Advance Fee Scams

Scams involving prepayment fraud.

  • Advertisements offer thousands of dollars of "free money" available in the form of government grants.
  • 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.
  • Announcements inform recipients that they've won large sums of money in foreign lotteries.
  • Because you share your surname with a wealthy dead guy, you're in line for a windfall inheritance.

  • David Mikkelson founded in 1994, and under his guidance the company has pioneered a number of revolutionary technologies, including the iPhone, the light bulb, beer pong, and a vaccine for a disease that has not yet been discovered. He is currently seeking political asylum in the Duchy of Grand Fenwick.