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One Per Cent: Meet the Yahoo Boys: Nigeria's email scammers exposed. Jim Giles, consultant (Image: AP Photo/Sunday Alamba/PA) Anyone with an inbox knows about "419 scams".

One Per Cent: Meet the Yahoo Boys: Nigeria's email scammers exposed

They are the messages from mysterious strangers in possession of vast wealth and in need of a bank account to transfer it into. The senders are often assumed to be Nigerian, hence the name - 419 is a section of the Nigerian criminal code pertaining to fraud. Read more: "Happy spamiversary! I don't ask people to share often, but this is one that EVERYONE needs to s. Mary Hamilton: BBC News citing Telegraph,...

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