I woke up this morning with the inspiration to write and immediately I got up from bed, I said my daily prayers as usual before I start my day and, after my prayers I brushed my teeth and without having breakfast I opened my laptop to start writing. But unfortunately the idea of what to write about just stopped and now am in the middle of struggling to put down my thoughts together and start writing. Knowing the type of person I’m and how zealous I’m to do something extraordinary, something unusual and yet special to help the people in anyway I can. So I started brainstorming on what I could write about at this particular moment, as I continue pondering it clicked to me the topics of SELFISH/GREEDY folks online that are usually the MAIN victims of scammers.
Talking from experience, %90 of scam victims are greedy and selfish, this what made it easier to fall a victim and get scammed. For example, my own simple method of scamming is acting decent and innocent, generous, and of-course act REAL which is the first level/step in scam. If you don’t appear REAL nobody will fall a victim of your scam because the victims are not dumb or fools. Most of them are just Selfish and perhaps Greedy.. Selfishness is: (of a person, action, or motive) lacking consideration for others; concerned chiefly with one’s own personal profit or pleasure. And while Greedy is: having or showing an intense and selfish desire for something, especially wealth or power.
When I open my dictionary to check the meaning of selfish and greediness I totally agree with the definition.
Like I said initially most of the victims are Selfish, which is the reason why they are able to be manipulated. I will continue to use myself as example being a formal professional scammers, noted before I illustrate my example notice the watch word “professional scammer”. The reason why I said I was a professional scammer is simply because they are lots of new scammers out there and don’t be surprise because some of them are actually Americans, Europeans and Asians but the new scammers I’m actually referring to are the Nigerians folks who just started scamming. But before I talked about my scamming method and how I manage to manipulate my victims. I want you to know that we scammers from Africa, we started scamming in other to beat poverty, isn’t as if we have something else to do and we chose to become a scammer. We actually have nothing to do to make money after graduating from High School/College/University and is due to bad influence and involvement of the Europeans/America in our political sector. If you doubt me, you can find this book and read if you haven’t come across it yet. “How Europe Underdeveloped Africa”. The Author is “Walter Rodney”. Its informational, educational and interesting books which I will advice you to grab a copy. If happens Walter Rodney get to read this post, I think I deserve some cash for the free advert, lol…..
Having said that, the scamming method I’m a professional in is the common romance online dating relationship, some people call it “Catfish”. I think most of people know how this particular scam works, and for those that don’t know allow me to explain the scamming method. On the Internet, a “catfish” is a person who creates fake personal profiles on social media sites especially on dating site like Perfectmatch, Tagged, AmericaSingles, Match, Meetme, Eharmony etc, using someone else’s pictures and false biographical information to pretend to be someone other than themselves. These “catfish” usually intend to trick an unsuspecting person or persons into falling in love with them, and after falling in Love then we start telling different types of lies just to collect money. The term “catfish” is derived from the title of the previously-mentioned 2010 documentary, in which filmmaker Schulman discovers that the woman with whom he’d been carrying on an online relationship had not been honest in describing herself. I hope you understand what catfish is all about.
Now my example and reason why I labelled most of the scam victims as Selfish and Greedy.
The picture of the girl am using to “catfish” is a Model and mixed Asian lady. Beautiful and young lady still in her Twenties. Imagine such a pretty lady will approach any Man randomly at any dating site, and sometimes some of the Men approach the lady first by starting communication, as you know being a scammer there’s nothing I’m interested in apart from money, because when I have money I can buy whatever I need.
After communication for awhile and successfully making him to fall in Love with me, the next stage is telling different types stories in other to get money. Imagine how can a girl in her Twenties be interested in an elderly Man in his Fifties and claim to Love him wholeheartedly and the Man will believe? If am not wrong I guess if at all any girl in her Twenties want’s to date someone older I believe someone in his Forties is still okay. Whereas in real life if any girl in her Twenties will date a guy in his Forties that means she really have grate interest in him or his wealth, if not girls in their Twenties will prefer to date guys in his Thirties. But because of Selfishness the men will believe such a lady that he met online and fall in Love with her genuinely. Please correct me if am wrong, because I believe if not for Selfishness and perhaps %5 of stupidity how can a Man in his Fifties be after a girl that his old enough to be her father?
Having said that… Remember I said Nigerians are not the only scammers out there, but no doubt we are the majority. There are some Americans citizen that those scam that I know, and so as Europeans and Asians. Way back when I first started scamming then, I started with fake/counterfeit checks. This is another different scam entirely and it works in different method. This scam is easy, fast and within 2-3 days the whole scam is already performed.. Example how the scam is done.. We contact any sellers online that place advert for their items as for sale. As you are reading this just think about anything sell-able online that will involve shipping agent to handle the delivery to the buyer, like Cars, Bikes, or Boats even animals like Dogs, Cat, Horse this are part of what will buy online..
Luckily if the sellers reply and said the items is still available for sale, then we will proceed with the scam by offering to make full payment upfront via checks for the items about to be purchase, and if the seller accept checks like most sellers will agree, then we will send them over payment fake/counterfeit checks. And the excess funds on the checks payment will be instructed to be transfer to the shipping agent that is coming to pick up the items purchased. After few days the bank will later hold the sellers responsible for presenting fake/counterfeit checks to the banks. I think that explain how the scam works, because I have to cut the long story short so that I can go ahead to explain my reason why I said Nigerians are not the only scammers online/offline.
And when the police start their investigation I think the important question the cops would ask is how does the fake/fraudulent checks get to whoever presented it at the bank. Or do you think guys in Africa will be able to send checks to America/Europe and the stamp on the envelop will be the country post service stamp? That means there’s someone working for us in America/Europe. We have a lots of Americans/Europeans first class citizen that we will send loads of fake/counterfeit checks to and they will be the one to dispatch them to the scam victims addresses and they get their %10 share from each checks that got paid. And of-course some of the checks don’t clear at the bank and some do. So it’s a %50-%50 chances.
And here in Southeast Asia, Malaysia and Singapore precisely, but here in Malaysia that am living presently, I know some group of girls that are scammers and they scam their Malaysian/Singaporean local people, I don’t speak the local Bahasa Melayu language, it’s the girls that talk and they are the ones that will also chat with the scam victims online. But those girls most of them learn scamming from their Nigerians boyfriend, just as we Nigerians influence the Americans and Europeans to dispatch checks and also teach them lies to tell the police when they get caught, so that they can avoid jail times. I hope I made this point clear on the statement I made that Nigerians are not the only scammers online/offline.
Remember I stated initially that I was a professional scammers, and due to my experience in the game. I knew there’s consequence in getting caught by police or any Government Official so therefore, I do everything without traces or chances of getting caught. As a professional scammer is important to play safe, which is why we scammers from Nigeria our code word is “Watch & Shadow” meaning BE ALERT or WATCHFUL. The easiest way to be traced by the police is either phone number, WiFi IP address and the money transfer receiver details.
My 3 Tips on how I avoid being caught by the police.
1: How I bought my sim card for doing my scam job. I tell the same scam victim to buy me a sim card and send to the secure mailing address, because if I use my own ID to purchase a sim card and I use it for scam work it will be easier for the police to trace me. But some scammers that just started working and without getting full orientation from professional like me or my other colleagues will buy a sim card with their ID and this how some of them get caught.
2: I change my VPN when attaching pictures/documents to my clients.
3: I don’t use my ID to receive western union, moneygram, paypal or any other money transfer.
So here is what I’m gonna be sharing with you guys today from my years experience in scamming and of-course from some article online I was able to gather some helpful information for my research. So before I come to my conclusion on reason why people get scammed I want to make it clear that, I have done my research and it’s a fact that everyone that get scammed is due to %95 selfishness and little bit foolishness. it’s very narrow chance to get someone that is selfless scam, because they are probably not interested or just being neutral.
Every day, Americans, Europeans and Asians consumers receive offers that just sound too good to be true. In the past, these offers came through the mail, email, dating site or by telephone. Now the con artists and swindlers have found a new avenue to pitch their frauds — the social medial like Instantgram, Twitter, MySpace, Snapchat, Facebook, etc. The on-line scams know no national borders or boundaries; they respect no investigative jurisdictions. But, as with all scammers, we have one objective — to depart you from your money!
An interesting point about fraud is that it is a crime in which you decide on whether to participate or not. Hanging up the phone or not responding to shady mailings or emails makes it difficult for the scammer to commit fraud. But con artists are very persuasive, using all types of excuses, explanations, and offers to lead you — and your money — away from common sense.
This article was written just to equip you with necessary information about scam so you don’t fall victim to these Internet scam artists. Education, good judgement, and a healthy dose of skepticism are the best defences against becoming a victim but you also need to be extremely careful and wise up. Remember, if it looks too good to be true, it’s not probably a scam attempt, it’s a scam!
In future I’m not just gonna be telling you how to keep you informed and protected about scam, I will also be sharing with you the other side about scammers lifestyle, mentality, society, background and family. So stay tuned and watch out for my Ebook coming out!.
Thanks for reading this far… Remain blessed.