Advance Fee Fraud

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SCARS|RSN™ Psychology Of Scams: Research Paper-Report – Risk Factors For Advance Fee Fraud Victimisation

SCARS|RSN™ Psychology Of Scams: Research Paper-Report - Risk Factors For Advance Fee Fraud Victimisation Advance fee scams come in many guises. Some regularly seen examples involve: offers to participate in business deals with wealthy individuals; assisting dignitaries by paying fees to move large sums of money out of a foreign country in order to receive a share of the proceeds; paying fees in order to receive lottery winnings, an inheritance or some other prize; or [...]

SCARS|RSN™ Anti-Scam Tips: How To Avoid Nigerian Letter Or “419” Email Scams

SCARS|RSN™ 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. [...]