- Auction Fraud
- Phishing Scams
- Nigerian 419 Letter
- Postal Forwarding/Reshipping Scam
- "Congratulations, You’ve Won an Xbox (news – web sites) (IPod, plasma TV, etc.)"
Dan Tynan has elegantly outlined each of these job opportunities with The setup, What actually happens, The risk, and The question you’ve gotta ask yourself.
Award-winning journalist Dan Tynan has written about Internet scams and scammers for more than a decade. He’s the author of PC World’s Gadget Freak column and the upcoming book, Privacy Annoyances (O’Reilly Media, 2005). He has never come to the rescue of a deposed African bureaucrat.