Internet Scam Goes Horribly Wrong As It Blossoms Into Incredible Friendship Across Two Continents

It started looking like the same kind of internet scam that has come into your Inbox.

A message from a stranger in Africa wanting some kind of assistance.

This one came from some guy named, Joel Willie.

The kind you instantly delete.

Unless, you are Ben Taylor.

A man in Utah who had a cynical chip on his shoulder.

He was going to teach guy a lesson.

Kind of scam him back.

Turns out Ben was the one getting the life-changing lesson.

Here is CBS News’ Steve Hartman with the power of one incredible friendship.

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Internet Scam Goes Horribly Wrong As It Blossoms Into Incredible Friendship Across Two Continents

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