Spam e-mails are something that we all had to deal with at least once in our lives. Usually, these e-mails come from some Nigerian prince, asking you to transfer a donation in return of millions. These fraudsters are still making decent cash with these tricks and the boys that do the email scams, have gained quite a celebrity status in their homeland. There’s even a rap song called “Yahooze” with more than 3 million hits on Youtube by a Nigerian singer Olu Maintain, glamorizing the lifestyle of these scammers.
London-based comedian James Veitch spent two years replying to spam emails and compiling the often hilarious conversations that ensued. His book of these Nigerian scam interactions was published in 2015 and is available on Amazon.
“I set up multiple pseudonymous email accounts and began replying to spam,” Veitch told Mashable. “This must have put me on some sort of list because the Nigerian prince scam e-mails came in a torrent and I replied to as much as I could.”
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