Nigerians charged with planning attacks on Israeli targets

Two Nigerian citizens were charged in their country with working for an Iranian terror cell to plan attacks on Israeli targets.

The men, who were arrested in February by Nigeria’s secret police, were accused in the charge sheet unveiled Wednesday in federal court of being members of a “high profile terrorist network,” Reuters reported.

The suspects are accused of working to provide information to their Iranian handlers about locations frequented by Israelis and Americans.

They are identified as Abdullahi Mustapha Berende and Saheed Oluremi Adewumi. A third uncharged and unnamed suspect also was arrested in February.

Conning a con man

Rich Siegel’s day typically consisted of waking up, going to work, coming home and checking his e-mail. This routine probably would have continued had Siegel not become a bit curious about an e-mail he received from a Nigerian businessman offering him 25 percent of $45.5 million in exchange for his bank account information.

What a deal, right?

Amused by this utter sham, Siegel replied using a fake personality and new e-mail account, to find out what exactly was behind this seemingly incredible offer.

In his book, “Tuesdays with Mantu, My Adventures with a Nigerian Con Artist,” Siegel travels deep into the cyber world of the