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world of Scambaiting!
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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
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|Hello to all,
I'm not a native speaker, so I apologize for my bad english.
However, no scammers are not Lord Byron, so my messages were well understood.
I somewhat masked all names with "x", you know why.
The story, the characters and plot..........||irishemigrant
|Straight bait for Bank Account
|This is just a straight bait, with the intention of gaining bank accounts. There is nothing exciting, no safaris, no trophy pictures, no newspaper headline making developments.
Vivian works on Sav0 Island in the Solomon Islands, she is the Secretary..........||j_g
|Scammer sends a hacked photo with his phishing spam email.
|Not sure if this is the right way to contribute, but I ended up in a conversation with a scammer by accident this morning.
What was unusual is that the scammer had included a photo (hacked from photo box or the like perhaps) with his email to me. ..........||bware419ers
|Kate/Louis - What has writting has already be writting
|This started wrong in so many ways. Then continued wrongly.
I'm louis from united states california, I'm interested in meeting a man to start a fr..........||GeorgeJohnsoon
|The Unfolding of a Wealthy Orphaned Daughter
|Guys I'm back but this one is shaping up to be pretty fun so I figured we could all do it together. I will put the scammer's emails in [color=red:2260a3933c]red[/color:2260a3933c] and mine in [color=blue:2260a3933c]blue[/color:2260a3933c].
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