Here at Scamadviser we like to see the latest and greatest from the wider community. Youtube is a great source of both the funny, serious and downright crazy examples of scams (and related content)
Here’s a rundown of our top 10 videos:
1. James Veitch’s adventures with scammers
This English Comedian has made it his mission to present scams in a humourous and entertaining way. This includes two TED talks and a series on Mashable entitled ‘Scamalot’. Below you’ll find those TED talks, as well as a selection from Scamalot:
Ted Talk 1: This is what happens when you reply to spam email | James Veitch
Ted Talk 2: More adventures in replying to spam | James Veitch
Princess | Scamalot
Mary Gary | Scamalot
Numbers Game | Scamalot
2. ABC News: Meet the scammers breaking hearts and stealing billions online
"Four Corners takes you inside the world of online scamming, as reporter Sean Rubinsztein-Dunlop meets teenagers running romance scams out of internet cafes in West Africa and tracks global crime rings involved in drug trafficking and money laundering."
3: Mathhew Santoro: 10 Online Scams You Might Get Fooled By!
[Timestamps for each scam]
#1 is the Apple offer scam. (00:37)
#2 is the long lost relative scam. (01:52)
#3 is the online pharmacy scam. (02:49)
#4 is the fake gift card scam. (03:41)
#5 is the lottery scam. (04:43)
#6 is the iTunes, Paypal, or Netflix scam. (05:23)
#7 is the job offer scam. (06:30)
#8 is the catfish scam. (07:18)
#9 are fake virus scams. (08:12)
#10 is the greeting card scam. (09:06)
4: Consumer Affairs Victoria
"Watch Jan's devastating account of how her first time online romance experience turned out to be a scam which cost her more than $260,000."
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