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Scammers- They're not funny - or are they?

#1 by clipper , Mon Aug 19, 2013 8:42 pm

Being new to the forum, I thought I'd have a mooch through some of the threads.
I came across the thread started by SB - entitled 'Look after your credit cards'.

It reminded me of a website where a dedicated band of 'scambaiters' turn the tables on scammers and produce some very funny results

Each scam featured usually shows the original email sent by the scammer to the scambaiter and the scambaiter's reply to it. Lots of emails then pass between them ending up with the scammer losing out in some way.

If you've got some time to spare (the emails can be quite lengthy), have a look at the website and read some of the stories.

My favourite scambaiter is 'Shiver Me Timbers' . I thought his 'Book Worm' story was especially funny.

The web address is www.419eater.com

Click the 'Letters Archive' link at the top of their home page.
You'll see a warning and other information about the website and underneath you will see the list of titles that you can choose from.

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RE: Scammers- They're not funny - or are they?

#2 by Sheldonboy , Mon Aug 19, 2013 8:44 pm

Thanks Clipper, I am just about to log off but I will look with interest at this tomorrow. SB


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RE: Scammers- They're not funny - or are they?

#3 by Voltman , Wed Aug 21, 2013 10:27 am

I have just read through the whole "Book Worm" story.
Very amusing.


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RE: Scammers- They're not funny - or are they?

#4 by clipper , Wed Aug 21, 2013 2:31 pm

Glad you liked it Voltman!

Have a look at the 'Busted' story. That's got some very amusing pictures in it.

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