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Scam is a slang term for a fraud or confidence trick.
    
Phishing is one of the largest Internet related scams. Other scams include advanced fee frauds such as fake lotteries and 419 scams - where individuals are sent notification that they have either won money or Will obtain a percentage of a large amount of money belonging to a dead or missing individual sharing the same name. Individuals are tricked in to paying large sums of money to help facilitate the transfer of funds. The term 419 is derived from the number in the Nigerian Penal Code corresponding to this type of fraud.
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