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Google Big Daddy Will Keep Website Owner’s On Their Toes

Recently website owners have been seeing numerous changes to their website search engine ranking position with Google. You may have also noticed changes back and forth with the date of your website cache, number of pages that are similar to your web

Textual Images of Iraq

In a recent article, Dr. Amaal V.E. Tokars writes, "American citizens receive many images about the war/occupation in Iraq on a daily basis. These images are presented to citizens through various mediums in print, radio, and in television. These medi

Get free drinks using “surface tension”

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Identity Theft Report

You're just an average person, with small savings and a regular wage. You couldn't be a target of identity theft could you? Who would want to steal your identity? The fact is millions of people each year are falling victim to the crime of identity t

Cyber Monday Scam

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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

419 Scam: Do you want an ATM Card with $1.6million?

I wish to use this medium to inform you that your full Payment of USD$1.6M (One Million Six Hundred Thousand Dollars) from CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA have been RELEASED and APPROVED for onward transfer to you via an ATM CARD which you will use to withdraw all the USD$1.6M in any ATM SERVICE MACHINE in any part of the world, but the maximum you can withdraw in a day is USD$5,500 Only

Investment Scam: Fake Ziff Brothers Investments

If you received an email from "Daniel Ziff" offering to invest 2 - 20million dollars of funds into your "project", it is a scam. We have checked and confirmed that the real Daniel Ziff does not send out unsolicited emails to the public for such inves

419 Scam: Chinese Scammer from Taiwan has $25million

This Taiwanese scammer doesn't sound "chinese", as he cannot even get the names correct. Is he Mr Huang, Huan, or Shong Hua...!? The names seemed to get shorter... Another 419 scam, the money and story is fake! ----- Forwarded Message ----- From: MR HUANG To: Sent:...

Black Money Demonstration

Black Money Demonstration

Paul showed how easy it is to scam a group of people in public, into believing that they can buy a chemical to remove the black ink on some 'real money'. In order to convince the crowd, he demonstrated the use of the chemical on a real (really real) money. The actual...

How Do You Know You Belong Online?

No matter what the technology is behind your home business, you are going to have to figure out eventually if you have a market that should be online, or one that is going to be best locally served. There are home businesses that work well online, an

Spams in Foreign Languages

We know everyone is so desperate to make money online, and one of the bad thing that has happened to mankind is the creation of spam emails. Such a tactic has become so widespread that foreign languages are used without regards to whom they are sending the emails...

Craigslist Fake Check Scam: When you get more than what you asked

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419 Scam: Dual ATM Mastercard?

The way the email content is planned is to exploit people who are greedy or need cash urgently. What is more attractive than someone saying "Hey, I have an ATM or Credit Card filled with free credits or money for you". There is no free lunch.

Another Way To Make Money Online

Making money online using forums can be very profitable. Once you establish yourself by being a good member of a forum you will gain credibility and people will click on your links in your signature box. Making money online is definitely can be done,

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