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People are still falling for the 419 scam

02/26/07 | by Adam | Categories: Silly

Link: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2007/01/25/treasurer_accused/

This simply amazes me. How can anyone been so utterly daft as to fall for the old Nigerian money laundering scam? I could kinda see it when the internet was new and people were unfamiliar with the old mail version of it, but this is getting ridiculous. Every week there seems to be another report of someone who should know better getting caught up in one of the oldest tricks in the book.

Sometimes I weep for humanity's greed and gullibility 'cause this doesn't work unless both of them are present.


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