The "Nigerian Prince" scam has become a joke, but that same kind of "Advance Fee Scheme" is still stealing millions of dollars from consumers every year. If you are asked to pay a fee in advance to collect a larges sum of money or something of great value, it's probably a fraud.
To find out more, follow the "Advance Fee Schemes" link below.
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