Nigeria sick and tired of Nigerian scams

Nigeria sick and tired of Nigerian scams

It's pretty disheartening to be the country in the world whose name is synonymous with scam. So Nigeria is partnering with the British government and with Microsoft to help warn people about fraudulent e-mail promising hidden Nigerian fortunes. Unfortunately, all their warning e-mail messages were promptly filtered to the trash.

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Molly Wood was an executive editor at CNET, author of the Molly Rants blog, and host of the tech show, Always On. When she's not enraging fanboys of all stripes, she can be found offering tech opinions on CBS and elsewhere, and offering opinions on everything else to anyone who will listen.

 

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