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SCARS™ Anti-Scam Tips: How To Avoid Nigerian Letter Or “419” Email Scams
Quick “419” Email Scam Avoidance Checklist:
If the “opportunity” appears too good to be true, it probably is.
Do not reply to emails asking for personal banking information.
Be wary of individuals representing themselves as foreign government officials.
Be cautious when dealing with individuals outside of your own country.
Beware when asked to assist in placing large sums of money in overseas bank accounts.
Do not believe the promise of large sums of money for your cooperation.
Guard your account information carefully.
Be cautious when additional fees are requested to further the transaction.
A SCARS Division
Miami Florida U.S.A.
TAGS: 419, Advance Fee Fraud, Nigerian Prince, Nigerian Scams, Nigerian Scammers, Email Scams, Inheritance Scams, Money Scams
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FAQ: How Do You Properly Report Scammers?
It is essential that law enforcement knows about scams & scammers, even though there is nothing (in most cases) that they can do.
Always report scams involving money lost or where you received money to:
- Local Police – ask them to take an “informational” police report – say you need it for your insurance
- Your National Police or FBI (www.IC3.gov)
- The SCARS|CDN™ Cybercriminal Data Network – Worldwide Reporting Network HERE or on www.Anyscam.com
This helps your government understand the problem, and allows law enforcement to add scammers on watch lists worldwide.
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