Nigerians launch fake Met Police site

Tuesday, 13 March 2007, 12:00 AM EST

Nigerian scammers have launched a fake London Metropolitan Police website, which includes a fake anti-terrorist hotline number.

According to anti-advance fee fraud organisation Ultrascan Advanced Global Investigations, the scam refers victims to an "official" website that sells so-called "anti-terrorist certificates" which are needed to secure payments from abroad. In the past, fraudulent Anti-Terrorist Stop Order letters were purportedly issued by the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN).

At The Register.

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