Unfortunately, there are so many scammers out there now, and their schemes are often too complex to recognize right away. But there are also many such options when, for example, driver's license fraud, when you lose your wallet with a driver's license, and scammers can use your data for their purposes. Here you can find more information about it. The problem is that you will deal with the consequences.
*Just recently on the Dr. Phil show there were some people posing as people who worked with him as part of his staff. They had a phone number that people would call thinking they would get on the Dr. Phil show. The people that called the number paid money and never got on the show because the people lied to them and ran with the money.
*There are others that also pose as adoption agencies promising a baby to excited parents but just end up taking their money and moving on to the next victim.
Be very careful of people who ask for money. Check with people you know who can give you good advice before you spend money on something that you may have never bought before. Especially if there is a lot of money involved.