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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
MAIN SCAMBAITING FORUM FORUM
|Mr Harold's in a panic.
|[b:7226a9529e]Received today.[/b:7226a9529e] :lol:
LAST WARNING [email protected]!
You have the last chance to save your social life - I am not kidding!! [color=red:7226a9529e](What social life, why do you think I'm here?)[/color:7226..........||torsoman
|Lora has been treated so badly
|I told a person on a dating website where my profile picture didn't have any identifying features that I sympathized with the unjust treatment by men they described. This led to the following email exchange:
[quote:eef9062b1b="Lora"]This is a lit..........||Yastreb
|"Going to overseas will help so much"
|The Accountant General of the Federation of Nigeria (from now on I'll call him Ahmed) contacted Cammy with an offer that had an obvious flaw:
I am the accountant general of the federation of Nigeria.
|A First for me
|Lads are funny creatures. I know they want our money and lots of it if possible, but this request was a first for me. To simplify the transaction they asked me outright for my character's banking details.
Needless to say they won't get them since..........||bearkat419
|Juvenile address fun - dover st
|I stumbled across an actual Dover street. After verifying that all of its addresses are 4 digits, I merrily decided 236 Dover is my character's new address. Hint, look at a telephone keypad. Just to be safe I will also use a wrong zip code ;). Jus..........|
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