Results for "419 scam"
March 23, 2018 - Scammers are using the good name of the recently deceased scientist Stephen Hawking to lure potential victims into a 419 scam, complete with a quiz and large cash prize for the winner.
January 10, 2018 - More and more people around the world are sending fake Nigerian Prince emails and getting involved in 419 scams. The most recent Nigerian Prince arrest proves why getting involved is risky business, even for those who aren't the masterminds.
October 18, 2017 - 419 scammers offering up untold riches are nothing new. But untold riches and an adopted child for good measure? How could we not explore this one further?
August 16, 2016 - 419 scams most commonly drop into your mailbox, but they do occasionally appear via other channels such as snail mail and social media. Today we're going to take a look at an angle seemingly beloved of scammers everywhere - a specific character type clung to down the years for no other reason than to cheat people out of their money.
July 25, 2016 - It has been six months since David and Carol Martin, a Scottish couple in the UK, received the highest National Lottery pay out made to any winner to date. And scammers have been taking advantage of it for half a year now. Don't be misled by this so-called "donation scam".
July 4, 2016 - A 419 scam wants you to hand over some cash with the promise of $5,000 a week in return...
June 29, 2016 - If it seems too good to be true, it probably is - and that's most definitely the case here with a lottery win / foundation mashup promising untold riches...
March 14, 2016 - 419 scams are a dime a dozen. However, this scam I've been alerted to is (literally) hitting close to home.