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An Introduction To Ebay Motors

Even those who don't use the internet have heard of ebay by now; and anyone interested in cars or vehicles of any kind should by now have heard of ebay motors. Just as Ebay made the weekly search of newspaper classified ads and free listings magazine

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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

2008 Beijing Olympics Lottery Scam

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Avoiding Identity Theft: Critical Steps to Take

As on-line and off-line consumers, we are constantly prompted to disclose our personal information to organizations. But with each disclosure comes the risk that one's information will be mismanaged, accessed without authorization or stolen. In fact,

Canada: 10 Elderly Scammed in Phone Scam

At least 10 elderly were reported to have lost some money to a phone scam. The scammer called to say that their grandchildren was in a car accident and needs money to be wired over. Police believe the suspects are going through obituaries, getting th

Creating A Website For Mass Appeal

Creating a Website is not a big deal. You can easily earn 1000 dollars to 5000 dollars per month. Creating a website is not so much a feat, if we compare it to the education of other technical skills. Most people tend to give up and pack their bags a

Saudi Investment Scam – Adamu Abubakar

This is definitely a scam - never trust any email with the word "Nigeria" in it. The IDD Number is in fact +234, which is Nigeria. This poor scum bag is a newbie and has no money to travel around the world - yet. Don't ever feed this pest with money,

Social Bookmarking For Website Traffic

Social bookmarking is done by definition by amateurs. If these amateurs do not understand the importance of right tags the whole system may fail. Social bookmarking is a way for you to save your favorite bookmarks and pass them on to others. The more

US$18million from Diamond Trade

Johnson Adams' father managed to get US$18million from diamond trade in Sierra Leone and transferred the money to South Africa successfully. After his father died, Johnson is looking for someone in your country to transfer out this money from Sout

A Recipe for Prize-Winning Email Spam

This articles explains how spammers cook up a spam message. This includes all the ingredients and directions on how they cook the ultimate spam delicacy! Ingredients: A complete and total lack of ethics A good-sized serving of greed One bushel of un

Making Money From The Internet

So you've been brought up and conditioned by the system that you should get a job when you leave school and then spend the rest of your working life dedicating your time to an employer.Thats fine for the majority of people but what about the rich and

Meeclones Scripts – Issues have been resolved!

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Warning about trading at ebasisbay.com

We received a report about a scam concerning http://www.ebasisbay.com---------Visitor wrote:U can check this URL --> http://www.ebasisbay.com/ListingDetails.asp?lid=7835]]> I've order one laptop from them. And they stop communicate wif me after I paid to them...

Betrayed By Love

A beautiful woman can inspire a person to do just about anything. But it is their heart that reveals the character of the person. Beware she can capture you through lies of love. She can be an instrument of Satan who wants to deceive you and lead

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