Archive for the ‘Nigerian Scam’ Category

The Nigerian Scam Explained

May 10, 2014

Have you, for instance, ever received an email from someone purporting to be a government official from Nigeria, or perhaps a deposed prince or billionaire’s widow from that country, asking for your assistance in securing a large fortune?

Of course you have! The writer, in florid language, describes the millions of dollars he has the rights to, if only he could extract it from some rigid bureaucracy or uncooperative bank. (more…)