6 Ridiculously Funny Scams People Admitted to Falling for

Scams may be as old as recallable memories, but the advent of the internet took them to all new levels.   And while some scams are not hard to spot, others are so unbelievable you might think they are unreal.

But they are, and real people like the members of one popular online community share how they became a target of funny scams.

Virus Alert Popup on Adult Site

Popups make for a seamless interactive website experience, but not for one user who almost got fleeced of his money by a fraudster pretending to offer help.

Imposter Behind Social Media Account Ever had a “friend” who never once asked you for money suddenly pop into your inbox with a request? It may help to confirm their identity before parting with your cash.

Pyramid Scheme MLM Fraud We used to think that scams were all shady and dark. Our assessment may be wrong as one user points Amyway's way, citing it as a pyramid scheme disguised as real business promising unlimited wealth.

Rental Scam on Craigslist According to many on the thread, Craigslist is home to millions of ads, but scammers now ply their trade through rental listings. One man's experience followed him getting a good rental deal on a property listing.

Black Friday Scam One user was saved by a security firewall of her credit card company after purchasing a 3D printer, laser engraver, and CNC for a Black Friday price on Facebook.

One user has, and this is how she explains it: “Tried to sell my engagement ring on Facebook marketplace. Instead, I mailed it to another state.

Pay on Delivery Scam

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