Everything You Need to Know About The Oldest Scam on the Internet (Infographic)

Article by George Norman (Cybersecurity Editor)

on 08 Dec 2016

When something seems too good to be true, it’s probably a scam. That’s a rule that you should follow in the real world and online, because there are a lots of shady people out there who want nothing more than to trick you into giving them your hard earned money.

One of the oldest scams making the rounds online is the Nigerian Prince scam. If you’ve never heard about it, take a look at the infographic below. If you’ve heard about it, take a look anyway. The infographic presents lots of useful information about this type of scam, including things that might surprise you. For example, did you know that this type of scam goes back to the 16th century?

Via WhoIsHostingThis.

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