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Scam Artist Caught on Camera

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How To Avoid Dishonest Home Business Schemes

Should You Take The Bait?Unfortunately, unscrupulous home business schemes are everywhere these days. If you surf the internet, it seems as though everywhere you turn, you are flooded with ads that tell you how to earn more money than you are now,

Latest Scam Can Steal Your Parents — and Your Inheritance — From You

There's a new scam targeting the elderly that may shock you. If you've got an aging parent, it's imperative that you know how to take precautions. In this scam, the crooks actually take guardianship of your parents. And once this one happens, you los

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Senior Citizens Scammed!

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Identity Theft Targeting College Students

Identity theft is becoming one of the most prevalent crimes in recent years. College students seem to underestimate the possibilities of fallen victims to this white-collar crime. This is because most of them do not realize that thieves are mostly af

Save Your Money by Avoiding Home Business Scams

How many times have you heard about or received an offer for an apparent great home business opportunity? You know, lots of claims of income and then at the bottom of the website or sales page or infomercial picture, on your television, they have a d

Why Are We Still in Iraq? (Part 1)

There seems to be some confusion between patriotism and common sense lately. This is what most nationalistic movements bank on. No one should speak up with the voice of reason; if you do, you will be shouted down, called a coward, and publicly shamed

UK: Internet Scam leads to Robbery

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Moscow: Rich Manager Arrested for $100million Scam

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Warnings about Travel Scam

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US$25million Viatical Scams

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Phone Bill Scam

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ATM Machine Scam

Check out this video on ATM Machine Scam. The scam is about placing a "shell" reader over the usual ATM card reader. So when a victim pushes in his card, it goes through the "shell" and before the actual reader. For more details, click on the picture

DomainInvestShop Scam

Beware of this scammer using the name of "Domain Invest Inc". "We are going to purchase your domain name. Our company is in hosting and domain name business. Please email us your desired price in USD or euros for the domain name in the subject li...

“Ebay” Phishing Encounter

One day, I came back home tired, turned on the PC, and started my Microsoft Outlook. And as usual, the strings of spams, news update, etc etc started filling up the inbox. Then I came across this email from "Ebay" which uses the same colour tone,

Making Affiliate Programs Pay

If you've ever wished you could be your own boss, starting your own Internet business can help make that dream a reality. Using public data free for the taking is a low-cost way to get started.It might seem complicated, but it's not - I can show y

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