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 Post subject: What a person could legally do to protect themselves?
PostPosted: Mon Oct 29, 2012 3:03 am 
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I have recently fallen victim to an online scammer. I performed a service for someone who paid me through email money transfer. I thought this was safe because I didn't have to give the person any of my banking information.


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 Post subject: Re: What a person could legally do to protect themselves?
PostPosted: Sat Nov 03, 2012 2:28 pm 
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Education and research is the best key to protecting yourself from scams. I am sorry to hear that you fell victim to this scam.

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 Post subject: Re: What a person could legally do to protect themselves?
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Don't feel bad dear. It could have been much worse. I was cheated out of $280,000. Sometimes in life we have to learn a lesson or two the hard way.

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 Post subject: Re: What a person could legally do to protect themselves?
PostPosted: Sun Feb 10, 2013 4:48 am 
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Legally there isn't much you can do. (unless it's a local scammer which usually isn't the case.) -- Education is best. When you learn about scams and how they work, you will be able to tell the difference almost instantly.

Also, did you know that 95% of 'Work at home' jobs are scams?


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