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Identity Theft: Ways To Protect Yourself

The actual number of people that become victims of identity theft has climbed dramatically. This is because thieves are find newer and more advanced ways to get your personal information. For example, you may have made a purchase online and now you h

Warning! 419 Scammers Hack Email Account

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How To Start Your Own Internet Home Business With Free Traffic

The Net offers lots of free things, which are real powerhouses. So free does not mean bad or something second class, but it is really a standard in many business tools. In this article I want to help those newbies, who are thinking how to start your

The Rich Jerk Scam

There has been so much coverage of the Rich Jerk and the "scam" in the past month. The question is how much better is this scheme as compared to so may other "get rich quick" schemes on the internet? When was the last time when you were ever told

Why People Hate Cell Phone Companies

When did cell phone companies get the idea that making things difficult for their customers was a good idea? Here are just a few examples of where they went wrong: * Having two year contracts, and extending them at every opportunity. If you have to

Holiday Scams get a Beating

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World Economic Crisis 2008

It’s currently a time of great depression. Warning bells are ringing worldwide! Recessions have happened even earlier. In the past fifty years we have seen recessions of all hues. But this time it is going to stay much longer. It is going to etch its mark even in third world countries. In the capitalist business cycle, recessions are but common place. To some extent, recessions are good in the sense that they help wash out excesses in the system by clearing away inefficient companies in the fray. It paves way for new competitors who present competition to keep the demand and supply in perfect sync on a long term basis.

NY: ATM Scammers Arrested

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419 Scam: Dual ATM Mastercard?

The way the email content is planned is to exploit people who are greedy or need cash urgently. What is more attractive than someone saying "Hey, I have an ATM or Credit Card filled with free credits or money for you". There is no free lunch. > From:...

Greek Antiques – Athens was Venus, Rome was Mars

Our image of heroic Greek antiques and figures grew out of even more ancient histories of western civilizations. They evolved and grew out of the cultures of Asia around Mesopotamia and in north Africa with Egypt and the Black Pharaohs to their south

419 Scam: I still need a partner to transfer USD 18million…

I and two other colleagues are currently in need of a silent foreign partner whose bank account we can use to transfer the sum of Eighteen Million Five Hundred Thousand U.S. dollars. This fund accrued legitimately to us as commission from foreign contracts, through our private connections. The fund is presently waiting to be remitted through an offshore funds manager to any overseas beneficiary confirmed by us as associate/receiver. By virtue of our positions as civil servants in my country, we cannot acquire this money in our names.

H1N1 Swine Flu Scam?

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How Viruses and Spyware Get In to your computer

Spyware and viruses infect an individual or business computer in many ways, from the obvious methods to the sneaky, back door tricks. Viruses are designed to interrupt and alter normal computer functioning and spyware is intended to literally spy on

Lottery Scam: Nokia Lottery Promotion

Even Nokia is not spared by 419 scammers. "You have won  750,000.000 Pounds ( SEVEN HUNDRED AND FIFTY THOUSAND POUNDS ) in the NOKIA LOTTERY PROMOTIONS Email Sweepstakes Program Corporation, held in the Uk. Please contact the agency for the clai

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