CHRIS HANSEN REPORTS ON EMAIL SCAMS IN "TO CATCH A CON MAN" TUESDAY, MARCH 20 ON "DATELINE NBC"
New York � March 19, 2007 � Chris Hansen travels to London, Amsterdam and West Africa for hidden camera investigations on the widespread problem of email scams that originate in West Africa. These scams are often referred to as 419 scams, named for the Nigerian law that makes them illegal there. The report explores how Americans are getting ripped off in these email cons and then turns the tables on the men caught in the investigations. "To Catch a Con Man," airs Tuesday, March 20 (8:00 PM, ET) on "Dateline NBC."
David Corvo is the executive producer of "Dateline NBC."