A Nigerian prince wants to give you money? It’s a scam

Avoid getting scammed by a Nigerian or 419 scam.

Nigerian scams involve large sums of money – all of it yours.

Do you have an email address? If so, then you have likely heard of the Nigerian prince scam circulating throughout the internet. Clever con artists use cookies and other tracking methods to gain access to your email and send you fraudulent claims requesting money. If you don’t want to be scammed, learn how the scam works and how a private eye can help you avoid getting involved with such a scam.

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Spot and avoid pyramid schemes – don’t get scammed!

Don't get scammed by a pyramid scheme.

Unlike the real thing, a pyramid scheme has no solid foundation.

Since the advent of the internet, con artists have been scamming honest and hard-working individuals. The enticement of wealth for only a little bit of work is enough to get anyone interested. But well-informed individuals are less likely to fall for these schemes.

One of the types of scams around on the internet is the pyramid scheme. Let’s discuss what a pyramid scheme is, how to spot one, and the difference between scams and legitimate multilevel marketing.

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Using a professional private eye can save you legal trouble

Save yourself trouble, hire a professional investigator.

Just like every country, Australia requires private investigation agents to obey the law. In fictional movies and books, private eyes often ‘bend’ the law to get the information or evidence they are looking for. In real life, this could result in the arrest of an investigator and / or the elimination of any evidence he gathered while breaking the law. For this reason, investigators are careful to follow the law and avoid putting themselves or evidence at risk.

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Our Melbourne private investigators are fully trained and licensed

Our private investigators in Melbourne are fully trained and certified.

As with most other professions, private investigators must be trained to carry out the job properly. Qualification involves extensive theoretical and practical training, as well as book study to understand the legal system behind the job. This aspect of the private investigation business is not always the most exciting, but it is crucial to the success of any investigation agent.

The private eyes at Melbourne Investigations are fully trained and certified in Australia, so that they can work efficiently and produce real results for their clients.

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