Nigeria

Beware #BringBackOurGirls email scammers

Scammers are exploiting the kidnapping of more than 200 innocent schoolgirls in Nigeria in an attempt to defraud internet users.


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“STOP CONTACTING THOSE B*!%£RDS”

Although you may not be duped by email scams, it’s perfectly possible that you know someone elderly or vulnerable who might be. Always be on the lookout on their behalf, as a surprising number of easily exploited people have become financial victims in the past.


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Diplomat held at JFK airport with a lot of cash – a convoluted Nigerian email scam

A diplomat has been stopped at JFK airport in New York, carrying a lot of cash destined for your bank account.

Please send the certificate proving you own the money, or you’ll be charged with money laundering..


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Nigerian government website falls at hands of Brazilian defacement

The official website of the Nigerian government has been defaced by hackers.


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Lonely heart scams: Woman gives £80,000 to handsome ‘soldier’

Looking for love online? Beware the internet fraudsters who are more interested in your wallet than your heart.


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Am I dead? Nigerian 419 scammer wants to know

Read more in my article at Naked Security.


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Subject: 419 scam

Read more in my article at Naked Security.


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MySpace user stung for £130,000 in email scam

Read more in my article at Naked Security.


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Nurse loses $400,000 to Nigerian email scammers

Read more in my article at Naked Security.


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Facebook friend stranded in Nigeria. Would you rescue them?

Read more in my article at Naked Security.


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