Quite Possibly the Best Tweet Evar

This touching tribute to the Internet’s most famous scammer, the "Nigerian Minister of Energy" highlights why I love twitter, and the innertubez in general.

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RT @joshuantaylor: I feel sorry for the REAL Nigerian Minister of Energy. Does anyone ever answer his emails?” (via “@jacobwe)Thu Sep 30 20:00:13 via TweetDeck

For what it’s worth, this kind of scam is known as an "Advance Fee Fraud (AFF), known internationally as 4-1-9 fraud after the section of the Nigerian penal code which addresses fraud schemes." #src

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