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Nigerian Astronaut Needs $3mil to Return From Space

Astronaut-EVAAn email to Anorak said Nigerian Astronaut Abacha Tunde needs $3 million US dollars to return home. No one fell for it and called it hilarious. But it made its way around.

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The Nigerian Prince Needs Your Money

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Problem: Nigeria has a federal republic, with an elected president. There is no Nigerian Prince. The scam of a Nigerian Prince needing money is a lie and don’t fall for the classic email scam.

Why Nigeria? Where did this all begin? PC World has some background. These types of scams – Advance Fee Scams – are easily avoidable if you remain a skeptic to anyone asking for money.