The World’s Oldest Financial Scam (And How To Avoid It)

Written by Lisa Meyer on March 3rd, 2017

The World’s Oldest Financial Scam (And How To Avoid It)

It’s the oldest financial scam in history!

Does this sound familiar…

The Nigerian Prince who has a large sum of wealth “trapped” overseas just needs your help to release it.

The result?

Well, we all know this one by now: You get fleeced!

But this type of fraud, known as advance fee fraud, has been doing the rounds for centuries (under many different guises).

And while you might be incredibly familiar with the Nigerian Prince example, there are a few you might not know!

That’s why I wanted to share this with you today, because Billions (yes Billions!) of dollars still gets stolen because of this scam every year.

Let’s take a closer look…

 

The World’s Oldest & Deadliest Financial Scam

 

The World’s Oldest & Deadliest Financial Scam

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