1. Why is it sometimes called the Nigerian 419 scam? Answer 2. Are scammers criminals? Yes. 3. Why doesn't someone just arrest these criminals? Answer 4. If someone gets scammed they are just greedy and deserve it, don't they? Answer 5. I know it's a scam mail, should I respond to it? Answer. 6. Are all Nigerians scammers? No. 7. If I send money to a scammer, aren't I helping the local economy? Answer. 8. How did the scammer get my email address anyway? Answer. 9. Why is the scammer targeting me? Answer 10. I wrote the scammers but I was just playing with them. Not a problem! Answer. 11. I sent money. Can I get it back? Can you help me get it back? Answer. 12. The scammer sent me an attachment. Should I open it? Answer. 13. Are you guys the police? No. Read more. 14. OK, so who are you guys then, anyway? Answer. 15. Could a scammer join AFI? Answer. 16. The scammer sent a phone number. Could you find the scammer? Answer. 17. Is my personal information safe here? Answer. 18. I received an email warning me and directing me to this site. Read more. 19. How did you find me? How did you get my email? Answer. 20. Do you have an office? Answer. 21. How can I help? Answer 22. Can I have your phone number? Answer 23. I would like you to help me get a passport or visa. Answer. 24. I would like to apply for a loan. What is your loan process? Answer. 23. I would like you to help me get a job. Answer.