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Psychiatrist Bilked $3 mil by Nigerian E-Mail scam


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Psychiatrist Bilked $3 mil by Nigerian E-Mail scam

UCI Psychiatrist Bilked by Nigerian E-Mails, Suit Says

A renowned psychiatrist from UC Irvine was duped into squandering at least $1.3 million of his family's fortune on a Nigeria Internet scam, according to a lawsuit recently filed by his son.

The son, also an Orange County doctor, said his father Dr. Louis A. Gottschalk gave as much as $3 million over a 10-year period in response to an Internet plea that promised the doctor a generous cut of a huge sum of cash trapped in African bank accounts in exchange for money advances.

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Gottschalk can't afford chalk now....Sometimes the shrinks are nuttier than their patients....

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