Stone Mountain, GA asked in Military Law for Georgia

Q: My friend has been getting death threats demanding to $1500 to pay for a solider to fly from nigeria. Is this a scam?

My best friend has been talking to this guy who says he's in the military online. For two years he has never met her and vice versa. Just recently he's been telling her that she need to pay the military flight pilot $1500 and if she dont that the major general as he calls the commander will gather his men and come do harm or worse. Also this "solider" claims that of the money isn't paid by tomorrow ($1500) that the fee will go to $2000 or he will be killed by the Nigerian officers. So I want to know is this all true or is he telling her this and threating her for the money? Even a message saying it's from usaarmy21 which also sent a few threats as well. Please help.

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Paul E. Tennison
Paul E. Tennison
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A: SCAM.

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