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What is The Nigerian Scam – 419 Fraud

Do you often receive emails regarding check cashing, lottery scam, charity scams, fraud recovery scams or something else. These are called The Nigerian Scam or 419 Fraud. For example you might receive an email promising for big profits in exchange for help moving large sums of money out of their country or you will receive emails stating that the you have inherited a vast fortune, but will need to supply banking account details, or to send payment for fees, before the inheritance can be passed on to you. In the end, there won’t be any profits for you, and the scammer will vanish with your hard earned money.

BBB Warns About iPhone Scams

Better Business Bureau has more advice to avoid getting ripped off when it comes to the latest technology like iphone

  • Buy only the electronic device at an authorized store
  • Never wire money as payment for a iPhone online
  • Don’t trust hackers who have found ways to use software not authorized by apple
  • Use the “Apps Store” in iTunes