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  Topic: jobs in dubai
frodo

Replies: 5
Views: 30980

PostForum: IS THIS A SCAM?   Posted: Sat 26 Jan 2008 13:25   Subject: jobs in dubai
^^ Let's not forget that Brampton is a major Nigerian ex-pat community.

I also show a driving school at that address:

http://www.yellowpages.ca/bus/Ontario/Brampton/6-Star-Driver-Resources-Ltd ...
  Topic: What was the problems this site had yesterday
frodo

Replies: 5
Views: 14351

PostForum: WELCOME TO SCAMPATROL   Posted: Tue 02 Oct 2007 08:39   Subject: What was the problems this site had yesterday
Smile Good luck with the update.
  Topic: Is this guy one of yours?
frodo

Replies: 5
Views: 12082

PostForum: IS THIS WARNING GENUINE?   Posted: Fri 12 May 2006 10:51   Subject: Is this guy one of yours?
Yes, that's me. I don't warn as Frodo. You'd have to be very silly to hand out names... a fact you seem to have grasped.
  Topic: protecting kids re scams
frodo

Replies: 7
Views: 15140

PostForum: YOUR STORY AND EXPERIENCES WITH SCAMMERS   Posted: Sun 09 Apr 2006 14:44   Subject: protecting kids re scams
A quick search turned up:

Dearest Beloveth, I am john Olowu an Orphan,My late Father was a loving,caring and hard working business man who died unfortunately in an auto crash.Before the sudden deat ...
  Topic: I'm confused a bit
frodo

Replies: 3
Views: 8591

PostForum: REQUEST HELP   Posted: Fri 27 Jan 2006 10:01   Subject: I'm confused a bit
Any info the scammers gives you about himself is likely to be false. So you won't have their real names and addresses. Maybe you can get a Nigerian cell number, but so what? They often buy stolen ...
  Topic: ROOM-MATE SCAMS
frodo

Replies: 2
Views: 8307

PostForum: INFORMATION RELATED TO SCAMS AND OTHER FRAUD   Posted: Fri 11 Nov 2005 16:08   Subject: ROOM-MATE SCAMS
I've also seen these morph into "love scams". The scammer claims to be a model from South Africa who just wants the room for a short stay. "She" sends a photo and when the advertiser of the propert ...
  Topic: is this good 3 money orld
frodo

Replies: 3
Views: 8681

PostForum: IS THIS A SCAM?   Posted: Thu 29 Sep 2005 05:29   Subject: is this good 3 money orld
Please try and phrase your question in the form of a question.
It would also be helpful if you could explain the background to this money order deal. At first glance, your chat transcript appears ...
  Topic: Email Feedback To Scampatrol From Victims:
frodo

Replies: 1
Views: 7501

PostForum: FEEDBACK   Posted: Tue 07 Jun 2005 17:37   Subject: Email Feedback To Scampatrol From Victims:
In a blatant attempt to expand this lonely looking section, I thought we might post some victim replies. They do represent feedback and they are useful as well as providing a warm & fuzzy... I s ...
  Topic: real history from Amsterdam
frodo

Replies: 10
Views: 19069

PostForum: YOUR STORY AND EXPERIENCES WITH SCAMMERS   Posted: Thu 19 May 2005 15:49   Subject: real history from Amsterdam
The point fungus was making is that these scammers view themselves as Christians. That doesn't mean they have the same view of Christianity as you. Somehow they pervert and twist their beliefs so a ...
  Topic: Request from Nigeria for Parts...scam?
frodo

Replies: 11
Views: 16504

PostForum: IS THIS A SCAM?   Posted: Sat 16 Apr 2005 04:18   Subject: Request from Nigeria for Parts...scam?
...AND WHAT A COLLISION I WOULD LIKE TO ANNOUNCE THE
WEDDING OF MY FIRST DAUGHTER... Laughing

Glad we could help. By the way, Randy, you might be interested in checking out sites like www.419eate ...
  Topic: Request from Nigeria for Parts...scam?
frodo

Replies: 11
Views: 16504

PostForum: IS THIS A SCAM?   Posted: Thu 14 Apr 2005 10:28   Subject: Request from Nigeria for Parts...scam?
Perhaps the most obvious sign of a scam is that the scammers don't really know what they're "buying" - nor do they care. It's all about getting a randomly chosen business to send them money - and may ...
  Topic: Lady wants to meet
frodo

Replies: 16
Views: 23371

PostForum: IS THIS A SCAM?   Posted: Thu 07 Apr 2005 03:58   Subject: Lady wants to meet
Captain Igloo is right. The scammer is most likely male and if you were to insist on a phone call, he would arrange for a female friend of his to pretend to be the girl in question. This is very com ...
  Topic: Money From Nigeria?
frodo

Replies: 8
Views: 17995

PostForum: IS THIS A SCAM?   Posted: Wed 23 Mar 2005 05:26   Subject: Money From Nigeria?
Hi Ballig,

Thanks for the chat log. From the way he writes it's *very* similar to the way scammers approach victims when they do so via chat. The only hint that he might be genuine is that he wa ...
  Topic: Help!
frodo

Replies: 6
Views: 11468

PostForum: REQUEST HELP   Posted: Tue 22 Mar 2005 05:09   Subject: Help!
Hi Shiftleft,

Welcome to Scampatrol forum. You were right to be suspicious as the letter is definitely a fraud. The letters they send are based on standard formats which makes it easy for us to ...
  Topic: Money From Nigeria?
frodo

Replies: 8
Views: 17995

PostForum: IS THIS A SCAM?   Posted: Tue 22 Mar 2005 04:47   Subject: Money From Nigeria?
Hi Ballig,

Welcome to Scampatrol forum. It's nice to hear of someone being careful! You said that the man who contacted you has changed his story. This is usually a bad sign. I'm assuming h ...
  Topic: The chinese money-makers
frodo

Replies: 2
Views: 8622

PostForum: INFORMATION RELATED TO SCAMS AND OTHER FRAUD   Posted: Wed 09 Feb 2005 11:08   Subject: The chinese money-makers
These scammers are being investigated. Could you please post a copy of the emails they sent to you.
  Topic: How Scammers Recruit Victims Via Instant Messaging
frodo

Replies: 2
Views: 9663

PostForum: INFORMATION RELATED TO SCAMS AND OTHER FRAUD   Posted: Sat 29 Jan 2005 06:10   Subject: How Scammers Recruit Victims Via Instant Messaging
Welcome to the forum, residentofoz, and thanks for posting your experience!
Well done for spotting this scam. As you have found out, there are a few varieties out there and they follow a pattern: ...
  Topic: Crime Fighters LLB - **Another Fake Anti-Scam Group!
frodo

Replies: 1
Views: 8063

PostForum: INFORMATION RELATED TO SCAMS AND OTHER FRAUD   Posted: Sun 16 Jan 2005 15:11   Subject: Crime Fighters LLB - **Another Fake Anti-Scam Group!
This is another example of a scammer that claims to be an anti-fraud organisation. If you have lost money through an Internet scam, you can expect to receive a fake letter offering to recover your mo ...
  Topic: How Scammers Recruit Victims Via Instant Messaging
frodo

Replies: 2
Views: 9663

PostForum: INFORMATION RELATED TO SCAMS AND OTHER FRAUD   Posted: Fri 07 Jan 2005 06:40   Subject: How Scammers Recruit Victims Via Instant Messaging
A victim I warned about a previous scam, has given permission for me to post an Instant Messaging session she had with a scammer.
The victim was smart enough to ask if the new proposal was a scam ...
  Topic: How Fraud Gangs Operate - Discussion
frodo

Replies: 5
Views: 11610

PostForum: INFORMATION RELATED TO SCAMS AND OTHER FRAUD   Posted: Sun 19 Dec 2004 15:40   Subject: How Fraud Gangs Operate - Discussion
Yes. If you run an IP trace on the various scam letters you receive in your baiting box... you'd be surprised how many Abachas and Wang Qin's are actually the same bunch of scammers. It's a kind of ...
  Topic: How Fraud Gangs Operate - Discussion
frodo

Replies: 5
Views: 11610

PostForum: INFORMATION RELATED TO SCAMS AND OTHER FRAUD   Posted: Tue 07 Dec 2004 10:11   Subject: How Fraud Gangs Operate - Discussion
Thanks for the feedback, guys! I've now revised the article to incorporate your great suggestions. See the edited 2.0 version above.
I've also posted a modified version to 419legal, at the suggest ...
  Topic: How Fraud Gangs Operate
frodo

Replies: 3
Views: 12958

PostForum: INFORMATION RELATED TO SCAMS AND OTHER FRAUD   Posted: Sun 05 Dec 2004 06:39   Subject: How Fraud Gangs Operate
If you're not familiar with 419 fraud, you may think an Internet scammer is just one man in an Internet Cafe, trying his luck with a cheeky grin and a letter he scribbled down in 5 minutes. In reality ...
  Topic: BBC Video Report on 419 Scams
frodo

Replies: 0
Views: 6569

PostForum: INFORMATION RELATED TO SCAMS AND OTHER FRAUD   Posted: Sun 05 Dec 2004 06:09   Subject: BBC Video Report on 419 Scams
This a good video story on 419 fraud that the BBC's "Go Digital" programme recorded back in March.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/technology/3368761.stm

Scroll down and click the video button 1 Mar ...
  Topic: CANADIAN POLICE SCAM VIDEO FOOTAGE
frodo

Replies: 6
Views: 11989

PostForum: INFORMATION RELATED TO SCAMS AND OTHER FRAUD   Posted: Sun 05 Dec 2004 05:57   Subject: CANADIAN POLICE SCAM VIDEO FOOTAGE
Here's another link which should work for anyone having problems.
See the two links under Video on the right-hand side of the screen.

http://www.ctv.ca/servlet/ArticleNews/story/CTVNews/1076607329 ...
  Topic: HELP!
frodo

Replies: 5
Views: 17714

PostForum: NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS   Posted: Sun 14 Nov 2004 13:28   Subject: HELP!
I could post the article I wrote on how 419 fraud gangs operate. (I wrote it for a journalist to use.) Is that the sort of thing you want?
 
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