UK's Jack Straw Falls For Nigerian Email Plot

by Benjamin Domenech on 12:05 am February 26, 2009

Jack Straw, who had formerly launched a National Hi-Tech Crime Unit, gets suckered by a simple phishing Nigerian email scam through a vulnerable Hotmail account, snagging hundreds of private email addresses for PMs and key staffers, pouring more spam emails into inboxes throughout Blackburn. People getting the email were smarter: no money was sent.

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