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This is a scam which looks like a normal advance
fee fraud, so promises of huge wealth if you can
front up some cash to pay lawyers, customs
officials, etc. However, the scam email would end
with something like "Help! I'm being held captive by
this gang of advance fee fraudsters! I have to
out all these scam emails. I'm given no
pay and beaten every day - help me to escape!".
There would then be an email address purportedly
belonging to this victim. If you contact this you are
asked to send money to help the 'victim' escape,
and this, of course, is the scam.
||INFINITE nested scams. It's just scams all the way down.
||No, I'll go one better...
||SCAMS AS CURRENCY! Crazy people say fiat currency is a
scam. What would be even crazier is using infinitely-
nested scams as a medium of exchange. Essentially, re-
name a cryptocurrency such as Bitcoin such that each
character in the hash designates a unique scam that
takes the overall scam one level deeper.
||Now let's get REAL WEIRD...
||Print money for yourself by scamming yourself. Do what
benefits yourself, but tell yourself whatever you need to
believe to feel good about it.
||^ You work for the government, don't you.
||Isn't this how those fake virus warnings work?