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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
MISCELLANEOUS SCAMS FORUM
|"This is Rachel from Card Services with your FINAL NOTI
|Robocall comes in almost daily telling me to press 9 if I owe more than $4,000 on my credit card. (I don't)
The phone number is always different. Yesterday it was my own phone number.
Have asked them to stop calling me with no luck.
|new here & housing scam
My first post on this forum so hi all :D
A friend of mine was hoping to rent an appartment.
He was in reaction on a advertisement on a Dutch housing site.
The scammer told him to use AIRBNB for safety.
This is the topic he ..........||Tyress
|ARTIST AVOID " FREEME DIGITAL'
|If you are an artist and you want to safe guard your future in music, you will stay away from freeme digital and everything they have to offer.
I authorized them to sell and manage my contents for over 48months and no payments was made available t..........||thePenguin
|[Non-AFF]Using Scambaiting techniques against phishers
now, recently, I have received lots of phishing scam mails into my catcher. Knowing my way around them and being a scambaiter, I thought to myself: Could these be taken by baiting...
You know, something like this:
1. You place (using proxie..........||gklnea
|*HOT* Internal Revenue Service "direct number"
|Fresh from this morning -
"Internal Revenue Service, may I help you?"
Just tell them you got a voice mail about a tax bill, and could not make out the name of the caller. Have fun!!..........|
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