Linked Questions

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Is this a scam or not? [duplicate]

I saw a comment posted under an Instagram picture & it said " I will deposit this much amount of money into your bank account call or text me for information" so I messaged this person and his ...
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Military member asks me if she can have money wired into my bank account but needs my social security number and bank routing number [duplicate]

I was recently talking to someone online and she said that she was in the Army and then she went on to tell me that she had a lump sum of 45,000$ co.i g to her but she needed my bank account routing ...
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Any risk in providing bank account number routing number along with name and DOB? [duplicate]

I applied to a remote job on indeed North America (job listing had Louisville, KY as location), and overnight , without interview, they gave me an offer letter saying I was selected and I'll be a part ...
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A person wants to deposit 2.1 million into my account [duplicate]

A man wants me to transfer 2.1 million into my account and then have me purchase properties with the money. Am I being scammed? He has given his banking info, Password, and routing information.
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do I need to send my online access information if someone is depositing money into my account is this a scam? [duplicate]

I met someone online. She says she wants to help me with legal issues. She said her late father left her a business and she says she is selling the business and sending the money to my account. She ...
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Someone gave me their account and routing number [duplicate]

A friend of mine who is away wants to help me pay off my credit card debit. I don’t want to give my personal info out. He said that until I’m comfortable I can pay it using his account and routing ...
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its is true that he want help me? [duplicate]

yesterday i got pm by online buyer for gold coin from oversea, and he want my id picture for security he said..but the deal is canceled because his manager not interested at that coin..today he said ...
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Nigerian scammer openly say they are from Nigeria - but why?

I know that a significant part of Nigerian scammers are indeed working from Nigeria. A scam starts with exchanging messages. Physical contact is not to be expected. It is widely known that scammer ...
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Selling online - Is private transportation indicative of a scam? Does PayPal make it safe?

I'm in the process of selling some furniture online. I use a website called dba.dk, which is the Danish equivalent of eBay (it was actually bought by eBay some years ago). The website is mainstream (...
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Using 2 different social security numbers

Let's start by saying that I know what I did was wrong. I opened store credits at a few stores here in the U.S. By using a number that I made up in my head. It's only store credit and not a credit ...