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Nigerian lotto scam in Johns Creek


May 13, 2014
JOHNS CREEK, Ga. A Claridge Walk Court resident was swindled out of $6,000 in a classic lottery scam.

The victim told police he was contacted by an "Officer Franklin" via email. The "officer" claimed the victim had won $1.5 million in the lottery and needed to collect it. However the taxes had to be paid first.

All contact with Franklin was made via email. The victim was also corresponding with a Nigerian bank supposedly holding the money.

The victim wired $6,000 to the Nigerian bank.

MH 05-14-14

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