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Does somebody want to transfer
millions of dollars into your account?
Does someone want to pay you to cash cheques and send them the money?
Met a new friend/penpal on a friendship/dating site who's
asking you for money?
Has a dying person contacted you wanting your help to give
his money to charity?
Have you sold an item and are asked to accept a payment
larger than the item amount?
IT'S A SCAM!
Don't fall for common scams like
this - fight them!
So what is scambaiting?
Well, put simply, you enter into a dialogue with scammers,
simply to waste their time and resources. Whilst you are
doing this, you will be helping to keep the scammers away
from real potential victims and screwing around with the
minds of deserving thieves.
It doesn't matter if you
are new to this sport or a hardened veteran; if you are
wasting the time of a scammer, or frustrating them in any
way well that's good enough for us, and we would welcome you
to join with our now very large community.
Although this site
concentrates mainly on the Nigerian
419 scam, we are happy to deal with other types of scams
if and when the opportunity arises. We also have a large
team of experts dedicated to the removal and closure of fake
scammer banks and sites.
Even if you are a
newcomer, much fun can be had and at the same time you will
be doing a public service. If you are new to this game and
need to know what scambaiting is all about, please click on
the 419 FAQ link at the top of
the page. See also Baiting Tips
for information on getting started on this great cyber-sport
We encourage everyone to
contribute to this site and the good cause of scambaiting by
joining in the fun on the
where you can meet new friends and seek expert help, tips
and advice on anti-scamming. User participation is
absolutely encouraged. Please help us to raise awareness the
Do not be fooled into
thinking scammers operate from a specific part of the world.
Advance fee fraud scammers are a world-wide menace, and they
operate from every continent. These scammers range from
small one-man-band criminals scamming a few thousand dollars
a year, to highly organised groups raking in hundreds of
thousands of dollars a month.
Please take time to
read our article, "The Ethics of
and also the following important
Here are some of the latest threads from our forums
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|Anyone else been having this problem??
|Lately I've had a rash of Baits that were ended because Lad E-mail accounts were suddenly closed. I'd guess a half dozen in just the last week. Is anyone else having this trouble?
Hopefully they'll recover my Addy and I'll get them back but so far..........||warbait
|Any real uses for western union?
|Hi all, was just wondering if western union is actually used for legal purposes?
I have never heard anything good about it, what is the point with so many safe alternatives? Can they just not shut it down?..........||BS57
|My accidental chop (NSFW)
|I'm not sure if this is finished, waiting for the next reply (hate waiting), maybe lad twigs, maybe not, but I just wanted to share a bit of this one, I got a good laugh out of it.
It started as a straight bait dying widow/NOK, eventually got to ..........||Fryer
|CC Lad ScottC
|Not too sure on this lad, seems like he's rather new and he's definitely been slow about coughing up the pork.
His order is for well over $30k USD and he's now come back claiming to be the original lad's assistant who happens to have the same name (..........||I hate yahoo
|Romance scammers arrested in Bangkok
There has been a steady increase in scam activity of this sort in Thailand. Hopefully the crackdown on visa violations will continue.
If anyone comes across lads in ..........|
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