what a day....

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  1. Wolf359

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    I didn't think it could happen to me but it did. You see, I had a friend who went to Nigeria with her so called boyfriend, at his invite, but he robbed her, and stole all her money and with no money to pay her hotel bill, the staff there witheld her ticket and her documents till she gets $100 to help pay her bills. But I don't have that much money, nor do I know how to send her the money, nor do I have any Western Union place near where I live. What can I do?!? Can someone help me?!?
     
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    Are you positive there is no place to send a Western Union money transfer? Around here, in this very rural area, it's still possible to wire money through WU by going to the grocery store. It might be worth looking into. Good luck!
     
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    What worries me the most as to where to get the money, since I ain't got that much in my account, and as well as how to get it to West union with out my folks knowing of it. My poor girlfriend!!
     
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    You're 43 years old and worried about your folks finding out about $100?
     
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    YUP. And what I am up against is serious.
     
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    you can go to a check into cash and get money till you get paid again. do you not drive? theres always a taxi. have them pick you up down the street. theres ways to get things done.
     
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    What about the US Embassy, isn't there one in Nigeria. I believe they would make sure an American citizen is safe. http://nigeria.usembassy.gov/contact.html

    There are 3 Western Unions in the Riverside area:

    Western Union
    951-652-2300
    3507 W Stetson Ave
    Hemet, CA 92545-9740


    Western Union
    951-929-4480
    41827 State Highway 74
    Hemet, CA 92544-5066


    Western Union
    951-765-5658
    140 E Etetson
    Hemet, CA 92543
     
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    Is this a friend you know from personal acquaintance? - Someone you have hung around with - have known personally for a good length of time? ... or is this a friend from the internet? I only ask, because internet "friends" have many universally known tactics with which to defraud people of cold, hard cash. $100 here.... $100 there... and before you know it, she's pocketed several thousands.....

    Just a little precaution. Hope you aren't offended.

    Rose
     
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    personal accquintence.
     
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    So, what have you figured out?
     
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    Wolf that scam is old hat.

    Hiker
     
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    I'd seriously be suspicious of anyone from or associated with Nigeria and demanding/soliciting money from you.
     
  13. Thorn

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    Same here.

    I like what HardRocker said about the US Embassy. That's what they are there for. If he stole her money didn't she report it to the police? It seems that the police would be quick to help her get in touch with the US Embassy. How long has she been traped there? (if she is still?)
     
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    her parents died and her borther's a drug addict
     
  15. heelfetish

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    Wolf, you've been taken for a ride, man.
     
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    Yeah, I think your being scammed.