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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
MISCELLANEOUS SCAMS FORUM
|I believe I've been scammed....
First time poster, I wanted to share my experience with some folks who can relate. Here's the story:
I was in search of a loan, I have bad credit and. I assets so I can't get a bank loan or any bigger financial institution to give m..........||Doctor Paul
|I shook the dude's hand!
|So, a friend of a friend posted on FB that someone was interviewing. I'm looking for a job so I decided to go.
This is what I learned:
[list:b50e60c27f]* This company is looking for drivers and personal assistants. The personal assistant job is..........||GullibleGit
|Found a "doctor" in my catching account, that can solve all my problems by means of casting spells. I've played along for a bit, and now it looks like he's about to invite me to some voodoo-temple, god knows where.
Still no request to send money, ..........||robing123456
|A gentleman name Jimmy has been calling me. He got my number from a person I have never heard of and wants to set up a meeting to discuss setting up a business.
I would mess with him, but I believe that I will be murdered, so I have decided to ign..........||gardenlady
|I received a voice mail stating the IRS has been trying to contact me about a law suit. The call came from a pay phone 607-324-9846 and instructed me to call 512-595-0659. Since when does the IRS call from a pay phone? The IRS NEVER CALLS ABOUT TA..........|
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