The number 419 refers to the section of the Nigerian Criminal Code dealing with fraud, the charges and penalties for offenders. The scam has been used with fax and traditional mail, and is now prevalent in online communications like emails. Other variations include the Spanish Prisoner scam and the black money scam.
What does scammer mean in slang?
slang a person who perpetrates a scam; swindler.
What is a 459 in police code?
People often associate the crime of burglary with theft, however under California Penal Code Section 459 PC, burglary can involve entering a building, home or vehicle with the intent to commit any felony.
Where is 419 area code in the United States?
Toledo Toledo is the county seat of Lucas County and was built along the coast of Lake Erie. Area code 419 includes other Ohio cities like Findlay, Upper Sandusky, Celina, and Defiance, and is 68 miles from Detroit, Michigan, 114 miles from Cleveland, and 243 miles from Chicago, Illinois.