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Features of-scam

  1. 1. Nigerian Scam Features Caroline,USA<br />
  2. 2. Overview<br />
  3. 3. Nigerian Scam Features:<br />The Internet has not only brought about the development in communications and commerce and all other facts of human endeavors, but it has also provided a platform for criminals to take advantage of unsuspecting members of the public using a faster and cheaper means of communicating to the targeted victim.<br />
  4. 4. Types Of Scam:<br />Email Scam<br />Advance Fee Scam<br />Bank Scam<br />Dating Scam<br />Phone Scam<br />
  5. 5. Email Scam:<br />scam email is mainly the sender requests help in facilitating the transfer of a large amount of money, generally in the form of an email and they offers a commission, usually in the range of several million dollars. <br />Once the money is sent to the nigerianspam (scammers), they try to get more money with claims of continued problems with the transfer.<br />
  6. 6. Advance Fee Scam:<br />An advance fee is a confidential trick used by the Nigerian scammers to either pay for some legal fees, transfer fees or bribe government or bank officials.<br />
  7. 7. Bank Scam:<br />The scam baiters requested bank details and personal documents of the victim. <br />There are two main categories when it comes to bank fraud such as inside and outside bank fraud .But there are countless ways that the crime can occur.<br />
  8. 8. Dating Scam:<br />It allows members to establish online relationships. Frequently, these online friendships blossom into genuine long-term relationships. <br />The people around the world have been sending funds to Internet fraudsters posing as would-be girlfriends or boyfriends.<br />
  9. 9. Phone Scam:<br />Telephone scam is the one of the most widely scam in the world. They target each and everyone to try to deceive people out of money. <br />They may call a person and entail that they work for a company or they place ads to convince a people to call them.<br />
  10. 10. New tricks of Nigerian Scammers :<br />Collecting names and email addresses- Leaving messages on obituary site guestbook’s, contacting them with asking for money.<br />Hacking Face book accounts- sending messages to all listed friends claiming the account vendor is in trouble and requesting for cash to be wired for their rescue.<br />Offering to buy an Internet Domain name- Requesting you to visit their site, where you need to pay to have it esteemed.<br />Sending flattering messages to article and bloggers authors- By means of online and in print, an easy way to found a friendship which results in a cash-call attach to a tale of misery.<br />
  11. 11. Scam Awareness<br />
  12. 12. Scam Awareness Tips :<br />Don't share account information <br />Create secure password<br />Censored passwords aren't real<br />Don't sell accounts<br />Don't believe claims by means of other forms of e-mail<br />Don't exploit game helpers<br />Don’t believe Premium rate numbers start with 090<br />
  13. 13. Scam Awareness Related Books:<br />The Fraud Identification Handbook<br />You Can’t Cheat an Honest Man<br />Corporate Fraud Handbook<br />Forensic Investigate Accounting<br />
  14. 14. The Fraud Identification Handbook:<br />Title: The Fraud Identification Handbook<br />Author: George B.Allen<br />Publication Date: May 01, 1998<br />Description: To teach individuals, law enforcement and other professionals as well as the persons in ongoing education curriculum to recognize the common fraud scheme. <br />
  15. 15. You Can’t Cheat an Honest Man:<br />Title: You Can’t Cheat an Honest Man<br />Author: James Walsh <br />Publication Date: Feb, 1998 <br />Description: It describes why Ponzi schemes and frauds are blooming today. It also examines why over 100,000 Americans are suckered into the schemes every year. <br />
  16. 16. Corporate Fraud Handbook:<br />Title: Corporate Fraud Handbook<br />Author: Joseph T.Wells<br />Publication Date: April 20, 2007 <br />Description: It starts with an historical and research approach about scams like occupational fraud, asset misappropriation and corruption. <br />
  17. 17. Forensic Investigate Accounting:<br />Title: Forensic Investigate Accounting<br />Author: Professor D. Larry Crumbley, Professor Lester E. Heitger, and Professor G. Stevenson Smith <br />Publication Date: Oct, 2007 <br />Description: It brings an up to date with the latest cybercrime activity. <br />