Nigeria's finance minister has pledged to crack down on the country's
notorious e-mail fraud schemes.
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala said her government was planning "decisive" action
against the scams, which dupe thousands of foreign businessmen every year.
"We are absolutely determined to move," she told BBC World Service business
reporter Rodney Smith.
Ms Okonjo-Iweala said the authorities had recently arrested three of the
"kingpins" behind the scams.
The Nigerian government had set up a committee to draw up ways of tackling
the problem, and was also planning a fresh advertising campaign to deter
would-be fraudsters, she said.
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