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Worst Online Scams

Worst Online Scams

Back in the good old days, tricksters usually plied their trade out in the open. Outside airports not-so-savvy tourists got taken for a ride; all around the world you still see tourists paying exorbitant amounts of money for taxis driven by unlicensed drivers. Over in parts of Asia they have the famous jewel scams, whereby …

Internet Scamming in Ghana

Internet Scamming in Ghana

[MUSIC PLAYING] THOMAS MORTON: Hi, it’s Thomas. We’re in Ghana, the internet capital of Africa. If you ever wonder what happens to computers that you donate to one of those green e-recycling programs, this is basically it. Kids from the north of Ghana come to this junkyard during the summer to break computers down for …