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Internet Explorer 7.0 Scam

Several of our 1,323,472 email addresses (setup just to perform spam+scam email mining) received an email from a scammer to download the latest Microsoft Internet Explorer 7.0. The link goes to a site something like secure01xxx.com(?). We still have

Making Net-surfing as Easy as Pie

I think the Internet is a blessing to the twenty-first century. It fixes us with people all over the world. It allows us to view information that we would otherwise be unable to read. Using it is probably easier than "easy as pie". And one of the thi

Thinking About Starting An Internet Business

Starting an internet business does not have to be difficult. It can be confusing and you may feel intimidated. This is not everybody's cup of tea. It requires extensive planning, but these days people start business with sole intention to become rich

War Declared on Scams

Look at what we found, "Papillion, NE - April 29, 2007 - D. Bennett Services (www.bennettsafelist.com) launches their professionally dedicated web listing of (memberships only) businesses, qualified through evaluation, screening, and BBB review, which demonstrate and...

Employers Protection Against The Ridiculous

The UK is fast becoming the Health and Safety nightmare of the modern world. There are those who work in the care sector who are not allowed to come into physical contact with the people they care for fear of breaching some health and safety law, the

500k GBP Yahoo and MSN Lottery

The following is the full email with headers:---------------------Return-path: [event_dept@hotmail.com]Delivery-date: Fri, 10 Nov 2006Received: from hotmail.com ([64.4.35.1]) by bay0-omc1-s5.bay0.hotmail.com with Microsoft SMTPSVC(6.0.3790.1830);&nbs

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Lottery Scam: FONDAZIONE Di VITTORIO & ECOWAS

Did anyone get excited after reading these? "I have been directed to inform you that you have been chosen for a cash grant of US$1,000,000.00 by the  board of trustees of the above stated non-governmental  aid organisation. Your grant numbe

Staying Focused with Your Home-Based Business Goals

As an owner of a home-based business, you will have to learn to stay focused on your goals/reasons why you originally chose this direction. It is so easy to become distracted when you are working from home; since there are always a hundred other thin

US$20 million from Lucas of Zimbabwe

What about the US$20 million? You will be getting 20% of that if you help Mr Lucas with his problem. That is US$4 million, much better than eating worms and running through obstacles in Survivor Series... ------------------Return-path: [lucasfamily

Web Site? Web Hosting? What For?

Lately, I've developed an annoying twitch that makes my right eye blink uncontrollably, stiffening my hands and causing me to sweat profusely. It generally happens whenever I hear a business owner say "Web site? What for? I really don't need that so

200,000 Love Scam Victims in UK?

This is ... unbelievable. Research out of the UK today says that perhaps as many as 200,00 people in that country have been victims of online romance scams and the same study says over 1 million people personally know someone who has been scamm...

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