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    January 18th, 2005
    Very interesting article on Nigerian scammers
    I found this fascinating. There is even a song about it played on Nigerian radio!!!


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    January 18th, 2005
    Very interesting article indeed. That's not so often we have an inside coverage of these scammers. I've been several time to Lagos and it's the worse place I've seen and Nigeria is one of the most corrupted country. I understand why some of the educated people there are willing to leave. Too bad they are just scammers.

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    January 18th, 2005
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    I get these spam e-mails all the time.

    I always hit the delete button.

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    January 18th, 2005
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    How about this from the article?

    Their anthem, "I Go Chop Your Dollars," hugely popular in Lagos, hit the airwaves a few months ago as a CD penned by an artist called Osofia:

    "419 is just a game, you are the losers, we are the winners.

    White people are greedy, I can say they are greedy

    White men, I will eat your dollars, will take your money and disappear.

    419 is just a game, we are the masters, you are the losers."

    "Nobody feels sorry for the victims," Samuel said.

    And this just burns me up!

    Nigerian authorities, extremely sensitive about 419 crime, say the scammers are mostly from other countries, and that any Nigerians who participate do so because of high unemployment and, above all, the greed of victims.
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    We're gonna go inside, we're gonna go outside, inside and outside. . . And then we're gonna go go go and we're not gonna stop til we get across that goalline! Quotes from the movie Rudy, 1993

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    January 17th, 2005
    He sent 500 e-mails a day and usually received about seven replies. Shepherd would then take over.

    "When you get a reply, it's 70% sure that you'll get the money," Samuel said.

    Wow, this is unbelieable!

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