Why do people still fall for the same old scams? This article touches on that topic.
Old-School Scams We Still Fall For | Credit/Debt | Money/Investing | Mainstreet
Here is the thing, the scams are "the same old thing" to those of us who KNOW about them . . . to everyone else they are new and that is part of the reason that people believe the stories that they hear. Why do scammers re-use the same old scams? The same reason that some television channels play re-runs of old television shows . . . there is someone out there that has not seen/heard it before, so it is new to them . . . and THOSE are the people that they can suck into their scam.