This book a chronicle of the activities, tricks of internet scammers to serve as warnings and danger signals to would be victims of this costly cyber business. This book has successfully exposed the tricks behind scamming and the nefarious activities of those behind this multibillion dollar internet business deal.The author strikes an important note to victims and would be victims of cyber fraud. More
This book a chronicle of the activities, tricks of internet scammers to serve as warnings and danger signals to would be victims of this costly cyber business. Through the internet many people have become “hard currency” billionaires at the expense of numerous individuals and corporate bodies who have been tricked into huge financial loses no thanks to fake internet business transactions technically referred to as scamming. The scam guys or swindlers are ever ready with brand new ways of luring their unfortunate victims into believing their confidence tricks through fake cyber transactions. In the course of such fake transactions, various things have happened to various victims, ranging from heartbreak to kidnapping, psychological derangement, and even death. It is important that people be educated on internet scamming so that they get to know about this cankerworm that has invaded the cyber super high way. This is what this book has masterfully done. It has successfully exposed the tricks behind scamming and the nefarious activities of those behind this multibillion dollar internet business deal. The author strikes an important note to victims and would be victims of internet fraud by noting that scammers succeed by exploiting some basic manifestations of the human psyche, such as greed, honesty, dishonesty, compassion, vanity, irresponsibility, credulity, overconfidence, naiveté, etc. Depending on the nature and magnitude of the scam and the method or approach deployed by the cyber swindlers, scamming has been categorized as 419 fraud, the Spanish prisoner, bank scam, black money scam, Russian or Ukrainian scam, Nigerian scam, and so on. Giving a brief overview of scamming activities, the author notes that some scams are professionally organized, especially in the United Kingdom, Spain, Nigeria, Malaysia and other parts of the world, having offices with functional websites, e-mail addresses, telephone and fax numbers and a wide network of connections, sometimes even with government. This book is by no means a fabrication of my own imagination. These are supported by factual accounts of real life people from reputable websites, magazines, journals, individuals etc.