SCARS™ Anti-Scam Tip: Dissecting A Nigerian Advance Fee [419] Fraud / Scam

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SCARS™ Anti-Scam Tip: Dissecting A Nigerian Advance Fee [419] Fraud / Scam

The Famous Nigerian Prince Email Scams Remain Alive & Well!

Even Today, Hundreds Of Thousands Of Victims Fall For These Patently Ridiculous Scam Schemes!

You Probably Have One In Your Email Inbox Right This Second!

Advance Fee Fraud scams come in many forms from the Nigerian Prince who has $17 gazillion dollars in a trunk, to an Afghan Princess with a box of Lapis Lazuli gen stones. There are more variations that you can imagine. However, they almost all have things in common that you can use to identify Advance Fee Fraud regardless of where they come from.  Learn these scams for yourself or for family and friends.

Trivia Question: Did you know that prior to 9/11 Al Qaeda earned a substantial portion of their operating revenue from Advance Fee and Romance Scams! In fact, it was one of the things that allowed anti-terrorism forces to track down Al Qaeda cells around the world.


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