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e-mail scammer


Are Nigerian scammers' crazy e-mails actually very clever?

An analysis from Microsoft Research suggests that Nigerian scammers need to sound as ridiculous as possible, so that only the most gullible will reply to them.

By June 20, 2012


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.

By February 26, 2008


E-mail scammers face European crackdown

Regulation requiring cooperation among EU prosecutors will leave e-mail predators "nowhere to hide," says U.K. government.

By January 3, 2007


Scammers customize news to deliver you malware

Latest Waledac scam fakes bomb news in e-mail recipients' hometown and then links to malicious Web site that looks like a Reuters article.

By March 16, 2009


Nigerian scammers hit Facebook

Nigerian e-mail scam hits Facebook as Google employee fends off conmen pretending to be a friend in need of money.

By November 10, 2008