But what scams do Nigerians get?

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Dear venerable business partner...

Unless you've got a more vicious spam filter than I, you've no doubt received those desperate pleas from a Nigerian prince, dignitary, politician or businessman offering you millions in exchange for your help. This country's gotta be paved with gold!

Dear ....
Greetings from my country, Nigeria. And by God's grace this is a warm embrace of a lifetime and mutually beneficial relationship between us, hence my writing you.
Blah blah... $46 million US... blah blah...

Did you ever wonder what kind of crap fills a Nigerian email inbox?

Why, Japanese scams of course (from blogger NigerianTimes):
I am Engr. Mario Kobayashi the Managing Director of Tokyo Plastic Inc. we wish to be in your country for a procurement and investment mission.
For a list of links to all things scammy, including some hilarious correspondence with Nigerian email scammers, go [HERE]. (NigerianTimes)

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