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The Spanish Prisoner Scam

Reprinted from Slate » The Spanish Prisoner, the Treasure-Dangling Scam That Won’t Die “A man in this country receives a letter from a foreign city,” reads a New York Times trend story from 1898, about a “common” scam being carried out by mail. Titled “AN OLD SWINDLE REVIVED”, the story details how the "Spanish Prisoner" [...]

CYBER INVESTIGATORS

DANGER - THE ADVENT OF CYBER INVESTIGATORS Cybercriminals operate the world over. We know this. Cybercriminals steal billions of dollars from individuals around the world. We all know this too! This is a problem of epic proportions with as many as a million new victims in 2016 alone. Like all areas of economic activity, this [...]

Sharon Armstrong A Victim’s Story

Sharon Armstrong Was A Victim Of A Romance Scam Sharon Armstrong spent two years in an Argentinian jail after being caught in an online dating scam! Sharon Armstrong, 59, from New Zealand, is one of those people. Five years ago, a lover she met online asked her to [...]

Scammers & Slavery

THE WAR AGAINST SCAMMERS & TERRORISTS - SLAVERYWe in the Western Countries sit back fat and happy while horrific things are being done around the world.Did you know that 45 million people live as slaves today, right now?This is what the Islamic scammer world believes in. This is what at least 30% of scammers support.Modern [...]

Kidnapping Scams

Another Evolution In Scamming Are Kidnapping ScamsScammers Connect Via A Fake Profile That Then Says They Have Been KidnappedIt sounds like something out of Hollywood, but it’s hitting homes across the country: “virtual kidnapping,” where fraudsters try to extort money by claiming that a family member has been taken hostage.This fear-provoking fraud isn’t new; there was [...]

By | 2016-11-03T14:28:40+00:00 May 29th, 2016|Anti-Scam Information, Scammer News, Scammers|

OPEN LETTER TO THE PEOPLE OF NIGERIA

For publication – royalty free – without modification – with attributionOPEN LETTER TO THE PEOPLE OF NIGERIAFROM: ROMANCE SCAMS NOWhttps://www.facebook.com/Romance-Scams-Now-534354516651756/ To The People Of NigeriaWe live in an increasingly integrated world that the Internet has provided.For the developing world, the Internet has brought to you all the benefits of full participation, instant access to information and [...]

By | 2016-11-03T14:32:14+00:00 March 30th, 2016|Anti-Scam Information, Scammer News|

Arrest Warrant Scams

Warning! Arrest Warrant Scams Reprinted from USCOURTS.GOV You’ve received a warrant by fax or email saying a federal law enforcement officer or an attorney for the government wants to arrest you. Charges may be for money laundering or bank fraud, or missed jury duty. To avoid arrest, the warrant says, send money.   Fake [...]

Scammers University in Ghana

Scammers University! Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology Scammer Training Ground In Ghana Our research has found that a significant percentage of Romance Scammers originate from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in Kumasi, Ghana We think this is, in part, because for many this is the first time they have had full [...]

Romance Scams Now NEWS

We Did It! YOUR ATTENTION PLEASE: A few moments ago we passed a real milestone in our website's history. We broke a major record in the number of visitors on our website www.RomanceScamsNow.com We thank every one of your for your help in fighting scammers around the world. We ARE the number 1 anti-romance-scammer website [...]

By | 2017-04-11T01:55:53+00:00 March 12th, 2015|RomanceScamsNow, Scammer News|

Scamming Comes to LinkedIn

  Online scams are Nothing New! We have been dealing with scammers since the Nigerian discovered email! Reprinted from LinkedIn However, the scammer community, particularly that of Western Africa has discovered LinkedIn in a big way. A little background first. As the creator of what may have been the first dating site back in ’95, [...]

By | 2017-04-11T01:56:26+00:00 March 1st, 2015|Scammer News|

NEWS: Match.com Dating Scam

Adewale Adewole (pictured here) used the photo of an unconnected innocent man on match.com profiles NEWS: Match.com Dating Scam Adewale Adewole Jailed Over £100k Bogus Orphanage Fraud In The U.K. A Salford, England man who used fake dating profiles to fool women into giving him £100,000 to help fund a [...]

Scammers By Name: Emma Emily Emelia

A Scammers Favorite Name:  Emma Emily Emelia We present a new selection of Scammers using the names:  Emma, Emily, Emilia, Emelia Remember these photos were stolen from real people!  […]

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The facial recognition databases are coming.

The facial recognition databases are coming. Why aren’t the privacy laws?  Now that the US supreme court is finally considering cellphones, let’s get ahead of Moore’s Law and defend our new metadata The FBI estimates that it will store over 50m faces images by 2015 in a market that will be worth $20bn by the [...]

Scammers Favorite Photos: In A Car!?

What? In A Car? Yes, you will notice that when African Scammers from Ghana and Nigeria steal photos, they like to use photos of Women in a Car! We think this is because these are selfies and more natural.  They are beginning to discover that the porn star posed studio photos are too perfect for [...]

Scammer News: Scammer Arrested In Australia

Scammer News:  Scammer Arrested In Australia From News.com.au May 30th, 2014 Sydney woman allegedly swindled millions from older men in dating scam   A 39-year-old Sydney woman has been arrested and charged for allegedly fraudulently taking more than AU$2 million from a number of men aged in their 60s and 70s, police say. [...]

By | 2014-05-31T17:49:06+00:00 May 31st, 2014|Anti-Scam Alert, Scammer News, Scammers|

Scammers By Name: Nana, Nancy, Naomy

A Scammers Favorite Name: Nana, Nancy, Naomy We present a new selection of Scammers using the names: Nana, Nancy, Naomy Remember these photos were stolen from real people!   […]

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