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Old 11-11-2007, 07:04 AM
 
Location: Tennessee/Michigan
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Abuja, Nigeria (AHN) - A new variation to an e-mail scam has emerged from Nigeria, arguably the world's most innovative exporter of Internet scams.

Scammers are now using Facebook and the power of social networking to break into a victim's Web-based e-mail account. He then impersonates the victim and sends an emergency plea for help to everyone in the account's address book, asking them to wire money to Nigeria.

New E-mail Scam Emerges From Nigeria | November 11, 2007 | AHN (http://www.allheadlinenews.com/articles/7009113142 - broken link)
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Old 11-11-2007, 08:43 AM
 
Location: Beautiful place in Virginia
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MSNBC - 'To Catch a Con Man' Front Page

Goofing With Nigerian Scammers

Best way is to lure them to do stupid things for you (tattoo themselves and have them send a picture of themself with the goofy tattoo -like on their forehead or something) and give them the runaround.
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Old 11-11-2007, 09:49 PM
 
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The GREATEST website for scam-bating:

Welcome to the 419 Eater

It's even got some YouTube videos!!!
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