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Popular ScamsThese are popular scams that you need to be aware of.
A Note on Western Union Fraud Warning
Nigerian Love Scammers Busted in Malaysia!
Lottery Scam: RANGE ROVER AUTOMOBILE LOTTERY
Hot Scam Specifications:Scam Type: Lottery Scam (419 Scam variant)Fake Names: Mr David Correlas Lottery Name: RANGE ROVER AUTOMOBILE LOTTERY Lottery Winnings: 500,000 GBPScammer Location: United KingdomScammer Email: firstname.lastname@example.org,...
The Number One Rule for a Scam or Con for a Grifter
In the first season of the BBC series Hustle, Mickey Bricks and his gang teaches us that the No. 1 Rule of a grifter, conman or scammer (whatever) is that you can’t cheat an honest man.I am not discussing this because I want to talk about the...
Phishing Scam: Discover Card Scam
419 Scam: Fake Bank of America email – Updated
Lottery Scam: COCA COLA COMPANY OFFICIAL PROMOTION PRIZE AWARD
Easy Scams on Ebay You Should Know About!
419 Scam: BANK OF AMERICA ONLINE ACCOUNT SETUP INSTRUCTION
This whole scam boils down to this statement: You have to send the sum of US$999.00 to activate your Bank of America Personal Residential Online Account, this payment will be credited to your Online account before we can fully remitted the amount value of...
Lottery Scam: Mercedes Benz Company Promotional Draw
Lottery Scam: Chevron Texaco Oil and Gas Company Lottery Promotion
Chevron Texaco Oil and Gas Company Lottery Promotion is a bloody scam. There is no such thing as a lottery won by an email address stucked in some spam database. And please don’t be an idiot to try and compare the “Serial Number and Lucky Number”. I...
I Was Scammed: mydigitaland and isynergy
Short review of thelotter.com
Before we discuss thelotter.com below, we would like to make the point that not all online lottery or lotto services are scams or even questionable. If you would like to play lottos online, we recommend playing at Ladbrokes. Ladbrokes recently has added online lottos...
419 Scam: Claim your money from “DIPLOMATIC COURIER SERVICE COMPANY”
Lottery Scam: Euro Millions Email – Lottery Award Promotional Programme
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Is this a scam: HotRussianBrides.com
419 Scam: 2004 Tsunami Victims Leaves Behind $15million
Lottery Scam: GBF INTERNATIONAL/FREELOTTO COMPANY OF UNITED KINGDOM
A Web Operator’s Guide to the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act
Lottery Scam: MICROSOFT AOL ANNIVERSARY AWARD NOTIFICATION.
Are You A Forum Spammer?
Lottery Scam: Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)
Chain Emails, Hate’em!
Lottery Scam: Shell Petroleum Lottery Promotions
419 Scam: Paul William and his 1.5million crap
Lottery Scam: UK Lottery End of Year Winner
Lottery Scams: Sponsor lotterij Email sweepstakes program
North Cyprus Property – Is it Safe to Buy ?
Pet Scam: Free Husky Puppies
Possession of Child Pornography & Trafficking –What the Law States
Putting Your Web Site on the Internet
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...
Scam Targeting Housing Renters
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...
UM Student News: Employee scammed by call from fake police
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...
Man are cheaters too
How to prevent being scammed
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...
Is this a scam: Green Stone Finance greenstonefinance.com
4 Reasons For Artists To Take Their Masterpieces To The Internet
Lottery Scam: INDUSTRIAL AND COMMERCIAL BANK OF CHINA – ICBC LOTTERY PROMOTIONS
MLM is a “Pyramid”
Money Can Corrupt A Good Person
My Dear, I have $5.5million dollars for you
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