New Nigerian Spam Twist

By Deane Barker on August 11, 2003

Nigerian Spammers Seek Credibility, Enlist BBC:

“Now it seems media outlets like the BBC are unwittingly being used as references of a sort, as real news stories get included in emails to confirm details of the scam’s premise.”

There’s an example of what he talks about on this site. These guys are getting to be master storytellers.