Re: Nigerian Con Meme

From: Keith Henson (
Date: Sat 09 Nov 2002 - 16:04:41 GMT

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    At 05:02 PM 05/11/02 -0800, you wrote:
    >I thought this had been exposed so many times it must have died out by
    >now, but here it is, still perking along bringing in the suckers:


    I get several of these a week. This is such a problem that the Canadian government has a special task force to combat it. Last time they busted a ring of the criminals using this scam hundreds of people had been taken for an average of several hundred thousand each. A lot of the victims would not cooperate with the police because they were so embarrassed.

    Hard to believe I know.

    If you want to send them to the authorities, try here. (wafl is west African fraud letters)

    This is not the kind of meme like the "get rich quick" chain letter that naive people get infected with. The perpetrators of this scam are highly organized criminal fraud rings.

    Keith Henson

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