What Are Medical Scams?

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What Are Medical Scams?

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Medical scams are scams having to do with the medical industry. The generally propose the buying and selling of medical products, equipment and/or pharmaceutical supplies, chemicals, medicines and medicinal herbs. Many medical scams also involve non-delivery purchase scams. Click here to read more about non-delivery purchase scams.

Other types of medical scams may ask for money for an emergency surgery or medical care or offer to pay money for someone who wants to sell a kidney.

This is a type of scam known as Advance-Fee Fraud. Advance-Fee Fraud is best described as an offer of money, merchandise, services, employment, or even romance, but where the victim is asked to pay a fee in advance to obtain whatever is being promised to them by the scammer. The main scam strategy of all advance-fee fraud scams is to try to persuade the victim to send money, and then continue to send more money to the scammer, as many times as possible, until the victim eventually runs out of money and/or goes into debt as a result of losses from the scam. And in the end, the victim never receives any of what is being promised by the scammer.

Please click here to read more about the psychological techniques used to deceive people with Advance-Fee Fraud scams. The following article on Wikipedia also explains more about Advance-Fee Scams in general: Wikipedia Link

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