Okay, pretty obvious I have been receiving emails from a scammer. Just wondering what the best response is when they are asking for money, or private information or whatever they are asking for at the time... is there a good one-liner that will stop a scammer dead in his tracks? Is there some legal term to use to tell them that you are on to their fraudulent activities, and that the authorities are on their way? Or should a person keep them on the line, feeding the scammer info bits so he/she keeps on biting? Not sure what to do with them once you have them - mine is still sending me emails - at this stage of the game, he/she is getting angry at me for not wiring the money and they are telling me that they are paying all these fees out on my behalf while I delay. Quite entertaining, but would love for them to open an email from me (the person they are lying to and are trying to take my money) only to find a legal document that would lay out the law, and how they will be prosecuted if caught.
The best method is to stop contact, and not say another word as soon as you realize they are a scammer.
Leaving them without an answer does more harm to them than anything else would. Educating them by giving them any type of answer will only make them better scammers, and we don't need better scammers anywhere.