This MSNBC video illustrates the lengths that scam artists will go to these days. As if targeting senior citizens or the general public was not disgusting enough, now those in the deaf community are being subjected to these criminals via a service known as IP Relay.
The lastest hotbed for robbery seems to be Nigeria. Undoubtedly you have recieved some of the Nigerian Email Scam emails sent from a wealthy foreigner who just needs your help to move the money out of thier war-torn country. As this video shows, they are now moving beyond the impersonal contact of email to personally contacting would-be victims using a service developed especially for the deaf or non-speaking individuals who are not hearing impaired.