The father-of-two was soon approached by a 'religious pastor' from Nigeria who quickly declared his love for Julian before asking for 0 (£690) so that he could get a flight to the UK.However Mr Walker took advantage of the scammer's eagerness to get his hands on the cash by luring him into a hilarious exchange that ended with the father sending a photo of his daughter's toys labelled as the 'Western Union shop'.A conman was forced to beg for forgiveness after a prankster father dressed up in drag to pretend to be a vulnerable woman and then exposed his scam online.

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I can't say I enjoyed it but she certainly found it funny to make her dad look silly.'It did the trick though as people think it's a woman.'To lure them in, I just go on my Facebook as Julian and use the account to comment on popular stories on news articles. I think it's because I post private conversations without the other party's consent.'The man mistook me for a woman and was trying to romance me in a confidence trick to get money on the pretence of a flight over to the UK - but of course he would never turn up.'Once I shared the pictures on my Facebook of how I had strung him along for so long he then started getting loads of messages from everyone giving him lots of abuse.'He then came back to me demanding I tell everyone to stop messaging him.

Soon enough these conmen start contacting you as they see you active.'I always report them to Facebook but often there's nothing they can do because they've not yet committed a crime. He got to the point where he was very angry indeed and he did everything from rant and rage to grovel.

As well as trying to fool you into paying an advance fee, they will use your personal information to clone your identity and try to access your accounts (or use your identity in a credit card fraud). Kamelo David representing the "Ministry" is asking permission to transfer over 30 million dollars to your personal/business account. Check it out while you can for a typical example of the "banking" websites to which potential fraud victims are directed. It's got to be FX Finance has (had) a website which publishes a London address, but strangely both the street name and the postcode seem to be invented!

Looks like the Amsterdam police missed one in their recent raids! I notice that the registrant of the domain name uses an American address and an anonymous e-mail contact address. Standardtrust Securities, 14/16 Wellington street, Birmingham United Kingdom. Since this note first appeared the street name has been corrected but there is still no building number (and guys - Berkely Street is not in the W1J postcode area! Could there be any relationship between this august financial institution and the advance fee fraud criminals?

British Investment Trust Bank" which (had) a website which talks about customer security and uses pictures of tourist sites in London to underline its respectability and status. As of 18th July '03, both of these websites are unavailable.

Strangely enough, this "bank" does not feel able to publish its correct address. We must thank both British and American enforcement agencies for their rapid reaction.) of London and the Isle of Man (bromwichalbion.com) For a classic example of a very suspect "finance" site check out: think you have any safeguards just because a UK limited company is named in correspondence.Registering a UK limited company is as easy as paying an agency about 20 pounds.He explains that, in order to liberate the supposed millions, the mark must pay a commission fee up front.Needless to say, the Nigerian uses a false identity and the commission fee is lost for ever.But he was subsequently banned by Facebook for 'breaching the firm's anti-bullying policy'.