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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
MAIN SCAMBAITING FORUM FORUM
|"Afoke is coming for you"
|Sometimes a Lad will forget that he's supposed to be getting money from his victim. Here's a recent example.
[quote:3f96e491dc]It has been brought to the Special Prosecutor notice regarding a fund with the Ghana Commercial Bank suspected some ille..........||Yastreb
|Lad says to send him my debit card
|After years of being told that my funds would be loaded into an ATM card and sent to me, a Lad has a bold new plan!
The preamble seems familiar enough:
[quote:fd3db44c90]My name is: Dr. Issad RAHIM, from the Republic of Togo; I work as a Last S..........||Yastreb
|"Hello beautiful" - Cammy's new Lad
|"Hello beautiful" is a sure-fire way to get Cammy's attention, given her vanity!
Ever since Yahoo ended the chat function on their emails, I've had few chances to chat as Cammy; so when one Kevin Smith popped up on Google Hangout, I ran with it. H..........||bware419ers
|New Format Bait or "Saigon and Comoros"
|This is a format I have never seen. At some point, I will share the lad, but the initial script is pointed at a specific character. Due to the very limited use of this character's email address, I am beginning under the idea this lad has attempted to..........||Zombini
|Ghosts and Zombinis (Spoilers for The Sixth Sense)
|[b:e4f2bd02fc]My first ever long-term lad, Tom, will probably twig any day now. With that in mind, I decided to have a little fun with a different lad last night. This lad sent me an email asking if I was dead or alive. Have recently seen The Sixth S..........|
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