The answer, normally, is that it is the most vulnerable members of society who are most at risk from the con-tricks, often called 419 scams after the relevant section of the Nigerian penal code. The elderly, people in financial dire straits, and the simply naive have had their finances plundered by criminals who have no conscience about how they steal money.
The latest evidence of this…
Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.
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