Three plead guilty in Nigerian spam scheme

[IDG] The defendants were from from Nigeria and SenegalThree people have pleaded guilty to charges related to spam that promised U.S. victims millions of dollars from an estate and a lottery, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced on Wednesday.In one scenario, the defendants sent e-mails purporting to be from an individual suffering from terminal throat cancer who needed assistance distributing approximately $55 million to charity, the DOJ said.

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