Twitter pokes fun at millions found in Nigerian apartment -

Twitter pokes fun at millions found in Nigerian apartment -
Nigeria’s Economic and Financial Crimes Commission says that along with the millions of US dollars, $75,000 worth of Nigerian currency and $35,000 in British pound sterling were also found hidden in the apartment.
PHOTO: Facebook/Economic and Financial Crimes Commission

Thanks to a whistle-blower, Nigeria's Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) found US$43.4 million (S$60 million) in US dollar notes in an apartment in the country's largest city, Lagos.

As per usual, the internet is having a field day.

It was not lost on Twitter users that the event took place in Nigeria - the country named in many spam emails from a "Nigerian prince," in which a scammer poses as royalty to get a victim's bank account details and/or money through transfers.

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Posted by Economic and Financial Crimes Commission on Wednesday, 12 April 2017

Most of the said spam emails begin like this:

on Twitter

on Twitter

So of course, everyone made the same joke.

As for the actual incident, an investigation is ongoing, and Nigeria's EFCC has said that along with the USD, US$75,000 worth of Nigerian currency and US$35,000 in British pound sterling were also found hidden in the apartment, "neatly arranged".

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