419 Scam: An Evaluation of Cybercrime and Criminal Code in Nigeria

  • Mohamed Chawki
  • Ashraf Darwish
  • Mohammad Ayoub Khan
  • Sapna Tyagi
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Abstract

The term “419” is coined from Section 419 of the Nigerian criminal code (part of Chapter 38: obtaining property by false pretenses; cheating) dealing with fraud.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mohamed Chawki
    • 1
  • Ashraf Darwish
    • 2
  • Mohammad Ayoub Khan
    • 3
    • 4
  • Sapna Tyagi
    • 5
  1. 1.International Association of Cybercrime Prevention (AILCC)ParisFrance
  2. 2.Department of Computer Science, Faculty of ScienceHelwan UniversityCairoEgypt
  3. 3.Department of Computer Science and Engineering, School of Engineering and TechnologySharda UniversityGreater NoidaIndia
  4. 4.College of Computer Science and Engineering, Yanbu BranchTaibah UniversityMedinaKingdom of Saudi Arabia
  5. 5.Institute of Management StudiesGhaziabadIndia

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