Jim Bohnert, a representative with the United States Secret Service, said this is definitely a new twist on a very old scam.
explained it is the type of case they would investigate but it is often hard to make arrests because African nations don't always cooperate.
"If somebody is sending you a check worth more than what is contractually agreed upon, I would be skeptical about sending anything back," Bohnert
On Tuesday, Duchek sent one last email to Ezekiel saying he's
decided to keep the $3,000 balance.
In the meantime, He's
learned a valuable lesson.
"Most people will accept a cashier's check almost as if it's solid gold, cashiers check can be fraudulent as well," he