With the advent of Google translated into Te Reo Maori, 419 scams are now appearing having been translated into Te Reo. However there is some doubt as to whether or not this is a Google translation of the classic scam. In a tweet by Te Reo Maori specialist Julian Wilcox who has reviewed the contents of the scammer email, he states, “poor translation and part of it looks like its in Tongan and Samoan”.