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Tips to Avoid Online Car Scams When Buying or Selling

Tips to Avoid Online Car Scams When Buying or Selling

Buying or selling a car online is a risky business, with scammers waiting to con you at every turn. Here’s how to drive away from scams unscathed.

Scambaiting is not "scamming the scammers".

It's Not "Scamming the Scammers" - AntiFraudNews.com

Scambaiting is not "scamming the scammers".

“My dear friend, you should contact the BARRISTER to have the legal documents released to us.” “The DIPLOMAT will be arriving to your country with the consignment soon”. “Please I can’t communicate with you from the refugee camp you should contact the REVEREND for more information please.”

8 Steps to Delusion Part 4 - AntiFraudNews.com

8 Steps to Delusion: How the scammers play with your mind during a scam.

“My dear friend, I promise you we shall finalize this transaction in FIVE BUSINESS DAYS!” “Please contact the bank IMMEDIATELY and let them know you are the next of kin!” “Reply to me AS SOON AS you have received this email!” “Do this NOW because otherwise the government may confiscate the money and it will be lost forever!”

8 Steps to Delusion Part 3 - AntiFraudNews.com

8 Steps to Delusion: How the scammers play with your mind during a scam.

“Congratulations, YOU have won in a lottery!” “My client Mr. David died in plane crash and I have determined YOU are the next of kin for his...

8 Steps to Delusion Part 2 - AntiFraudNews.com

8 Steps to Delusion: How the scammers play with your mind during a scam.

“Edmonton Senior Loses $175,000 To Fake Microsoft Scam” “Woman believed victim of online scam found dead” “Suicide of internet scam victim”  If you follow the news, you can’t miss it. The headlines scream of horror story after another like the ones quoted above.

8 Steps to Delusion Part 1

8 Steps to Delusion: How the scammers play with your mind during a scam.

Advance Fee Fraud Scammers are notorious for impersonating their national public figures. Their reasons are obvious: using the name of a well-known and respected personality is intended to impress, even awe their prospective victims. Yes, this strategy does work occasionally, as some victims will admit.

What's in a Name?

Advance Fee Fraud Scammers are notorious for impersonating their national public figures. What's In a Name, you may ask?

How FREE is that free trial?

How FREE is that free trial?

Free trials can often be cons to get you signing up to months of pain and costs - here's how.

Paypal Scams - read how Scammers use PayPal to scam you out of your hard earned money!

Paypal Scams

Heralded as a safe way to send and receive money online, PayPal has steadily evolved into a household name, but... beware of PayPal Scams.

Don't Report Scammers Email Addresses

Don't Report Scammers Email Addresses

So you want to know what to do about a scammers email that you just received? The last thing you should do is to report the email address to the ISP. Why?

How do Scammers persuade you to believe in them? How do they get under your skin?….  Well, they are devious!

4 Ways Scammers Gain Your Trust - Part 1

Ever wondered how scammers gain your trust? In this two part series we will give you some insights into how they do this.

All successful Scammers are devious, but the advance fee fraud Scammers (many based in West Africa) really excel at it. At one time, it was ...

Scammers: It's Gone Global

There will be some near you, unless you live in the Antarctic. Internet Scammers, that is. They are a Global phenomenon.

Dear Beneficiary: Does your online banker / lover want to send you someone else’s fortune via an ATM card?  We hope your electronic mailbox ...

3 of the Dumbest Scam Emails That Still Manage to Work

Ever wondered what are the dumbest scam emails you have ever seen used? Lets investigate 3 of these dumb scam emails and how they actually work

Have you ever heard of ScamBaiting? If yes, you are amongst the minority. Baiting Scammers is a little-known occupation. This comparatively ...

DOES SCAMBAITING MAKE A DIFFERENCE? HOW?

Have you ever heard of ScamBaiting? If yes, you are amongst the minority. Scambaiting involves wasting scammers time so that real victims get left alone.

Internet Scammers rely on deceiving you to get their hands on your cash. Be aware of this and protect your money!  Here are the Top 10 Ploys...

TOP 10 SCAMMERS TACTICS DO TO DECEIVE VICTIMS

Ever wondered what the top 10 scammers tactics are? What tactics do scammers use to scam you out of your hard earned money?

What differentiates you from a Scammer? Probably your kindness or compassion. These are noble qualities ...

Kindness...Or...Weakness?

Scammers are preying on your emotions! - Here are the top 5 ways that scammers take advantage of your kindness. Don't get fooled by these criminals.