Wednesday, 7 December 2016


The Nigerian Prince is one of the great bits of internet lore: a scam involving a large amount of wealth trapped overseas that need your help to release it. The result: you get fleeced. But the Nigerian Prince is just one form of advance fee fraud, which continues to steal billions of dollars every year. Find out all about it in the following infographic by Who Is Hosting This.

Infographic Sources:
Common Fraud Schemes
2. What I Learned Hanging Out With Nigerian Email Scammers
3. The “Nigerian” Email Scam
4. Nigerian Scam
5. Who Made That Nigerian Scam?
6. Millions of Victims Lost $12.7B Last Year Falling for Nigerian Scams
7. Smart People Easier to Scam: 419 Advance Fee Fraud Statistics 2013
8. Nigerian Online Romance Scam
9. Nigerian Scam Victim Tells Her Story
10. Nigeria Law - Criminal Code Act, Part VI
11. $242m 419 Scam Trial Collapses
12. Britannica - Nigerian scam
13. “Spanish Prisoner” and Buried Treasure Bait Again Being Offered to Unwary Americans
14. Wikipedia - Advance-Fee Scam
15. Why We Should Scam the Scammers
16. How Does the Nigerian Scam Work
17. Perth Woman Recovers Money Following Dating Scam
18. Scam Victim Stories
19. Wikipedia - Emmanuel Nwude
20. McMafia: A Journey Through the Global Criminal Underworld
21. FBI Internet Crime Complaint Center Annual Reports

[Source: Who Is Hosting This.]

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