Slidell man accused of “Nigerian prince” internet scam

(Courtesy: Slidell Police Department Facebook photo)

SLIDELL, La. (AP) – Police in New Orleans have arrested a 67-year-old man on wire fraud and money laundering charges after they say he helped swindle people out of thousands dollars as a middleman in a “Nigerian prince” internet scam. The New Orleans Advocate reports that Michael Neu, of Slidell, is facing 269 counts of wire fraud and one count of money laundering.

 

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