‘Alaye’ is the word Nigerian scammers use to scam you

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Warning because the only secret code word scammers use on dating apps and forums to scam you out of money is revealed: “If you see this word online, get out of chat”

  • Online discussion threads share information about the word “alaye” and its meaning
  • According to internet sleuths, this is a Yurian phrase meaning “local boy”
  • Scammers say word in online chat rooms to decipher if you are also a scammer
  • If you’re not and question the word they continue their ruse
  • Warnings have been circulating online to detect these sophisticated schemes

A group of internet sleuths have uncovered a code word that Nigerian scammers are supposedly using to flush unsuspecting victims out of their money online – and you’ve probably never heard of it before.

Reddit is awash with information about the term “Alaye” and how it roughly translates to “local boy” or “thug” in the Yurian language.

In Internet chat rooms, professional scammers use the term to identify their own species and quickly switch to a new person if they happen to be talking to a scammer themselves.

Reddit is full of information on the term ‘Alaye’ and how it roughly translates to ‘local boy’ or ‘thug’ in the Yourbian language (stock image)

In Internet chat rooms, professional scammers use the term to identify their own species and quickly switch to a new person if they happen to be talking to a scammer themselves.

In Internet chat rooms, professional scammers use the term to identify their own species and quickly switch to a new person if they happen to be talking to a scammer themselves.

“It’s been used by scammers as a sort of code word to determine if someone they’re talking to is also a scammer, so they don’t waste their time,” one man wrote under “ProLifeTips” on Reddit.

“If someone you talk to online slips into an Alaye at some point, it doesn’t necessarily mean they’re a scammer. But that means the person is likely Nigerian, so if their profile picture doesn’t match that, that should raise some red flags.

Experts recommend responding to the word yourself with “Alaye” to trick the scammer into thinking you already know what they’re doing.

“They’ll stop bothering you if you say so, and if they do, you’ll know you’ve dodged a potential scam,” said a user by the name of CryptoCurrency.

Experts recommend answering the word yourself with a

Experts recommend responding to the word yourself with an “Alaye”, to trick the scammer into thinking you already know what they’re doing.

Examples of conversations between ordinary people and scammers show how the term

Examples of conversations between ordinary people and scammers show how the term “Alaye” is seamlessly inserted into the conversation

Examples of conversations between ordinary people and scammers show how seamlessly the term “Alaye” is inserted into the conversation.

Sometimes it’s a friend’s assumed name and other times it’s “where they live”, but each time they work to gain your trust and expose their weak points.

A woman replied to Alaye: “What does that mean? I’m not good with acronyms haha ​​I had to look up ‘smh’ the other day.’

A scammer replied to her saying “lol it’s a Somali language”, to which she replied, “What does that mean? Did you learn it in the army?

‘It means baby. Yes, I learned it in the army,” he said.

In this case, the conversation continued because the scammer realized that his victim did not know what “Alaye” meant and could therefore be manipulated.

In this case, the conversation continued because the scammer realized that his victim did not know what the meaning of

In this case, the conversation continued because the scammer realized that his victim did not know what “Alaye” meant and could therefore be manipulated.

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In other conversations where the term “Alaye” was used, and the person responded with a thumbs up, the scammer ended the conversation without further issue.

There are different versions of the phrase ‘Alaye’, each more sinister than the next.

“Alaye is like tipping another scammer but if they add ‘Mi’ it literally means ownership of that person,” one man wrote online.

“It should also be noted that if they add ‘Ma4’ it means they are in danger and/or being held against their will and are about to suffer the consequences of a trolling scammer.”

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