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Aussie businesses hit hard by busted Nigerian email scam ring

Aussie businesses hit hard by busted Nigerian email scam ring

Criminals nabbed.
Aug 2 2016 5:00PM
Elderly couple lose $512,000 to scammers

Elderly couple lose $512,000 to scammers

Sent more money to fraudsters despite police warnings.
Jun 30 2010 11:29AM
Wardriving cop warns of hackers in waiting

Wardriving cop warns of hackers in waiting

What kids post to social networks today could be used to steal from them tomorrow.
Mar 17 2010 3:14PM
African broadband growth could lead to higher spam rates

African broadband growth could lead to higher spam rates

More internet users equals more threats.
Sep 30 2009 11:06AM
Nigerian scammer arrested with help of QLD police

Nigerian scammer arrested with help of QLD police

A Nigerian man has been arrested over an Internet lonely-hearts scam, which stripped a 45-year-old Queensland man of thousands of dollars.
Sep 30 2008 2:31PM
Nigerian man arrested in Perth for numerous online scams

Nigerian man arrested in Perth for numerous online scams

Computer Crime Squad Detectives in Perth have arrested a 29 year-old Nigerian man for his alleged involvement with an international online crime syndicate which media reports claim has defrauded its victims of $1 million.
Feb 25 2008 3:12PM
Spammers plead guilty to "419" scams that netted US$1.2 million

Spammers plead guilty to "419" scams that netted US$1.2 million

Three men pleaded guilty this week in New York to running get-rich-quick spam schemes - including a scam where one of the men claimed to have terminal throat cancer - targeting email users.
Feb 1 2008 9:55AM
Nigeria shuns One Laptop Per Child

Nigeria shuns One Laptop Per Child

The Nigerian government has shunned the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) programme and placed an order for 17,000 Intel Classmate budget PCs..
Oct 31 2007 7:47AM
Nigeria asks Gates to prove he can pay his way

Nigeria asks Gates to prove he can pay his way

The Nigerian government recently questioned whether Microsoft chairman Bill Gates could afford to support himself during a planned visit to the African country.
Oct 9 2007 1:52PM

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