Appreciating the diligent e-mail scammer

"The Globe and Mail's" Jack Kapica is one who can sympathize with all those earnest, hardworking e-mail scammers struggling to make a quick buck.

The Globe and Mail's Jack Kapica is one who can sympathize with all those earnest, hardworking e-mail scammers struggling to make a quick buck.

Nigerian-scammer types must be wracking their brains on a daily basis in order to come up with fresh, imaginative ways to mangle the English language while, ahem, promising large sums of money via some fishy business arrangement. So Kapica finds it refreshing when, instead of offering the usual gobs of moolah, the e-mail scammer threatens to whack him unless Kapica pays up.

Read more on Jack Kapica's take at The Globe and Mail: "The scammer's challenge"

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