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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
|Hello everyone, this is my first post and not so much a tale of baiting, but I though you guys would get a kick out of it.
Earlier today I relieved an email from a reshipping scammer with a job offer that was special for me (oh boy!). Since it was..........||PierreCaillou
|scam mix with phishing? hotmach.weebly.com
A friend recently was in trouble.
He receive an email telling him his email account was soon to be closed and he had to click on link... and you know what follows. Full email access, thank you!
He arrived on [color=green:cfeba6e3cf]<Remo..........||GregT
|A "Chris Green" from Atlanta responded to an ad I placed to sell my horse. Chris immediately came across as a scam.
He sent what the postal worker at the post office identified as a counterfeit postal money order. They sent it to the postal ins..........||Retrospect1977
|This is a scam site. You'll need generate traffic for them by posting on social websites like Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Youtube, forums, chat rooms, blogs, etc. The site says that once you reach $300 you can cash out but there's a captcha test that..........||parassassin
|Not sure if this qualifies??
I received a crappy email from a scammer saying he had locked my operating system, blah blah blah and he requested that I pay him some BTC to prevent this. I knew it was a scam but as he spoofed my email address there was no way of commun..........|
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