"American Greed"

A forum for posting "You have one the lottery" letters, and for asking whether the e-mail that your received is real (it isn't). Real lotteries do NOT advise winners by e-mail, and they do NOT require the payment of any fees up-front.
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"American Greed"

Post by Number Six » Thu Nov 08, 2012 5:18 pm

http://www.cnbc.com/id/48666967/How_to_ ... tery_Scams

Excellent series, I was watching the program the other night on a Canadian who appeared to be a good citizen, but turned out to be another con artist. When granted bail after the raid, he skipped out, probably back to Nigeria. I have gotten ever more brazen emails from these crooks claiming to be the FBI with a sizable million plus sum for me if I would just pay a fee; and you can be sure there would be other fees as the sucker bites.
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Re: "American Greed"

Post by Burnaby49 » Thu Nov 08, 2012 8:55 pm

Turns out that a lot of Canadian con-artists run scams exclusively on Americans. Apparently (apart from the bigger pool of suckers) because of the difficulty of prosecuting cross-border white collar crimes, giving them a level of protection they wouldn't have if they scammed their fellow citizens.
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