Jail the 'greedy' scam victims, says Nigerian diplomat

Friday, 22 August 2008, 3:42 AM EST

The Nigerian high commissioner says people who are ripped off by so-called Nigerian scams are just as guilty as the fraudsters and should be jailed.

Responding to a story in yesterday's Herald, which revealed Australians lose at least $36 million a year to the online scams, Sunday Olu Agbi said Australians had failed to heed repeated warnings not to deal with shady characters on the internet.

At SMH.

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