Whether it's pirating commercial tankers for ransom or phishing for suckers with their Advance Fee Frauds, they seem to be the mavens of such matters.
Feel free to peruse the 189 scam e-mail your hero has received in the span of two months, over at http://www.scamlisting.blogspot.com/. You will marvel at the ALL CAPS messages with horrendous grammar and the number of African diplomats (and their entire families) who are killed in plane crashes.
The latest craze? Random online lotteries which you never even knew you entered!
To be continued.