Advance Free Fraud forums, information and links to fraudulent sites.
U.S. Secret Service explains this type of fraud, often perpetrated by Nigerian nationals. The scheme involves an offer to allow the victim to share in millions of dollars in return for assisting with its transfer out of the country.
The experience of a businessman fooled by this scam. Contact is initiated via letter, fax, or email offers of millions of dollars in compensation for holding even more millions of dollars in your bank account.
An archive of several hundred scam letters, with date received, names of supposed senders, country where the money is supposed to have originated, and amount.
Devoted to fighting the advance money scam, in which victims are offered millions for allowing an even greater sum to be deposited in their bank account, but end up having their accounts drained or being fooled into advancing fictitious taxes, fees or bribes.
The author describes the mass of offers he has received from African nations, offering him a share of millions, with a description of how the scam works. [Salon]
Describing the Nigerian advance fee scam, with a searchable database of known names used by persons participating in the fraud, along with an archive of the letters and fake documents they use, and a bulletin board.
Detailed information on the scheme, centered largely in Nigeria, wherein people are offered a share of millions of dollars to help transfer the money to their bank account. From the U.S. State Department. [1.04M]
Provides information on 419 Nigerian "advanced fee" fraud.
A collection of e-mail from various supposed African dignitaries offering millions of dollars to perfect strangers. Also correspondence where the intended victim pretends to fall for the scam.