A woman sent Nigerian scam artists $400,000

Wednesday, 3 December 2008, 11:41 PM EST

This may well be the mother of all internet scam cases.

Janella Spears, a reverend and a registered nurse from Sweet Home, Oregon, ended up sending Nigerian fraudsters more than $400,000 when she was promised a multi-million dollar pay out from a lost relative.

At Tech Central.

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