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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?


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 FORUM 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 world over!

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 Scambaiting"
and also the following important information.

Here are some of the latest threads from our forums


black bird
My bait
Hello everyone. Its been a year I'm engaging in my own warfare of scambaiting after I've been scammed myself for my unfortunate luck a year ago. Today I want to share you my own attempts to scambait the scammers. This one is a compensation scam direc..........
The Anatomy of a Scam
A girl from Cote d'Ivoire was very persistent, our relationship lasted a year and I eventually had to get rid of the scammer by posing as a dog. The email exchange is quite long but I think its worthwhile (you be the judge): http://scamdiary.wordpres..........
first little piggy comes to market
I took four from the surplus market and let the I'm interested email fly. Then the poor ebola orphan replied : Hi Peter, Very sorry to see you lost both parents through ebola. Ever hear about the play the Importance of being Earnest. It will ..........
my first 2 baits in motion....
i took two letters from the 419 surplus section and began..... both are in motion... even though this whole concept the scammers have come up with bothers me one of the baits i've received images already... when is the best time to post my ..........
My first attempt - I want to learn...
[b:7740bad9c4]OK guy, be nice to me. I should have done a lot better but this took place a few weeks ago and before I stumbled upon this great site. This was my first baiting attempt and I think I could easily have gotten a picture trophy if I had ..........

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