Yesterday's post about the Arizona woman who screwed with phone scammers reminded me of some folks I'd heard about who screw with those Nigerian scammers (They are so common that the scammers are actually referred to as 419 scammers because that is a number in the Nigerian code associated with fraud)
I didn't find exactly what I was looking for, but I did find something better.
These guys here screwed with some 419 scammers in a very epic way. They make the scammers jump through many hoops along the way. At point they have the scammers carve a likeness of them, telling the scammers that they can give an "art grant" if the quality is good enough. The scammers carve the head and mail it to them.
The culmination of the scam the scammers awesomeness is when the scammers are convinced to perform and film a very sincere rendition of the famous Monty Python Dead Parrot Sketch (original here)
These scammers are areal thing that people fall for, again and again. It's elderly people who fall prey most often, but we should all be aware of scams and whenever possible we should fuck with the scammers.