Be wary of requests for money

Dating scammers emails

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. Scammers may attempt to lure their victims overseas, putting you in dangerous situations that can have tragic consequences. It is rare to recover money sent this way. You might even be asked to accept money into your bank account and then transfer it to someone else.

You wire the money but never hear from her again. Among the variations on this type of scam, are the Nigerian Letter also called the fraud, Nigerian scam, Nigerian bank scam, or Nigerian money offer. Warning - the above scenarios are very likely to be forms of money laundering which is a criminal offence. Fortunately, this scam is easy to avoid.

This helps us to warn people about current scams, monitor trends and disrupt scams where possible. They may use a fictional name, or falsely take on the identities of real, trusted people such as military personnel, aid workers or professionals working abroad. Scammers are known to blackmail their targets using compromising material. Many individuals have lost their life savings due to this type of fraud.

Such emails have been reported and updated in scam emails list. If you're lucky, you've found us before you got scammed. Standard scenario is the most common scam.

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Fraudulent emails claiming the recipient had been issued a traffic ticket. They often claim to be from Australia or another western country, but travelling or working overseas. Be sure to change your account information to not give out your full name.

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