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Scamtacular glossary (member contribution welcome)

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Rev Moe Lester    509

If you see a word and don't know what it means in context it's probably on the short list below: Lad - Scammer Pet - Scammer (rarely used) 419 - Section in Nigerian law prohibiting advanced fee fraud. Used as short-hand, therefore, for advanced fee fraud Trophy - A form of media sent by a scammer (a photo, video, phone message etc.) COCK - Acronym for Church Of Curried Kippers *True name masked to prevent googling CUNT - Acronym for Church of the United New Testament Pidgin - Form of slang commonly used in Nigeria Mugu - Word of pidgin origin, meaning victim of scam Maga - Word of pidgin origin, meaning payment to scammer Bait - Email exchange between one of us and the scammer Feel free to add to this list or to ask what another word means

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Re: thescambaiter glossary (member contribution welcome) Here are a few of the terms that the scammers use and are used here. Some of the words and meanings are fluid so can be used with slightly different implications. Lads=Scammers Mugu=sucker or fool used by the lads to describe a victim, but turned around by us and used against them (we call them mugu's) Magga or Maga =victim Mugun=Yaruba slang for a silly person. Guyman= a name the lads like to call themselves, as though they are someone special: as in (I am good I am a guyman) W U =western union, a lads preferred way of receiving money as they can track the money by internet. Westy=Western union as above. Money gram, similar to WU above, another money transfer organisation. Joker= a new term used by the lads to describe people who bait them G mail joker same as above. Baiters or scambaiters=a group of people who waste the time and resources of the lads to decrease their effectiveness. Boi=boy 419 Scam = a type of scam, referring to the Nigerian law, That outlaws scamming :section 419. Oga= A boss! Chairman= A big boss. LADSPEAK. =A variety of words and languages used by the lads, like IGBO and pidgin. Bombing= ladspeak for spamming. Catcher=the lowest lad -the one who sends out all the e-mails and "catches" the victims and then passes them along up the line to his boss. Also known as a "Foot soldier" AYY or advanced yahoo, yahoo,= some lads who have either had technical training or are more IT savvy. Can also describe scammers who use JUJU or voodoo in their scams. JUJU and Vodun other names for types of Voodoo. Vlad=A scammer usually from the Ukraine or Russia. Many are part of criminal gangs. 'Oluwole' an area in Lagos where documents like passports, money orders, certificates, company letter-headed papers are creatively doctored. Asem=accidentally sent email. Asim=accidentally sent instant message. Op= original poster , usually the person who started the thread or post. Azza or AZA= bank account. EBE = cheque Yahoo Yahoo boys, Yahoo boi's , Yahoo boyz. All names for scammers as above.

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