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Health Exchange Website: Just Another Nigerian 419

If you’ve had an email account for more than a week you’ve probably received an email claiming to be from a lawyer, minister, widow or other such person who asks in broken English for your assistance in getting a sum of money, usually in the millions of dollars, out of their country before it is seized by the government. For your help you will receive ten percent of said funds. All this anonymous person needs to complete the transaction is your full name, date of birth and bank account information. In reality, all you receive for your trouble is an empty bank account. Countless people have let their greed and stupidity make them victims of these scams, known as a Nigerian 419. While this type of scam is not limited to Nigeria, that country is where the scam supposedly originated and it has a reputation for being the center of email scams. The article of the Nigerian Criminal Code dealing […] → Keep reading