- 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. Foreign Lottery Scam
- Announcements inform recipients that they've won large sums of money in foreign lotteries. Secret Shopper Scam
- Advertisers seek applicants for paid positions as 'secret' or 'mystery' shoppers. Work-at-Home Scam
- Advertisers offer kits that enable home workers to make money posting links on the Internet. Family Member in Distress Scam
- Scammers impersonate distressed family members in desperate need of money.