419 Fraud: W5
Catalogue Number: CTV380
Subject: Canadian Social Issues, Consumer Studies, Criminal Justice & Law, Family Studies/Home Economics, Safety, Social Issues
Grade Level: 9 - 12, Post Secondary
Country Of Origin: Canada
Copyright Year: 2009
Running Time: 20
Nigerian scams are among the oldest in the book,targeting victims through faxes, e-mail and letters and promising great financial rewards in exchange for a little help up front. While these schemes have been around for years, as W5 reveals, a new Canadian twist on this old scam has sent criminal's profits soaring.
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