Hilarious gallery shows the least sophisticated scams
Nice try! Hilarious messages from scammers that won’t fool anyone – including a DM from ‘Cristiano Ronaldo’ and a ‘diplomatic agent’ with a box of cash
- Unfortunately fraudsters have grown more sophisticated at sending scams
- But these images prove that some are thankfully still less than skilled at shams
- Health and Wellness News rounded up forged messages from around the world
Fraudsters have grown increasingly sophisticated at sending scam emails and texts – but others are still less than skilled at shams and their attempts will just leave you howling with laughter.
Health and Wellness News rounded up a selection of forged correspondence trying to appear official to scam people that have gone viral on social media – and it will make you wonder who the creators thought they were fooling.
From glaring spelling errors to repetitive text messages, it’s no wonder potential victims from around the world thwarted the scammers’ attempts.
Here, FEMAIL reveals some of the funniest examples…
This person wasn’t fooled by a scammer after they spelt Los Angeles wrong and simply asked: ‘Just tell me what the scam is’, to which they replied: £2,000
This scammer got their facts wrong when they claimed it was Walmart’s 40th birthday in a text message to try and get the receiver’s personal details
Another text conversation (pictured) sees an unprofessional ‘diplomatic agent’ ‘lose’ all their client’s info
One person realised they’d encountered a fake dating profile when text messages started to be repeated
Double the price, double the risk! An individual selling a phone was promised more than their asking price if they sent their bank details
When a scare tactic didn’t work, this scammer tried again with a reward… and used the same number to send the messages
Another individual received an amusing message on Instagram from a fraudster pretending to be footballer Cristiano Ronaldo
A person seemingly selling a fake flat in Vancouver forgot to edit out the IKEA signs in the photograph they used (pictured left)
This person wasn’t fooling anyone after asking the email receiver to ‘please verification your billing information’
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