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Tag Archives: Nigerian Prince Scam
The details change, but the scam remains the same… You may have heard of the “Nigerian Prince” email scam, where the exiled Nigerian prince needs your help to smuggle lots of money out of his country and needs your help. If … Continue reading
Once you get wise to certain kinds of scams, you can spot them again even when they come with a different spin. One of the most popular scams on the Internet is the 419 or “Nigerian Prince” scam. In the classic version, … Continue reading
Beware of unsolicited emails wanting to make you the heir to a fortune or set up a purchase agreement with your business
Talking about barking up the wrong tree… One of my coworkers at Your BBB just got a couple of emails with business proposals that–to us–were pretty obviously scams. They might not be obvious to everyone, however. We deal with this … Continue reading
Want to inherit a fortune by pretending to be kin to a late oil executive you didn’t even know? Don’t fall for it!
How would you like to inherit millions of dollars from someone you’re not related to and probably never heard of? You’d probably like it just fine, but it’s not going to happen. If you take an offer like that seriously, the … Continue reading
An FBI agent just found several million dollars of your money that you were unaware of. Um, yeah right. I suppose some people might fall for this? A consumer just forwarded BBB an email that offers a twist on the … Continue reading