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ADVANCE FEE FRAUD (419)
It is a type of fraud that is perpetrated by some criminals in Nigeria. The number ‘’419’’ refers to the article of the Nigerian criminal code dealing with fraud. The scam or fraud has been used with fax and traditional mail, and is now used with internet.
Nations with a high incidence of the fraud include Nigeria,U.K,U.S.A, and South Africa.
This is a type of food that is un-hygienically prepared. It is a food that contains contaminants or harmful substances that intentionally or unintentionally makes food unfit for human consumption, such act is a criminal act.
TYPES OF FRAUD
- ‘’419’’ scams
- Political fraud
- Economic fraud
- Employment scams
- Lottery scam
- Fake online sales and rentals
- ‘’419 scams: Operate as the target receives an unsolicited fax, email or letter containing money.
- Political fraud: This is the political set up among the politician to misuse government property.
- Economic fraud: Are the business fraud operated at high level to fundalise government money.
- Employment scams : There are many ghost workers in the government parastatalsfandalising government money.
MEANING OF EMBEZZLEMENT
Embezzlement is the act of embezzling government property and money.
CAUSES OF ADVANCE FEE FRAUD ‘419’ AND EMBEZZLEMENT
- Family neglect
- Low self esteem, alcohol and drug abuse
- Influence of bad group
- Problems of industrialization and urbanization
- External influence
- Bad value system
- Culture of Impurity
- Inequality between the rich and the poor
- There is also proliferation arms and ammunitions
- Explain the term Fraud ‘419’
- What do you understand by contaminated food?
- __________ refers to the article of the Nigerian criminal code dealing with fraud
- The number ‘419’ B The number 619 C The number 417 D The number 819
- _______ is the act of stealing government money
- Prostitute B. Embezzlement C. Cheating D. Robbery
- The food that is unfit for human consumption is ____________
- Clean food B. Well prepared food C. Contaminated food D. Good food
- These are the causes of advance fee fraud (‘419’) except ___________
- Poverty B. Unemployment C. Influence of bad group D. School Training
- When food is not medically and hygienically fit for human consumption, such act is a ________
- Criminal act B. Poverty C. Shelter D.Societal act
1.Explain theterm ‘’advance fee fraud, 419’’.
2. List five causes of advance fee fraud, 419.