It is proper Netiquette to be aware of scams from undeveloped countries. Do be weary of requests from poor countries.
Underdeveloped countries are known for certain types of scams. Nigerians are known for all types of scams. They usually include making victims think they can get something for nothing. The contact claims to have a lot of money.
The 'Nigerian Scam' is a type of check fraud common to people from that country. It can be done by anyone. Requests to deposit checks from unknown sources are typically fraudulent.
Be aware of fraud from poor countries because they often specialize in certain scams.
Published on May 15, 2016 | 0:26 Seconds | Science and Technology
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