Nigerian Spam Scam

/. is linking to this lovely article, which indicates that an Australian man has been placed under arrest for operating a Nigerian Spam Scam.

We all laugh at this e-mail whenever it rears its ugly head in our e-mail boxes, but here’s something scary for you on this Halloween: The man is reported to have received $1.5 million through the scam.

People fell for it to the tune of $1.5 million. I don’t know what the currency conversation is from Australian to U.S., but that’s still a lot of money and a lot of stupid people.

2 thoughts on “Nigerian Spam Scam

  1. A rule of thumb is to just double the amount from US into Australian currency. So its about 3.5 million there in the US converted.

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