Microsoft aligns with Nigeria to crack down on scams

Friday, 14 October 2005, 4:24 PM EST

The Nigerian government and Microsoft signed an agreement Friday calling for the software giant to help law enforcement break up crime rings that use the Internet for fraud and theft.

It's the first-ever agreement Microsoft has signed with an African country to aid law enforcement efforts, said Neil Holloway, Microsoft's Europe, Middle East and Africa president.

By Jeremy Kirk at InfoWorld.

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