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Scammer Pretends To Be Man's Neighbor, Man Wastes Scammer's Time

We're all busy enough with life as it is, without having to deal with scammers trying to waste our time and take our hard earned money. So, sometimes when folks cross paths with a scammer, they decide to turn the tables, and waste some of the scammers' time as well. This guy certainly handled the situation beautifully. For another great scammer story check out the time that a guy prescribed a scammer a dose of his own medicine

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MLM Hun Gets the Facts, Won't Accept Them

Scams are still abundant in this day and age, and one really popular system designed to separate well-meaning people and their money are massive pyramid scheme-like multi-level marketing operations. What makes them hard to deal with is that they're not the traditional kind of scammer that you can just mess with. They suck people in with promises of being your own boss and giving bonuses for recruiting more people, all while siphoning money out of their own "employees" pockets. One big issue with this is that the convinced don't want to be unconvinced, so when given the facts about predatory companies, the duped people involved just double down. It also provides a lot of strange, interesting and frustrating interactions like these, where a near stranger at this person's gym wanted to tell them about a "new and exciting opportunity."

Person gives the facts to Multi-Level Marketing scammer, but they double down
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AskReddit Thread: Things People Say To Scammers Instead Of Hanging Up

Unfortunately, an inevitable reality of having a phone in this day and age is that it's only a matter of time until you end up fielding a call from a nonsense-spewing scammer who is by their very design going to waste some of your time, that they quite frankly don't deserve. Maybe you'll pack a few of these sentiments with you for the next time that you end up being caught up on the phone with a scammer. 

People describe the things they say to scammers instead of hanging up right away.
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Scammer Thinks They Have Foolproof Plan For Free Vacation, Pays For It In The End

When will the irritating scammers of this wild world ever learn that their scams are going to backfire on them at some point? This particular scammer thought they had some kind of airtight, foolproof plan for a free vacation, and oh boy were they wrong. We just love to see a scammer get their rightful comeuppance when it's all said and done! 

Scammer thinks they have foolproof plan for a free vacation, and they pay for it in the end. | r/TalesFromTheFrontDesk Join u/MrsRononDex 1y 1 2 Scammer thought she had foolproof plan free vacation But she paid end! Long will always remember this wanna-be scam artist working Corporate Guest Relations and received VERY long email guest about their stay at our Resort property Mexico. This very nice All- Inclusive Beachfront Resort. She put lot effort into email, which basically day-by-diary her
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Scammer "CEO" Gets Unknowingly Trolled

This "CEO" was found out pretty much from the get-go. Who signs their texts with "CEO" at the end of it, anyways? That was a bright enough red flag to bring the whole scamming attempt crashing down. From there, the trolling was smooth and well executed. Love the moment at the end when the scammer realizes they've been played for the fool all along. 

Scammer "CEO" unknowingly gets trolled and ends up wasting their time | Hi Paul conference right now, can't talk but let know if get my text CEO Hey Bruce got Let know free and l'l| make myself available
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The work of a real life hero right here. Nothing warms the spirits like seeing a scammer get their rightful comeuppance. For some more juicy content about a scammer being defeated, check out this scammer who thought they had a foolproof plan for a free vacation, and had to pay for it in the end

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Guy Prescribes Dose of Own Medicine to Scammer

If a scammer tries to get at your hard-earned money, you're justified in, nay obligated to, feed them a bunch of absurd lies and waste their afternoon with your goofdom. It's simply what's done. For some extra scammer drama, here are some influencers getting called out for their lobster scam as well as Scammy Tammy wasting a seller's time with her dumb scam.

scammer contacts guy and he wastes time
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Ridiculous "Cash Flipping" Scammer Gets Trolled

It should go without saying that if someone cold calls you and says they can increase your money tenfold, that crap is fake and they deserved to get messed with. For some more absurd displays of the human condition, here are influencers getting called out for their free lobster scam, as well as the story of an Aunt Karen's scam falling apart.

scammer getting trolled in messages | aliyah_officiall Active now Are interested making some extra cash Today 6:45 PM Yea Insured by State Farm Insurance am Certified Cash Promoter do is "flip money instance, if were interested and depending on much wanted flipped would flip 200 into $2,000 $400 into $4,000 or 500 into $5,000 If interested can flip as much money as want. This process flipping cash guarantees cash will be flipped 30 minutes All transfers are through cashapp,zelle or PayPal Could
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Persistent Scammer Foiled by IP Check

It's probably easier just to assume that literally any stranger trying to contact you for money is completely full of BS,  but this person went through the whole arduous process of trying to root out the truth, culminating in a link that made them realize the person was exactly as sketchy as they seemed. Sometimes people get more creative with scammers, like this person who trolled a scammer with made-up neighbor drama.

scammer found out by IP address | sake my daughter AA can be sure u gonna give back? Imma give back on Tuesday promise swear on my kid area do u live do she need Tavon replied do she need? She's not feeling good
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Just in case you're unfamiliar with Jim Browning's work, he's developed a widespread following for his mad tech skills and ultimate ability to confront scammers and call them out for their immoral tactics. In this particular video Browning confronts what might be one of the world's worst scammers to date. 

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Nothing quite manages to melt our hearts and lift our spirits like seeing someone use their mad tech skills to take a revenge on the irritating scammers of the world. This particular modern day hero managed to hack right into some scammers' CCTV's. Naturally, what ensues is nothing short of glorious. 

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Auntie Karen Offers Exposure As Payment, Gets Called Out, Scam Falls Apart

Aunt "Karen" (or Jay, but we thought Karen could be more fitting) came at this situation with all kinds of shady baggage and aggressive entitlement. This translated to her not being willing to pay family for their hard work on art pieces. On top of that, she was cleaning out credit cards, and racking up lavish expenses. In the end, Aunt Karen's greedy antics catch up with her. 

Aunt offers exposure as payment, gets called out, and her scam ends up falling apart | r/ProRevenge JOIN u/KindredCocaCola 2y My Aunt tried use don't need money giving experience and exposure some art did business She got called out, now her entire scam (and life) is unravelling and while don't like gloat can't help but snicker originally posted my question on O r/relationships on Monday so whole backstory please click on my profile but;
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Nothing quite warms our hearts like seeing someone expertly dodge a scam that otherwise preys upon the vulnerable and unsuspecting people in this world. 

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Guy Wastes Time of Predatory PS5 Scalper

Sold out PlayStation 5s have been a boon to predatory scalpers everywhere, who are able to buy the consoles, continue the cycle of scarcity and resell them for a stupidly high price. It's unclear who'd be willing to pay upwards of a thousand dollars for a new game console, but people are dumb, so it's probably worth a shot. This guy got the attention of a dude trying to sell a PS5 for 900 dollars with a straight face, and decided to inconvenience him. For more messing with scammers, here's a guy who used made up neighbor drama to troll a scammer.

Guy wastes a PlayStation 5 scalper's time | have gotten offers 850 and sold 3 piece 800 best can do Youssef If can do 850 l'll meet tomorrow and give s never been opened and have online ceipt still has sticker closes box If want 825 l'll give u if get two them can only do 850 if can meet grand rapids are really far and th lil easier. than u ould make my drive d be further
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Guy Gets Scammed For $600 Over Xbox, Humiliates Scammer

Don't go messing with Norwegians and their code of honor. Also, just don't be a scummy scammer like this dude. Apparently the scammer played the guy trying to buy an Xbox One for $600. Not cool! Fortunately, the revenge was successful and the scammer learned their lesson. 

Guy scams a buyer for $600 over an Xbox One, but ends up getting taken out by pro revenge | scammed 600 an xbox with games never showed up? Let's humiliate entire family and close friends see. About 3 months ago buying an xbox one x with like 10 games on on Finn.no which is Norwegian equivalent Craigslist Ebay contact seller and ask buy with tracked shipping pay up front because generally honor is pretty big thing Norway and stealing is very frowned upon, people usually follow up on sending with
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Obvious Scams Americans Have Been Conditioned To Accept

Nothing quite brings the blood to a boil like learning that you've been played by some manipulative, deceptive, straight up illegal scam. Unfortunately, the reality is that we share this world with many folks that are always proactively trying to pull a fast one on unsuspecting victims. The good news though is that you can read up on a thread like this, and hopefully break free from the vicious cycle of falling for scams that Americans have been conditioned to accept. Along a similar vein check out this woman's wonderful experience with the Icelandic healthcare system

Clear scams that Americans have been conditioned to accept as normal. | imnotyourbrahh 1d Charging $1 add cheese Reply 1.4k
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