Almost as soon as e-mail became widely used, it began to be used to fraud people via e-mail fraud. E-mail fraud can take the form of a”con game” or scam.
Confidence tricks tend to exploit the inherent greed and dishonesty of their victims: the prospect of a ‘bargain’ or ‘something for nothing’ can be very tempting. E-mail fraud, as with other ‘bunco schemes’ relies on naive individuals who put their confidence in get-rich-quick schemes such as ‘too good to be true’ investments or offers to sell popular items at ‘impossibly low’ prices. Many people have lost their life savings due to fraud.
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