Death Scams

The Dying Widow ScamOne Of The Popular Variations On The Email Scam Is The Dying Widow ScamThe basic idea is that a Widow (or Widower) is Dying And Needs Your Help!This is a variation of the typical "419" Advance Fee Fraud Scam, where the scammer claims to be a childless widow of a wealthy husband, usually from the Middle East, Africa (such as Nigeria) or a former Diplomat or Government Official. She inherited her fortune [...]