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May 5, 2004

419ing the 419er: In Which a Nigerian Scam Artist is Scammed

Posted 1 day, 7 hours ago on May 5, 2004
Is there anyone here who hasn't been at least a little curious at one time or another - what would happen if someone actually responded to one of the Nigerian 419 scam emails - you know, the ones where the spammer contacts you claiming to represent the fortunes of a deposed ruler, of a deceased distant relative of your own, or of their own dearly departed?

What would happen if you actually came out to play?

Well, one person found out recently, responding "just to see", and before you could say "Miriam Abacha", he found himself $39,000 richer - for a while.

Read how here.

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