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However, there is always some new excuse why the transfer can’t be made to the victim’s account without yet another fee being paid.In this way victims can be induced to part with hundreds or even thousands of dollars in the belief that giving just a little more will help secure a huge windfall.The scammer may try to talk you into buying unnecessary software or a service to ‘fix’ the computer, or they may ask you for your personal details and your bank or credit card details.The scammer may initially sound professional and knowledgeable—however they will be very persistent and may become abusive if you don't do what they ask.IMMEDIATELY report Support Team if you come accross someone who sounds like a Nigerian Scammer – we remove these profiles right away and block access to the site…Back to Top If a buyer promises a cashiers check/money order/Western Union that overpays you, and then requests that you wire the difference to them after keeping some for yourself, beware!

They may mention problems with your internet connection or your phone line and say this has affected your computer's recent performance.

If you receive a reply/message from someone in Africa/Nigeria/Abidjan who claims to have millions of dollars from a dead husband/father/brother and wants you to help get the money out of their country – it just sounds too good to be true!

This is commonly known as the Nigerian 419 scam, and is named after the corresponding penal code of Nigeria.

For a small fee, an escrow service holds the payment, forwarding it to the seller only when the buyer has received the goods in working order.

An escrow service will also act as a mediator in times of dispute.

The scammer will phone you and pretend to be a staff member from a large telecommunications or computer company, such as Telstra, the NBN or Microsoft.