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A Friend In Need Scam

This is one of the most popular type of internet scams. In this the scammers will log on to your personal accounts and will send emails to your friends asking for some good amount of cash stating that you are in need of money as you have been looted their so do not even have money for coming back and will also mention that all telephone lines are jammed here so they cannot talk over the phone also.


  1. Do not send the money
  2. If they are really in need of it they will contact you somehow
  3. Try to contact the friend
  4. Enquire from her relatives or parents

Are you victim of A friend in need scam then report complaints at,

  1. Report scam to United States government-you could file a complaint about scam or other crime here.
  2. Contact the law enforcement officials at the local and state level ( i.e. your local and state police departments).
  3. And you can also contact law enforcement officials in the perpetrator's town & state.
  4. Else file a complaint with the transporter USPS, UPS, Fed-Ex, etc.