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It’s All About The Money, Isn’t It

Advertising is a competitive field; there is no question about it. Having been in this industry for over twenty years, I have seen many changes: some good, some bad but the core basics of the business remain constant. What used to take weeks to accom

Job Scam: Fake Blue Water Job Offer

It was brought to our attention (hey, we write like a 419ner) that some scammer is using the name of "Bluewater Rubber and Gasket" to solicit employees to help in "money transfers". The official company website has stated that this is a scam.

The Beginning of Civil War or The End of Civil Society?

In a recent article by Dr. Amaal V.E. Tokars, she writes: "There has been much talk recently over whether or not Iraq has fallen into a state of civil war. If this talk is true, then the question of who is to blame for the violence has a simple answ

Getting sick of lottery scams?

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Avoiding Home Based Business Scams

Likely you have seen many advertisements for home business scams that seem too good to be true. Each year people fall for these scams and millions of dollars are lost. Many of these scams are aimed at individuals such as stay at home parents, unemplo

7 Killer Tips To Create Successful Internet Home Business Ideas

This does not mean that planning would be somehow out of use, when you think internet business ideas. No not at all. A good plan is very, very important. My target by this article is to help you in the thinking process to create some thoughts for t

Lottery Scam: UK Victory Lottery

The scammer is probably trying his luck with a short scam mail. Look at all the CAPS, this scammer is a newbie...-----Attached----From: JACOB WILFORD <inetm@lotto.uk.tt>Subject: RESPONSE IS NEEDEDDate: Tuesday, October 14, 2008, 1:48 AMYOU HAVE

Love Scam: She needs 1550 Euro to Buy Food

On a dating site ,a girl send a message to meet and chat at her email address, so i did after one day she was telling me she is in Malaysia buying gem stones. The next day she told me she invested all of her money, and now she does not have money for food.

Secret Shopper with the ®

We have a mystery shopping assignment in your area and we would like you toparticipate" Secret Shopper® is accepting applications for qualified individualsto become mystery shoppers. It's fun and rewarding, and you choose when andwhere you want t

Third World To Benefit From New Andorra Aid Policy

Helping write off Africa's debts and increasing financial assistance has increased in recent years, with awareness being raised throughout the developed world by Sir Bob Geldof. The campaign to write off Africa's debts has been led politically by Br

Hot Scams Warning: www.financialhope.info

We received a tip-off about websites promises hope of high returns through "High Yield Investment Program". As usual, scammers will make use of your weakness, e.g. need cash to pay off mortgage, etc, to lure potential victims to invest 30 - 40k of money in an investment scheme that promises high returns within a short period of time. This is in fact a Ponzi system. What happens in a Ponzi system is that the scammer will take the money from new investors to pay the earlier investors. By doing so, it makes the earlier investors think that the high yield investment program is real, and hence the investors would help to spread the news around (virial marketing). This will bring in new investors who would then contribute money to those just before him.

US: Atlanta Airport Issues Pet Scam Warnings

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport officials want the public to be aware of a pet scam involving bogus purchases and false claims that animals are being detained at the airport. The airport has some tips: • Recent scams have co

How To Tell The Truth At Work (Part 2 of 3)

Here are more tips for telling the truth in your own workplace. Understanding and using these principles will help you feel more confident about the choices you make and help you develop the skills you need to tell the truth with grace and skill. *

Fake Priest Scamming a Real Priest

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9 Ways to Keep Your Online Identity Secure

In a world where you can do virtually everything online, one has to wonder where all the information is going, and how it is being protected. High speed Internet access and devices like Blackberry's give us constant access to the Internet, and there

Backscatter (NDR) Spam – Protect Yourself

With every advancement in anti spam software, the spammers become more desperate and more inventive. They have even discovered how to take advantage of standard operations of most e-mail servers. It's called NDR (Non Delivery Receipt) Spam or backsc

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