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Forum: Scam Scenarios

Discuss scammers by scenario type they used

Sub-Forums: Scam Scenarios

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  1. The military leave scam occurs when the "soldier" you are in contact with mentions that he wants to visit you, and just needs to file for military leave.

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  2. This scam begins with the scammer telling you that he is going to be sent to an area without regular phone service, internet, or otherwise.

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  3. A package is "shipped" to a woman from a man she met online. He says that he will not be able to send you the package unless a fine is paid.

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  4. The scammer will say that his money order that he received from his boss cannot be cashed where he is.

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  5. Victim receives notices from governments in Africa saying that the boyfriend of the victim has a large amount of money in diamonds and gold, as well as other cash that requires laundering.

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  6. The scammer asks for monetary help with obtaining a visa, plane ticket, and insurance.

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  7. Scammer says that a relative is direly ill, and that it appears that the person will die unless he/she gets aid soon.

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  8. Scammer finds a create way to tell the victim that he is in serious trouble without money.

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