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DE DELPHI FAQ - scam chat transcripts FOREIGN OFFICE SPECIAL OPS DEPT 419 HELL JOE WEIN MES AMIS LES CYBER ARNAQUEURS NIGERIAN ANTI-SCAM NETWORK NOTTINGHAM: SCAMBAITING AND ME SCAMBAITER DEUTSCHLAND SCAM PATROL SCAMBAITING'S WORLD SIKKERHETSTJENESTE HEAR NO EVIL (deaf relay scams) WORDTRAVELS (forum, dating scams) This web site curates (hilariously unsuccessful) attempts at ADVANCE FEE FRAUD.[If you're already hip, skip to the scambaits] The sender claims to be a bureaucrat, banker or royal toadie, wanting to move vast sums into your hands, honestly or otherwise. Palms must be greased, imaginary legal documents must be acquired - with your money. eventually you get wise, and retire to lick your wounds. Most '419' e-mails come from West Africa, chiefly Nigeria, or Nigerian expatriates (who happily scam other Nigerians). That is scambaiting, and the raison d'être for Scamorama.] The 125 letters below introduce the literary genre of the Lads from Lagos. TROUBLE IN PARADISE - Lou Al S1ndor's 11-month bait, complete with conniving imaginary rival scammer BARGING IN - Tossov is invited to a conference! AMANDA RECKON WITH - from Rabbi Ben Zona's archives, Amanda the refugee STRAIGHT OUTTA EAST DOCKLANDS - OR NOT - Maryjane Bongresin vs. James (updated 8/26) CUSTOMER CARE - Rabbi Ben Zona hears from the U. TAKE IT ON FAITH - Nigel Ryan-Schama insists a scammer abandon his faith IMA NOTHER - Raynaz's friend was mugged and needs money to get home!
Other versions of the scam play on your charity, loneliness, or naiveté (you can't win a lottery you didn't enter! Orphan, cancer patient, dead bank customer, phony job offer, overpayment with a cashier's check... Although 419ers have their own style, their emails, which smack of political satire, contain elements harking back to 19th century European literature. a struggling student with alien abduction issues YOU ARE NOTING BUT A FOOOOOOOOOOOOOOL - Lou Al Sindor is anything but. THE BAIT THAT WOULDN'T DIE - Lou Sindor's five-month foray against phony bankers (another "we owe you money you've been scammed out of" scam OOZING CAPITAL - Rabbi Ben Zona in a "we owe you money you've been scammed out of" scam THINGS OF THE EARTH ARE CANAL - Beau D'Acious vs a Solomon Islands cancer victim SHARP AS AN ECHIDNA - Sheila the koala farmer looks for love in all the wrong places OIL ON TROUBLED WATERS - scammer poses as political militant MANY A SLIP 'TWIST CUP AND LIP - Charles Farnes-Barnes receives a grant! DEAR LANDLORD - Wheelchair-bound Lovey Howell answers bogus rental ad (updated april 29) NOT IN THE CARDS - Filthy Mc Nasty and an ATM card loaded with moolah! FINAL FALLACY - Sephiroth Crescent versus scammers - and Strife! A MESSAGE TO YOU RUDY - Naz tries to help an orphan claim his inheritance ONE LUMPUR OR TWO?
Village ruined by scam What A Nigerian Facebook Scam Looks Like Palm Beach airport sting nabs scammer Outo petos käräjillä (3 Nigerians charged for counterfeiting money; Finnish) Lads impersonate UK Justice Secretary Canadian women fleeced Wash-wash cleans out Canadian youth Lads from Lagos target Facebook Woman sentenced for aiding check scam Detenidas 87 personas en Madrid Scholarly publishing scam UK arrests in Nigerian fake cheque scam Scammers on Shutterfly 419 scam over Skype (private blog) Scammers rent out other peoples' homes(private blog) NZ mum, son lose 0k EFCC raid on cybercafe (You Tube) Check scam victim jailed Politicians sold 'corruption-free' certificates Elderly Milwaukee man cleaned out Hard drive data milked by scammers Dating scam (KUSA, Denver) Victim shoots husband Politie pakt internetoplichters op Former CEO of credit union charged (USA) I Will Eat Your Dollars (LA Times) EFCC makes conmen repay victim (BBC) Scammers Keep Working- down, down in Festac Town we go, my Lad NZ grandmother sentenced Torture and murder by 419 gang (ZA) Australian embezzled for 419ers E-mailfraudeurs nog steids acteef Lads in Doom 3 Church of the Painted Breast (UK) Nigeria arrests 500 (OZ) Miljon-bluffaren - (Sweden) Busted in Pakistan Busted in Ireland Cyfaddef cludo offer i dwyllo - (Busted in Wales) Canadian TV exposé 52 arrests in Netherlands Chello helpt bij oprollen oplichtersbende CBN decries scams in banks PC builder takes 419ers for £171 Nigerian consul murdered in Prague Fraude bancaire Lad talks to Wired Cybertruffa alla nigeriana Foolscap All Babawilly's Dictionary Black Looks Elendu Reports The Guardian Kwenu Motherland Nigeria Nigeria Daily Nigerian Muse Nigeria Village Square Nigerian Blog Aggregator Nigeria Web Nigeria Weblog Ring Online Nigeria 419: Death of a Nation's Aspirations Sierra Leone Web Lad gender issues More to Nigeria than the Lads Who Isn't Who - real people impersonated Frontline: Links & Resources Czech it out: Podvodné e-maily - 419 scam The French Connection: Revue d'escroquerie (Vidocq) Spanish Prisoner sendup - 1910 POETRY! ) NORTIFIED - Lex Talionis & a Lad who won't take no for an answer plus update to the German Versions page (see right sidebar) YOU CAN CALL ME AL - a Naz tale in the making CAMMY vs THE CONTRACT KILLER - Goth supermodel Camille White and the Bad Samaritan THERE IS NO GOD - Lex Talionis is a skeptic about religion as well as million-dollar offers out of the blue MUCH ADO ABOUT SOMETHING - Chat FB avec un fraudeur se faisant passer pour professeur.
' - video Section 419 (Nigerian Criminal Code) Economic & Financial Crimes Commission (NG) Nigerian Government Nigerian Embassy Ghana Police Bulletins Dutch Embassy in Norway (NL) Action Fraud - UK attorney general's fraud reporting centre London Police Fraud Alert US Secret Service Nigeria-Related Financial Crime:links with Britain - Chatham House Australian Institute of Criminology Prosecuting Nigerian Fraud (PDF) Nigerian Advance Fee Fraud - US State Department (PDF) Transparency International Arnaques immobilières [FR] (real estate scams) Nigeria Business Info Travel Report: Nigeria (Canadian Consular Affairs) US State Dept. 419 Page West African criminal networksin Southern Africa Project 419 Coalition Western Union Fraud Awareness Wire Transfer Restrictions Nigeria Nigerian Date Scammers Caught in Malaysia (You Tube) Ivory Coast cracks down on cyber crime From Nigeria with love Welsh version - no language is safe!
This site saw the light of day on December 7, 2003. In fact, about 40% of its subscribers are from India. This prompted the creation of Zorpia for the benefit of the Chinese people.
It has a customer base in the range of 31 million with about 2 million new users added every month. It is one of the few “social media network service” providers to receive permission to operate in China.
People have seen Zorpia as an alternative to the more famous Facebook.
In many ways, Zorpia shares many features with Facebook.