The Current | May 25, 2012 | 27:01
The 419 game: Nigerian e-mail scams
If you've never received an email from a Nigerian prince asking for a small loan -- then you probably don't have a computer. There are lots of people who wish they never had a computer after the Nigerian scammers got through with them. We talk to the author of a new book on this scam that turns out goes back decades. And find out why something so obviously too good to be true still sucks people in.