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People Are Sharing ‘Normalized Scams’ We All Fall For (30 Pics)

I pride myself on being able to see scams from a mile away. I get countless phishing emails and scam phone calls but sometimes you have almost no choice but to fall for a scam because it’s so normalized. Things like printer ink and college textbook prices are blatant rip-offs that give us no choice but fork over too much money because they know we have to.

That’s just the tip of the iceberg as you’ll see in this AskReddit thread full of people sharing the most normalized scams we fall for.

What is clearly a scam but is so normalized people don’t notice?


1.

GrandTadpole18

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chiggenNuggs

3.

Mcreemouse

4.

TheBassMeister

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WWI_History_Buff

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MojoJojo1945

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Corner_beat

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Atomic_Razer

9.

SOwED

10.

jaceandcathy

11.

distrucktocon

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-eDgAR-

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Lonewolf23319

14.

Steelle88

15.

JeromeBaritone

16.

RedSquirrelFtw

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Hadrian_x_Antinous

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impossiblejams

19.

liniNuckel

20.

xiphos805

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dogarfdogs12

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ag3ntweird0

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Solitary-Dolphin

24.

llcucf80

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MrPSPLock