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any question related to scams where funds are siphoned off innocent victims by one way or other. Related tags "fraud"

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Let's ignore the fact that there is nobody in Africa who wants to bless you with a large amount of money. Let's say I have £800,000 in my UK bank account, and I want you to have a million dollars. …
answered Mar 30 by gnasher729
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There is a tiny, tiny chance that it is legitimate. There is a 99% chance that he is using you for money laundering, or will be stealing money from you in some way. Look at it the other way round: W …
answered Sep 23 '18 by gnasher729
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I assume you figured out what the scam is: I put $1,000 into your account, from some illegal source. You send $1,000 or $900 to me. A month later the bank figures out it was a scam and takes the $1,00 …
answered May 9 by gnasher729
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It's a scam. If it really cost $1,000 to get the funds, then the bank would just take it out of the inheritance. Scam: You inherited $100,000. You pay $1,000 fees. There is no inheritance. Real inh …
answered Jul 20 '18 by gnasher729
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From the website you linked to: "Consequently, those who act as salesmen, brokers, dealers or agents of ORGANICO AGRIBUSINESS VENTURES CORPORATION in selling or convincing people to invest in …
answered Dec 25 '18 by gnasher729
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You encountered a quite common scam: You are supposed to perform a job, they send you a check for too much money, and you are supposed to pay them some money back. Ten weeks later the check bounces an …
answered Jan 17 '16 by gnasher729
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You are not really "responsible". You brought a fake check to the bank. A fake check is a piece of paper that looks like a valuable check, but is worth nothing. So you gave the bank a piece of pap …
answered Mar 31 by gnasher729
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Up to the point where he wants you to pay for things everything is highly unusual but not illegal in any way. Then comes the point where he asks you to pay. Which you already did. If you still have …
answered Nov 8 by gnasher729
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Ask yourself: Would you send a check to a random person you met on the internet? Why would you do that? You wouldn't. Unless this was part of some scheme to con the other person out of money. Now as …
answered Nov 17 by gnasher729
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An acquaintance had over £2,000 taken from her credit card account to pay for two flight tickets. Here's the part that I don't understand: If I buy flight tickets with someone else's credit card, is …
asked Jul 27 by gnasher729
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Question: if I could guarantee 20% monthly, why would I let you in on it? I wouldn’t. I’d mortgage my home, take out the biggest loan I can, and keep the 20% myself. And that’s how you know it’s a s …
answered Sep 12 '18 by gnasher729
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It's a scam. One of two kinds of scams. One kind is the "money laundering" scam. The money paid into your account comes from drug dealing, for example. If you get caught, it's most likely jailtime …
answered Apr 8 by gnasher729
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He is not a military man. He is not in Syria. He is definitely not in Syria working for the US army, because the last thing that anyone in Syria working for the US army would do is tell a stranger abo …
answered May 13 '18 by gnasher729
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You can tell him this: No recruiter in any Western country takes money from the employee. It's always the hiring company that pays, without any exception. In some countries, like China, there are re …
answered Aug 17 by gnasher729
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The iron rule is: 1. Any scammer will at some point ask for money. 2. No real company that offers you a real job will ever ask you for money. So as soon as they are asking for money, you know one hu …
answered Nov 3 by gnasher729

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