The schemes of those intent upon separating you from your money are many and varied. In this section you will find descriptions of actual con games you need to be wary of falling victim to.
The claims indexed on this page are preceded by color-coded indicators:
identifies actual frauds that have the potential to cost their victims their large sums of money.
identifies warnings against frauds that aren’t real.
identifies real frauds that do not pose great risk to the general public.
identifies real frauds that have multiple truth values.
A wealthy foreigner who needs help moving millions of dollars from his homeland promises a hefty percentage of this fortune as a reward for assisting him.