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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


FRNDSS.COM This link was included to the email that was supposedly from PayPal. Registrar is and registration is for one year. Email mentioned earlier tells me to upd..........
Viabox past criminal records and investigations
Be very careful of viabox. I have listed links to viabox's criminal record and police investigation, bad experiences. Also potential deceptive strategies that companies may use. Lost alot of money with them. Be prepared to spend months dealing with a..........
Using my online store to make buyers transfer $$ thru WU/MG
I have an online store and an Instagram account to promote the products on my website. Scammers have made a fake Instagram account using the same name but with an "s" added to it and paid for large amount of fake followers to make their Instagram acc..........
I have thoroughly investigated this spam and although it is a legitimate outfit, they do their best to hide their spammy activities. They are:- Seymour Direct 1st floor 124-126 High St Rickmansworth Herfordshire Tel: 01923 773355 The actua..........
Internet job scam
Theres a new job scam on various job search websites and they go by the name of "Boatport Ltd" they also have a website setup called "" . If anyone knows how the website can be taken down it would be great these guys need to be shut down..........

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