419ers use their site to troll for and defraud victims." - Victims of online romance scams are funding the deadly Nigerian terror group

Evidence accumulates
 Since 2003 there has been evidence of terrorist connections and attacks in the slipstream of 419 fraud syndicates. For example, in 2008-2009, evidence directly linked 419 AFF networks to (attempted) terrorist attacks in Abuja, the capital city of Nigeria. 419 AFF supports "Movements" and their action arms - terror groups. Nigerian Advance Fee Fraud (419) scams have escalated into a matter of utmost concern!

The growing profits and expanding networks of Nigerian 419 syndicates are a game changer

Profits are flowing into other crimes, terrorism, and support of Nigerian politicians, including Presidential candidates.

Profits of Nigerian fraud are skyrocketing for the exponentially growing numbers of perpetrators of this endemic crime

419 syndicates invest in the recruitment and development of new fraud formats and markets. For example, 419 profits from CEO/BUSINESS EMAIL COMPROMISE (BEC) FRAUD, Romance scams, and Sextortion flow into other crimes, terrorism, and support of Nigerian politicians.

Scam activity has increased.
Although there has been a decline in the use of UK company bank accounts by 419 scammers, there has been a steep rise in the use of money mules and victims of Auction, Job, and Romance fraud. For example, The UK National Fraud Authority calculated that 1 in 50 British knows someone who has been the victim of a romance scam..

Remember that evidence links Romance 419ers and "the global Movement" of the Nigerian terror group Boko Haram.

Also, note that in 2016 we monitored tens of millions in cash and cash card transfers from the US and Canada to Nigerian politicians and money launderers in London. Significant additional amounts were also laundered in Dubai.

Profits are flowing in to other crimes including support of political, even Presidential candidates and Terrorism
Update March 2020 - Nigeria - For intelligence use only!


SitRep - Update March 2020 
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The Schism is not just about resources – This 
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The pursuit of “proxy wars” in sub-Saharan Africa.
The split of Nigeria, justified by its progenitors, is a long-term geo-strategic project facilitated and supported by transnational actors. These consist of ex-presidents, governors, ministers, (former) leaders of industry, and organized crime groups.

Nigeria designated Al Qaeda headquarters. In exchange for support, Nigerian and other transnational actors, such as transnational mining and extractive corporations ‘can’ monitor and control the groups.

Al Qaeda rewarded in 2019 the Boko Haram leadership by assigning members with decades of experience dating back to the 1990s.

The Nigerian terrorism and organized crime nexus.
The NEXUS terrorism, Nigerian organized crime, including illicit arms and weapons trafficking, is a severe threat to international peace and security!

The most sophisticated serious threat to Pan-African international peace and security? Without a shadow of a doubt, these are corrupt individuals. Nigeria, specifically Nigerians. are subjected to financial US and EU sanctions.

The old adage, “follow the money” and “Qui bono,” hold sway here. We cannot name all suspects here. However, striking terror where it hurts is the wallets and bank accounts of the perpetrators: Proceeds Of Crime law or Unexplained Wealth Orders (UWOs).


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