Scamming the Scammers: Scambaiters Turn the Tables on Nigerian Scammers

Lest you think that Nigerian scammers (aka 419 scammers) are just some wacky, fun-loving, down-on- their-luck guys from poor African countries just trying to support their families, keep in mind that dozens of people, such as Norwegian millionaire Kjetil Moe, have been lured to Africa and killed by the person who was scamming them. Numerous … Continue reading Scamming the Scammers: Scambaiters Turn the Tables on Nigerian Scammers

An Analysis of a Romance Scam Letter: Implications for Businesses

Today I received a request from a Polish woman that I know. She wanted my advice about an email that she had received from some guy she didn’t know. She was about to respond to it but, knowing that I write on security matters, she decided to check with me first. Luckily for her, she … Continue reading An Analysis of a Romance Scam Letter: Implications for Businesses