The dramatic undercover sting exposing Nigerian fraud syndicates | 60 Minutes

You might think they’re a bit of a joke, all those pesky e-mails, faxes and letters offering you a fortune. Well, they’re not. Those get rich quick schemes – the Nigerian scams – are big business.

A vicious international racket, run by serious gangsters. And now, for the first time we have some idea how many ordinary, hard-working Australians are being conned and how much they’re losing.

Millions of dollars every month. But, after a three-month-long investigation here and in Nigeria, there’s sweet revenge. We tracked down the racketeers. And in a series of dramatic raids and sting operations, nailed the Mr Bigs.

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