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Lottery Scam: UK Lottery End of Year Winner

This is a SCAM:-----Attached----REF No: UK/9420X2/68 BATCH No: 074/05/ZY369We wish to inform you that your Email Address has won an Award sum of a total cash prize of £1,000,000 (One Million Pounds) inthis category.You can stake your cla

419 Scam: Bank UBS AG Zurich $232million *Cough* Wow!

A scammer impersonating as a consultant working with the Swiss Bank claims that he has found $232million during one of his audit. So he wrote,"Sometimes a person will open a bank account, deposit money, and then disappear into the tin (thin) air. Banks are not always...

Dealing with Complaints

Recently one of our customers happen to get his money ($10,000) back from vendor which we would not mention here. This was after a complaint report was posted, and after about 6 months, the vendor decided to return the cash. There was no explanation by the vendor to...

Scam: Fake Steve Jobs Charitable Foundation

If you received an email from "Steve Jobs Charitable Foundation", it is a scam. The email, written in poor English, asked for donation to help young webcoders. There is no such "charity". Other scams in the past 2 - 3 weeks after his death includes a advertisement...

How To Place A Secure Order When Online Shopping

Online shoppers have a variety of options available to them for placing an order. Online shopping is already rather convenient for a number of reasons including convenience and the ability to shop for items from retailers around the world. The abilit

Stockbroker can’t wait to get rich

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Take Advantage Of Niche Marketing

Niche marketing can be very successful if you do everything you can to ensure you are taking full advantage of it. Once you find a hungry niche market you will discover that it was well worth all of your time and efforts. Niche marketing can be fun a

The Only Way To Be Remembered With Your Business

One of the best ways to ever build success in business is to pass it forward to others. Many people don't understand the power of giving and what impact that makes with your business. The more you are involved in philanthropic and tithing then the

419 Scam: Fake Moneygram Global Giving Scam

FORIGN OPERATION MANAGER MONEY GRAM INT'L. OFFICE BENIN REPUBLIC LOCATION. RUE BPH141 KINGSTON AVENUE COTONOU BENIN. TEL:+229_96-89-78-30 REF: MT89TQ Attn: Beneficiary, This is to notify all our customers about the latest development concerning all the payment that...

Is this a scam: HotRussianBrides.com

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Putting Your Web Site on the Internet

You need a web server to put your web site on the internet. Sometimes, owning and maintaining a web server can cost money and it requires someone who knows what they are doing to maintain the server and the web-site.However, you do not need to own

Scam: Transfer of $47,500,000.00

This email requests for a victim's help to transfer $47.5 Million in return for a hefty share. They request for your banking information with your signature, so that they can draw money from your account thereafter. Such emails are usually target

Kind words for anti-scam effort

We would like to post some kind words from visitors of our site, who have also contributed by sending us scam mails that they have received. While we try to post as many scam mails within the shortest possible time, some of these mails may be posted at a later date...

Chain Emails, Hate’em!

This week I received for the hundredth time a chain email that's appallingly stupid. This one announces the closing of Hotmail.com, the popular free email service. As it explains, the user must send the chain email to all of his/her friends in order

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