I hope you receive this message in good health. I am a Nigerian prince with great wealth. I just need help accessing my inheritance and then I will reward you greatly with the sum of $1.000.000 (one million dollars).
Have you ever received one of these messages? Scamming is big business, an industry worth over $1 billion / year. Many people fall for scams, and even the people who don't, can't really do much other than ignore it. Well, computer scientists at NetSafe, an online safety non-profit in New Zealand, built Re:scam - an Artificial Intelligence (AI) that messes with the scammers and wastes their time.