Police in Slidell, Louisiana, have arrested a man who allegedly who acted as the middle-man between the Nigerian Prince Scammer and the victims who lost money in the scam.
His name is Michael Neu aged 67, and he’s charged with 269 counts of wire fraud and money laundering. Mr. Neu is neither from Nigeria or a Prince. Neu helped shuttle the fraudulently obtained money to his co-conspirators, some of whom actually do live in Nigeria.
Per the press release from the Police Department
After an extensive 18-month investigation, Slidell Police arrested a “Nigerian Prince” responsible for scamming people out of thousands of dollars…well sort of.
Most of us have seen the e-mail, or one similar, about a Nigerian Price who claims that you are the named beneficiary in a will, to inherit an estate worth a million or more. Your personal financial information is needed