And we’ve had our first spam comment. I’ve disabled all options to leave comments on the blog, as this is for information only.
We’ve always said that we will not help anyone who knowingly continued talking to a scammer when they found out they were underage. That stand hasn’t changed, and never will do. I bring this up because of a tactic used by some scammers, where they threaten to tell everyone that the person was on cam […]
Taken from http://www.scamsurvivors.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=20&t=27124 Chasing blackmailers on chat sites and messing with them is the wrong thing to do for many reasons. 1. It exposes a recent victim to more trouble, if they do it. And the person doing it can hurt a recent poster or unknown victim. 2. It educates the scammers to be better at […]
Less than 24 hours and I’ve already managed to break the blog. I’m blaming it on an errant plugin. It’s all fixed now anyway, and the links to the posts work again.
This week we updated the “Am I dealing with a scammer?” quiz to give it a new look. You can see it at http://www.scamsurvivors.com/quiz/quiz.html#/
If you’re single and looking for love, you may decide to go online. Beware, as scammers are everywhere, looking for victims to fleece. Here’s some ways to spot if that cutie is real or a scammer: Does the name have “4real”, “2luv” or something similar? That’s very typical for the West African scammers. Are the […]
Our forum was created in April of 2012. To date we have 61,945 posts, 24,394 topics, 3,955 members and 3,390 blackmail submission forms. Our core group of volunteer staff consists of just 5 members with a combined experience in dealing with scammers of over 25 years.
We’ve decided to add a blog to the site in order to keep you updated with any news or important information about our site, and to just make some general posts about scammers, how they work and what to do if you were scammed. Keep watching this space.