How do Nigerian Scammers contact victims?

Is there a way to catch scammers before they scam you like Nigerian Scammers? By you now you should be aware of Nigerian scammers, if not you are way behind the current trend and outrageous news around the web and on televisions. Nigerian scammers are people from Nigerian in Africa, although some livein foreign countries like UK and United States. These people find your email or sometimes guesses it randomly and sends you a mail asking you to help them and in return they will give you a huge amount of money. Don't fall out for these innocent looking people, they will make you their next victim. They only want your cash money.

The typical story of a Nigerian scammer goes like this - they have access to a lot of money (often in US dollar) but for some reason they can't touch it. That's where they want your help to get the money out of bank or government. Of course, that's a lie and they want to fool out of you. What usually happens is that in between the fake process of getting the money out of the bank or wherever the money is residing, they would say that they need a thousand dollar or so because of emergency situation right now. That's where you get scammed by giving them the money. Once their desire is fulfilled and gained a lump some of money from you, they will never contact you.

Here is an example of an email of a con or scam artists: Dear Partner, I was reading through a web page and found your profile interesting while searching for a possible partner following an opportunity that will be of immense benefit to both of us, if pursued to its logical conclusion. Although, I do not know you in person but I do maintain my late father's-philosophy that business are people and contacts. Business is always based on trust and open mindedness, and it is on this note that I act. I am Lim Yew Khin a personal consultant to Thaksin Shinawatra, The Richest man and Ousted Prime Minister of Thailand and owner Manchester City football club as well as former owner of the following companies: Shin Satellite, a Subsidiary of Shin Corp Shinawatra Computer and Communications SOURCE OF FUNDS: I have a profiling amount in an excess of US$11.5M, which I seek your Partnership in accommodating for me. You will be rewarded with 30% of the total sum for your partnership.

Can you be my partner on this? INTRODUCTION OF MY SELF As a personal consultant to him, authority was handed over to me in transfer of money from a business deal with my boss Thaksin Shinawatra. Already the funds have left the shore of Thailand to a European private Bank where the final crediting is expected to be carried out. While I was on the process, My Boss got ousted in a military coup by General Surayud Chulnanont. You can catch more of the story on this website: ...(not shown here) YOUR ROLE: All I need from you is to stand as the beneficiary of the above quoted Sum and I will re-profile the funds with your Name, which will enable The European bank transfer the sum to you. I have decided to use this Sum to relocate to American Continent and never to be connected to any of Thaksin Shinawatra.Conglomerates as my boss is now on the run and has been declared wanted by the military government. As Soon as I confirm your readiness to conclude the transaction with me, I will provide you with the details. NOTE; My private email (somethign somethign email account id) more details of the logistics and modalities of realizing this transaction shall be discussed with you upon the receipt of your detailed information/credibility. Thank you very much. Kind Regards, A FAKE NAME

Now a days they are scamming ebay sellers and buyers. These scammers from Nigeria know they are not going to get caught so they roam in ebay website to scam innocent people who trust and do business with people who are living far away in Nigeria Africa. Here is a tip for how not to get scammed by a Nigerian Scammer - never deal with them. Whenever you suspect something fishy, more than likely there is something wrong. Do business with people who live within the United States. Because people living within the United States can't easily scam you for their address is pretty straightforward and ebay or paypal keeps a good record of them. Never ever do any online business with them, be wary and cautious. They are lingering on the web and their internet enhanced computer is there only to earn them the cash and leave your bank account with no money.