Scams -Nigeria and the challenge of cybercrime

An interesting article, a bit non-mainstream when it comes to cybercrime in Africa. The Nigerian commission admitted that cybercrime was a challenge difficult for its Government to tackle. Not often authorities admit that.

http://www.crime-research.org/news/27.08.2008/3537/ (27 August 2008)

although one can validly argue that victims are now really fools to fall for 419 scams after all the publicity surronding them for the past few years. http://www.techdirt.com/articles/20080822/0315012062.shtml (22 August 2008) “Nigerian Official Blames The Victims Of Nigerian 419 Advance Fee Scams”

About Audrey Guinchard

Senior Lecturer @ University of Essex (UK)
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