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Hustler: WIFI Scam

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3500 EUR per week doing freelance work!

With the confirmation of scammers using high-paying jobs as bait, we are putting up an earlier subsmission on similar scam. This email offers a high-paying freelance job as a representative for an organisation called "Donation Europe". As a repre

Modeling Scam

Modeling Scam

Roman Aniques, Modern Europe – Sahara to Sweden

Roman antiques ruins of great gates and palaces and spas in Libya are being open to the outside world at last. The wars in the east seem to have finally convinced the leader of Libya to change hats, as we see. Black turban put away, white ten gallon

Information Scammer

"I am XXXXXXXX, from Indonesia. Recently I have received email from guy, with name Rocco... Received this from a visitor and her comments are somewhere in our posts. By the way, the names used by scammers are often not their real name. Do not assu...

77 arrested for fake check scam

HotScam.com search and reports the hottest scam, news, videos and reports on the internet - lottery scam, inheritance scam, pet scam, lover scam, phishing scam, commercial scam, job scam and more scams

Paris Hilton may not serve full sentence

We were suspecting the whole issue is a "celebrity scam"!Quote:"It's possible that it could be 21 days, 23 days. It's a complicated formula that the state sets down. It's possible that she could do less time," Whitmore told The Associated Press."What could be a...

About the process…

Kumar wrote:]]>SIR I HAVE GOT E-MAIL WHICH ANNOUNCE MY E-MAIL ID BUT THEY DID NOT GIVE ANY PROCESS -----Hi there, I am not sure if you are complaining that the scammers failed to include the process to claim "the money". The easiest way to find out is to reply to...

101 Online Survival Guide Part 1

Tonight after work, while you are lazily surfing the internet from the comfort of your favorite chair, whisky in hand, pondering over how technology has made your life oh so simple, a cunning new criminal on the other side of the information highway

Its not MY company

We keep getting emails from readers such as this one: "i got letter from shellpetroleum development co letter date wed, january 2010, in this letter i was a Winner of 2,800,000,00. Is it true letter from your company? "please take any action for this scam lottery . i...

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Advertising in Comments

We keep getting comments from a particular visitor that writes rubbish but with a link to some member's website. If you are the one reading this post, then I am talking to you. Deleting these comments is as simple as one click away, so its easy for us. However, you...

Investment Scammer gets 70 months

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