419 baiters: Not all scam emails from Nigeria

419 baiters: Not all scam emails from Nigeria

Date: May 14, 2010

Almost everyone has received an email from 419 baiters promising riches from African royalty, but not all 419 scam emails come from Africa.

In this video, Davi Ottenheimer, Founder of Flying Penguin Consultancy, and Harriet J. Ottenheimer, Professor of Anthropology at Kansas State University, discuss what they learned by analyzing the linguistics of these emails, and how their findings can help you prevent employees from getting suckered in by these scams.

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