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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
|Free voicemail services and burners
|So I'm not really sure if by phone lads, you mean lads that are selling phones or lads that are making calls to a number.
In regards to lads calling with an IRS Scam, there are a few Reddit forums that post up scam numbers and I've personally got..........||vonpaso xlura
|Microsoft repair scam on Linux box?
|I'm on a trip. An hour or 45 minutes before I left, I got a phone call, and as the number was in my area code, I answered it. It turned out to be an Indian who claims to be a Microsoft service tech. He asked me what's on the screen. I told him two Ko..........||violet1143
|Besides 419, I am also interested in reporting and/or flagging survey scams on the web, e.g. those purporting to offer keygens, "full movies" or any other sought-after crap online. Problem is I am not as experienced with having them killed through ho..........||melroxas
|Pacific West Inc
|Dear Ladies and Gents,
Recently I have received an email from firstname.lastname@example.org.
I sent my resume and all that.
The job is for a VA post and they offered $1600 salary for a homebased job, to top it off David (hr guy that i am in contac..........||whatsthis
|Split from Phone scam
|I love 800 notes. Any time an unfamiliar number comes up i google it through that site. :D Generally, a basic google search can show you a scam, if the bulk of the first listings are about harassing phone calls...........|
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