Prison sentences for email conmen

A court in Haarlem has sentenced three members of a Nigerian gang to up to four years in prison for extorting tens of thousands of euros from victims who answered emails promising a stake in unclaimed inheritances.

The sentences were for fraud, money-laundering and membership of a criminal organisation, reports ANP news service.
During investigations police found fake dollar bills, tens of thousands of euros and the documents and financial details of victims from several countries in an Amsterdam flat, said ANP.

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