Document Type

Conference Paper

Publication Details

Chang, J. (2006). An insight into advance fee fraud on the Internet. 3rd International Conference on Contemporary Business: Conference Proceedings (pp. 1-10). Bathurst, Australia: Charles Sturt University.

Abstract

Advance fee fraud on the Internet currently rakes in hundreds of millions of dollars golbally per year. Aslo known as the "419" fraud, this scheme originated from Nigeria in the 1970s and was marketed via traditional means such as mail and facsimile transmissions.

RIS ID

16073