Nigerian Scam - Variants


See also: Internet fraud, List of email scams, and phishing

There are many variations on the most common stories, and also many variations on the way the scam works. Some of the more commonly seen variants involve employment scams, lottery scams, online sales and rentals, and romance scams. Many scams involve online sales, such as those advertised on websites such as Craigslist and eBay, or even with rental properties. It is important to keep in mind that it is beyond the scope of this article to list every single type of known advanced fee fraud or Nigerian 419 schemes. Rather, this covers some of the major types. For more examples, please browse through some of the appropriate external links found at the end of this article.

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