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Scam Artists - New Forum

Post by Webscout » Tue Apr 17, 2018 12:01 pm

Scam Artists
New Forum. Let us know how you have been scammed.

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Re: Scam Artists - New Forum

Post by Dude » Tue Apr 17, 2018 3:19 pm

I used to wonder who would fall for these scams,

But I know someone who lives overseas who sent me an email and they were all excited because the ex-king of africa wanted them to help transfer $28 million dollars into their account.

They were really upset when I told them it was a scam.

And my cousin calls me all the time telling me that microsoft just called them and wants $39 to fix their computer and remove all the viruses from it.

So now I don't wonder any more.
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those that understand binary and those that don't. 

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Re: Scam Artists - New Forum

Post by Webscout » Tue Apr 17, 2018 4:55 pm

"And my cousin calls me all the time telling me that microsoft just called them and wants $39 to fix their computer and remove all the viruses from it."


Yes....I have seen that many times.... also from the RCMP.. :lol:
I have never seen the low low low price of $39....generally it's a lot more.

My fave is still the Nigerian Scam...

I would like to scam them in return.

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Post by Webscout » Mon Apr 23, 2018 12:50 pm

I don't like calling the following a scam but I dislike this 'sneaky practice'. These 2 comapnies make good S/W IMO and others.

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Re: Scam Artists - New Forum

Post by Neo » Sat May 19, 2018 11:05 pm

Webscout wrote:
Tue Apr 17, 2018 4:55 pm
I would like to scam them in return.
There was a video about a guy who did just that, he would write them and lead them on then he agreed to send them money,
Then I think he told then he had a new computer he could also send them, he had some way to send it where they had to pay the postage and customs on the computer,
Then he mailed them a box of rocks.

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