Nigerian 419 scam moves to Scotland

Thursday, 8 June 2006, 1:48 PM EST

A well established email scam that asks people to look after funds for a Nigerian government official has spawned a copycat message from sources closer to home.

The email pretends to be from Patricia Ferguson, the Scottish Minister for Culture, Tourism and Sport, and asks people to help move $40m (£21.6m) for a share of the cash.

At vnunet.

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