2011 FRAUD AWARDS!
We are sorry to announce the winners
of the InterFraud.org
20011 Fraud Awards.
The Scammers' favourite supplier of
The Scammers' favourite money transfer agencies:
The scammers' favourite supplier of fake UK telephone
* These are the so-called portable numbers - usually of the 070 variety - which the criminals use in their e-mails when they are pretending to be based in the UK. Calls to those numbers may be routed to any country of the scammer's choice.
The scammers' favourite regulatory authority:
Our 2011 Scammer Awards would not be complete without mention of the criminals' LEAST favourite institutions of 2011. Britain's BBC and some commercial channels were found to have devoted air time to warnings about Internet fraud. The scammers found this unhelpful. However, they expect even less proper TV journalism in 2012. As in ancient days, bread and circuses can be expected to divert attention from the scammers and the companies which profit from their work.
The lottery fraud, The money laundering fraud, Fraudsters haunting dating/matchmaking websites, The fake job offer fraud. The bank accounts they use. A report on the mail service providers. The fake loan offer fraud . Why am I getting so much fraud mail? One reason for this is that some service providers choose not to accept abuse reports, see The Bouncers. How Microsoft, Yahoo and others allow the fraud criminals to flourish. Why we need to attend to the Western Union problem.
A painful duty - Exposing
the British (and Irish) connection.
What happened to my money?
All 419 fraud victims should read this.