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What is a "Nigerian Prince" Scam and How Can You Avoid It?
Whenever someone is swindled online for love, it is called a "Nigerian Prince Scam." What does this mean and how did the problematic name come about?
How are you holding up? We’ve got an interesting story to share today. I made this video almost 2 years ago to explain what a “Nigerian Scam” is. I realize that even though I created a video for it, I didn’t share it with you in this newsletter format. So, here’s an explanation of what a “Nigerian Prince Scam” is, how it happens, how to avoid it and who is the biggest culprit (hint: not Nigerians). Before you continue, get a copy of Fill in the Map puzzle for your kids here and a copy of Fill in the Black for your parties and game nights. You’ll love both games. Also, check out our TVP Games newsletter call Business of Play, where all our team members write about our process designing toys and games for the world!
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