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