7. How do the scammers find victims?

  • They scan newspapers and online advertisements looking for people who have listed items for sale or places to rent.
  • They check postings from online job sites or place an ad soliciting contact information.
  • They meet people through social networking sites, chatrooms, and other places on the ‘Net.
  • They make phone calls and send faxes, emails or letters to people randomly, knowing that some will take the bait.
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> Love Losses
> Overpayments
> Rental Schemes
> Sudden Riches
> Work-at-Home