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Fake Money Order

Watch for fake money order scams. We have posted an article with mails from one of our visitors who encountered similar scams in hay purchase. The sender asks that the money order be deposited in the resident’s bank account and a portion of th

Poker Scam

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Scam Site Listing

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

Stop the MF Job Scammers in their tracks!

Cool video regarding a job scam... and that 'cheque' worth 4,000 GBP...Watch them talk about their experience of the job scam from scammers in South Africa. Umph... more than 70% into the talk they started talking about nintendo, movies and holida

Are All Autoresponder Leads the Same?

When choosing what kind of auto responder leads to purchase, keep in mind that the best price is not always the best option. You might pay twice as much or more for one type of lead over another, however if your ad pulls 3 or 4 times better with the

The Broad Targets & Effects of Spyware.

Spyware and its endless threats to internet users can strike in numerous ways; penetrating areas users thought were secure and untouchable. Recently, a day trader logged into his TD Waterhouse online account and found his account was nearly empty.

The First Step to a Great Web Site: Research

Once you decide your business needs a Web site, you should do a little research to determine your own preferences. Online research is a good idea whether you create a Web site yourself or hire a developer because design is subjective. Realistically,

Healthy Lifestyles, Bliss- Neighborly Like, Even

Few citizens of Canada or America who were originally from Japan returned to their previous homes after the war. The new waves began in earnest before the takeover of Hong Kong when many Chinese arrived, and this has continued from China and southeas

Help! I have been scammed!

So you have been scammed. Before doing anything, read these facts: 1) First and foremost, scam prevention is more important and effective than "recovery from a scam". I know you hate this "who-doesn't-know" statement. But sometimes what people need is a reminder esp....

Lottery Scam: Yahoo Mail Lottery

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

SOS!! I need help!!

One of our readers dropped us a note:----Quote----]]> Subject: pepsi company prize notification 2007 "I think I have been scammed IM WORRIED about identity theft I RECEIVED email saying i won 500,000 british pounds and i emailed some of my personal info i dont know...

Is this a Scam: PartnerWithPaul.com

Is this a Scam: PartnerWithPaul.com

This website offers tips on how he made more than a million dollars online. – Extract 1–“Unlike other “work at home” sites that rely on bogus testimonials and fake screenshots to try to get you to buy their junk, I’ve given you...

The war against scammers

There was a report by Kevin Anderson at bbc.co.uk last June regarding scammers. Not surprisingly, the former-scammers themselves reaffirmed that these scams works, i.e. there are victims that would bite the bait. The advise had been sound, that is

Understanding the World of Tomorrow

Most people do not easily accept the new, mostly because of the unknown factor that people tend to call fear. It is not only as Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky had put it that "taking a new step, uttering a new world is what people fear most." Even i

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