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UK is top destination for 419 scams

The United Kingdom is the most targetted country for 419 scams - those pesky emails which offer millions of pounds after a few minor up-front arrangement fees.

Almost a quarter of all Nigerian 419 scams were sent to Blighty with the UK also scoring highly for adult spam. Why's that? Are we particularly gullible, dense and greedy? Yes probably.

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Sriram Natarajan
Sriram Natarajan - Credit Risk Fraud Cards Professional - Gurgaon 02 July, 2008, 11:27Be the first to give this comment the thumbs up 0 likes


London is where most of the gangsters reside to collect the dough! I get emails giving London phone numbers to contact as I have won lotteries worth millions of pounds!