Heartbreaking real life story of a scam where John Rempel, 22, lost USD 150,000

John Rempel’s troubles began in July 2007. He said he got an e-mail from someone claiming to be a lawyer with a client named David Rempel who died in a 2005 bomb attack in London, England, and left behind $12.8 million.

John Rempel said he quit his truck driving job, lost friends, borrowed money and crossed the globe in pursuit of a non-existent inheritance, after he was contacted by e-mail in what is known as a Nigerian 419 scam.

Read the full story on how international scam artists bilked John Rempel and his family of $150,000 at http://tinyurl.com/8cewcq

By making this public John hopefully will help others to avoid falling for a Nigerian scam.

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