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    Glossary of Scam-related Words & Phrases

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    I ran across this decent glossary of SCAM terms and thought I would post it here as reference material:

    http://scams.wikispaces.com/Glossary

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    Re: Glossary of Scam-related Words & Phrases

    Cackle Bladder: A method by which a con artist might fake his death. A small bag of chicken blood that the con artist pops when 'stabbed' or 'shot'.



    Scoville might consider using the ole cackle bladder to get out of the mess he finds himself in.
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    Re: Glossary of Scam-related Words & Phrases

    We see this all the time...

    True Believer Syndrome: The inability for victims to accept they have been scammed.

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