The origins of the Nigerian Scam

  anchor 09:47 19 Oct 05

I was surprised to read that this type of scam is nothing new. It goes back to 1588, and was known as The Spanish Prisoner.

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Plus ca change, plus c’est la meme chose.

  Hamish 10:08 19 Oct 05

Interesting article.

  p;3 10:18 19 Oct 05

reminds me of learning about the "origins" of some christian religious festivals; is anything really what it seems on first inspection?

  jimv7 12:38 19 Oct 05

So Drake was a con artist and the spanish sent an armada to claim their money back.:))

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