Nigerian Scam - How Nigeria Scammers Operate And How To Beat Them
How do you ensure you don't become another statistics in the huge database of people who have fallen prey to scammers?Let's review how scam artist operate and how you can avoid been one of their victims.
Nigerian scammers and, indeed scammers everywhere in the world, take advantage of the inherent human tendency to sow little and reap huge - the desire to invest little and earn huge. The desire to earn much more than you invest is not necessarily a bad thing. The very essence of investing is to grow your capital.
For example, a scammer may promise his victim that if he invest $20,000 USD he will get an oil block somewhere in the Niger Delta that will pay him $2 billion USD in one year.
Small investment huge profit - that is what scammers use to capture the interest of potential victims. Below are a few other techniques scam artist use to get and hold the attention of potential victims and eventually scam them.
3. A message to potential victims that a friend or relative have left behind a huge sum for them in an account in a foreign country
4. A message to potential victims that a close relative is seriously sick and needs a certain amount of money for urgent medical attention
Con men take advantage of the potential victim's greed, weakness, or ignorance and use this information to the detriment of potential victims.
If something looks too good to be true, it may just be a scammer at work. So, don't fall for it in a hurry.
Investigate what is being promised and how realistic it seems. And . . . don't be greedy for dishonest gain. If someone promises to share stolen money with you, that person is a thief. And, honestly, you shouldn't be doing business with a thief no matter how juicy it sounds. He has stolen from his government and now wants to steal from you.
Be wary of scammers. And decide from today to be honest and get involved with only honest and transparent transactions. That is the best way to beat scammers.
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