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A Jamaican Man Chose The Wrong Person To Try To Extort/ Scam by yinka10: 3:32am On Feb 11
A Jamaican man chose the wrong person to try to extort: the only one to lead both the FBI and CIA.

William Webster, who is now 94 years old, and his wife, Lynda, were targeted four years ago by a man who peddled a lottery scam over phone calls and emails. Over multiple phone calls, Keniel Aeon Thomas of Jamaica told the Websters he'd set their house ablaze or have a sniper shoot them in the back of the head if they didn't pay him thousands of dollars, according to prosecutors' filings.

The Websters say they used their knowledge of the FBI to help send him to prison, which a federal judge did on Friday after both spoke to the court.

William Webster received the first call. The caller, Thomas, identified himself as "David Morgan," the head of "Mega Millions." Thomas told Webster he had won $15.5 million and a Mercedez-Benz and needed to wire $50,000 to cover taxes before collecting the award. That's when Webster first reached out to the FBI.

After his arrest in late 2017 as he got off a plane in New York to visit a friend, Thomas pleaded guilty to one extortion charge. He admitted to threatening the Websters.

One of the victims, an 82-year-old Californian, responded to Thomas, who had called himself "Obama" on the phone, by sending him more than $600,000 in one year, prosecutors said. Another man in California paid Thomas $87,000.

Thomas, who is 29, received a sentence of almost six years in prison and then will be deported to Jamaica. He has been in jail in New York and DC since his arrest, where his attorney says he's been beaten multiple times because of his nationality.


Before learning his sentence, Thomas turned away from the judge to face the Websters, who were sitting in the courtroom. "I really didn't mean to hurt you guys," he said, before speaking about his home country. "We love you guys. We love tourists."

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Re: A Jamaican Man Chose The Wrong Person To Try To Extort/ Scam by yinka10: 3:39am On Feb 11
Anyway believe that is the reward of scamming, enjoy and have a nice time in jail

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Re: A Jamaican Man Chose The Wrong Person To Try To Extort/ Scam by Baddiezz(f): 3:53am On Feb 11
daaang

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Re: A Jamaican Man Chose The Wrong Person To Try To Extort/ Scam by Preetti(f): 3:56am On Feb 11
yinka10:
Anyway believe that is the reward of scamming, enjoy and have a nice time in jail
A fb boy that said he needed money for sch fees after sending him something he blocked me
,since then more than careful

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Re: A Jamaican Man Chose The Wrong Person To Try To Extort/ Scam by yinka10: 4:10am On Feb 11
Preetti:
A fb boy that said he needed money for sch fees after sending him something he blocked me
,since then more than careful

Really painful that people who really need's help hardly get it due to scam

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Re: A Jamaican Man Chose The Wrong Person To Try To Extort/ Scam by Hoodbilonia: 5:45am On Feb 11
U r cursed and can neva pick
Since 2014 uve been doing this scam yet u cant even cap 800k talkless of 2m.
U are a bastardiaed imbecillee
Amobi1122:
Please read below it

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Re: A Jamaican Man Chose The Wrong Person To Try To Extort/ Scam by KelvinCX(f): 7:59am On Feb 11
give up already.
Amobi1122:
Please read below it
give up already.

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Re: A Jamaican Man Chose The Wrong Person To Try To Extort/ Scam by MANNABBQGRILLS: 8:34am On Feb 11
scamming anybody is bad on its own, but scamming old people is demonic.

God punish all fraudsters!

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mysticwarrior:
wetin old white people wan still use money do again, Money way dem go soon die leave? Way people need this money for naija, oga make I tell you 70%of young Nigerian men between 18 and 45 are in one way connected to Internet scam activities, the once who don't use voodoo are almost seen as those making an honest living, Internet fraud has almost become a normal business in Nigeria, thanks to our bad government, even the police who are arresting these young men are only doing so to loot the loots of the scammers, secondly the Nigerian government will never be able to subdue internet fraud because it has become so deep that at least one distance relative member of every family in Nigeria is a scammer, even our governors and politicians are scammers, the police are scammers, the army whom were given billions of dollars to fight boko haram, and embezzled 75% of the money and allowed their colleagues who were poorly armed to be :-slaughtered in large numbers, only to comeout to downplay the number of casualties are even worst then any scammer.
Has things gotten this bad?!
We are so short of words with this response to our post!
Damn it!

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Re: A Jamaican Man Chose The Wrong Person To Try To Extort/ Scam by jamalnation(m): 8:35am On Feb 11
pple get mind o
e no even respect der age

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Re: A Jamaican Man Chose The Wrong Person To Try To Extort/ Scam by Babysvoice: 8:36am On Feb 11
Noted
Re: A Jamaican Man Chose The Wrong Person To Try To Extort/ Scam by hisexcellency34: 8:36am On Feb 11
Come learn Naija guys
Re: A Jamaican Man Chose The Wrong Person To Try To Extort/ Scam by Innocent229(m): 8:37am On Feb 11
Hia

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Re: A Jamaican Man Chose The Wrong Person To Try To Extort/ Scam by Jummyju: 8:39am On Feb 11
That guy hit them sha, 600k dolz

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Re: A Jamaican Man Chose The Wrong Person To Try To Extort/ Scam by dairykidd(m): 8:40am On Feb 11
Hoodbilonia:
U r cursed and can neva pick
Since 2014 uve been doing this scam yet u cant even cap 800k talkless of 2m.
U are a bastardiaed imbecillee

Lolzz grin
He has hopes he will pick one day cheesy
Re: A Jamaican Man Chose The Wrong Person To Try To Extort/ Scam by ElsonMorali: 8:41am On Feb 11
If he was black they'd say he is a Nigerian scammer even though he's from Jamaica.
Re: A Jamaican Man Chose The Wrong Person To Try To Extort/ Scam by logon599: 8:42am On Feb 11
Na wa o
Re: A Jamaican Man Chose The Wrong Person To Try To Extort/ Scam by leeikem(m): 8:42am On Feb 11
Its everywhere.... Scam!!.
Re: A Jamaican Man Chose The Wrong Person To Try To Extort/ Scam by ClearFlair: 8:44am On Feb 11
Atiku is a fraud.

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