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What does AFF stand for?

AFF stands for Advance Fee Fraud

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Advance fee fraud, also known as "419 fraud" in reference to the fraud section in Nigeria's criminal code, remains a lucrative financial crime that generates hundreds of millions of illicit dollars annually.
NEARLY one in 20 people lost money to a scam last year alone - the majority of them to money transfer or advance fee fraud, according to the Office of Fair Trading.
We've also seen a marked spike in the number of World Cup-related 419 or advance fee frauds where users are informed they have won a sum of money in a lottery and tricked into paying an advance fee or deposit to claim their prize," said Hogan.
The most common type of fraud involved online shopping and auction sites, followed by advance fee frauds, under which people are asked to pay a fee for a service, often a psychic reading or arranging a loan, but they never receive what they have paid for.
It is another name for advance fee fraud -- a confidence trick where the target is persuaded to advance sums of money in the hope of realising a significantly larger gain -- and is derived from the relevant section of the Nigerian Criminal Code.