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Money Scams / Nigeria #846830

ABC Evening News for Friday, Dec 08, 2006
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) Statistics on money conned from Americans by Nigerian e-mail scammers cited.

(Nigeria & Studio: Brian Ross) The multibillion dollar business carried out by the Nigerian con artists featured; scenes shown from hidden backstreet locations in Lagos, Nigeria, where the elaborate e-mail scams are carried out & of a government raid. [ANALYST - says they are geniuses at understanding human nature.] [Postal Inspector Steve KORINKO†- explains the financial "catch" to the scheme.] [Scam victims Dr. Tim SLOAN, April NUNN†- comment.] Mocking music video shown.

(Studio: Charles Gibson) The full report on "20/20" noted.

Reporter(s):
Gibson, Charles;
Ross, Brian
Duration:
00:02:40

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