Things to note before you contact
We are always happy to receive email from people regarding 419eater
and other matters, such as what fantastic people we are, or where you should send your $1,000,000 donation etc however 419eater.com receives a LOT of email, so here are just a few
points to note before you hit the send button:
We receive hundreds of emails daily (including Span & Scam). Please lighten our load by noting the following information before you send your email:
- Sorry, we will not take over your scam baiting project!
- DO NOT SEND any 419 scam emails you may have received.
- If you want to give feedback regarding this site, please contact us here.
- If you have already been scammed, or think you are in the process of being scammed.
- Scamwarners (Our sister site)
(1) Q: Can you please take over my scambait/baiting project? A: NO!
Until Bill Gates or some other kindly benefactor sponsors me to do this job full-time, I have work 9-5 AND run this site AND take care of my family. I can't take-over your scambaiting project, sorry, but please check out our BAITING TIPS or the very busy FORUM. If you have any questions, ask one of our 50,000 members, who will be willing to help you with more detail than I ever could.
If you have a question about scambaiting, or an email you may have received, unless it is very urgent it would help ease my workload greatly if you posted your question in the forum. Do not underestimate how many times a day I have to keep answering the same questions over and again!
(2) DO NOT send any 419 scam emails you may have received.
Please, please DON'T! We've received, at the last count, well over 50,000 scam emails, and they keep coming in. Please do not send us your scam emails, because unless you have a very good reason for doing so (an exceptional case) because they will be deleted. If you receive a scam email, and don't want to scambait the sender, either: (i) delete it and forget about it, or (ii) post it into our SURPLUS SCAM LETTERS FORUM for other scambaiters to take on.
(3) If you want to give us general feedback regarding the
Great! Our email address is email@example.com
If you want to complain about the site, then before you do please read our article The Ethics of Scambaiting and arm yourself with some information. There is also an excellent report about various Nigerian based scams which can be downloaded in Adobe PDF format HERE. Please note that we will ignore any complaints based on ignorance or old-fashioned abuse
(5) If you have already been scammed, or you're worried that you may be dealing with a scammer.
We are a proactive site: we fight scammers and are not equipped to help people recover money - we have no legal authority. If you have some SOLID information about a scammer who has been attempting to scam you then contact your local law enforcement authority, but note you need a LOT of evidence, not just a feeble, "I just received this scam email. What should I do?". Alternatively, seek some totally free advice from ScamWarners.com
Got questions about Scams? Need advice regarding scam, or are you a victim of a scam? You can find advice and support at our newly formed sister site www.scamwarners.com Scamwarners is headed by people with vast experience of various Internet scams, and many are cross-members of 419eater.com with many years of experience in dealing with scams. If you want information about scams, then their forum is the place to be!
Again, please do note that 419eater cannot undertake to help
you if you think you have been scammed or think you are in the process
of being scammed. Please do go to scamwarners.com in such cases.