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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


This lad is in no hurry... I guess I won't be either!
[quote:5bbce9be17] We received your email and understand .. Well we are not in a hurry you can send the fee at your convenient time . Thanks for your understanding.[/quote:5bbce9be17] Nice of the lad to acknowledge that I have more important thi..........
Rental scammer looking for clients
You can get a piggy from him if you want to rent for 6 months. Try responding to the CL ad and see if you can get a response a..........
Silence can be the best weapon
During one of my late night wake up calls sessions with ScrewOverDaScams, I've picked up a lad whom we instachopped, just for the fun of it. It went pretty OK. During the followup call, to ask what happened at the WU outlet, I squeezed up a piggy ..........
CC Lads - Scott P & Kevin R
Feel free to get yourself some black pork from this lad: [mask:1:e2e7316d89][/mask:1:e2e7316d89] [quote:e2e7316d89]CC: 546--4237 Cvv: 435 Exp: 09/18[/quote:e2e7316d89] Not enough credit limit to cover his order! ..........
**An Update to Surplus**
As of today, we have updated the posting guidelines for the Surplus Forum. This is an attempt to make its use easier and remedy the masking of IPs from many free email providers. The new sticky explaining the format is [url=https://forum.419eater...........

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