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Malaysian Datuk in MLM scam

MLM Scam

Jamaican 419 Scammer and Violence

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Avoid Falling Prey To Mold Scams

Mold inspection and mold remediation are relatively new businesses in the general field of water damage restoration services. As a result, the mold industry is in its infancy of becoming a regulated and specifically licensed service. Combine that

Don’t You Hate Feeling Taken?

Once a year we feel taken by the IRS. Last year, however, the IRS issued a consumer alert to prevent us from feeling taken by surprise. The alert warned about an e-mail scam offering $80 for participating in a customer satisfaction survey. Among othe

Stock Promotion

stock promotion scam

The War Is Knock, Knock, Knockin’ At Your Door

The chaos of the global jihad has come to the streets of Western Europe. European cities that have stood for centuries have been rocked by wide spread violence. The children of immigrants who came to Europe post World War II as part of guest worker

Building Marketing Network Today Faces Scrutiny

Several multilevel marketing opportunities exist today that can help those without a job help make ends meet, but they be overlooked due to past experiences with a network marketing plan or by news reports about the number of people ripped off by mul

I saw your profile

I saw your profile.. and I want you(r money!)

Should you use Background Checks?

Background check is a very important and essential element of making yourself comfortable with people you might be looking forward to having a relationship with as an employee, business partnership or even personal. A background check can be diverse

The Online Bussiness Scam

This may come as a shock to some people but not every online business opportunity is going to be legitimate. There was a lot of fraud going on in the world before the internet was ever heard of and the ability to take money from trusting souls all ov

A “Titanic” Dating Scam!

A "Titanic" Dating Scam!

How Much Of Life Is A Scam?

Sometimes when I look in the mirror, I think I'm the "am" in my own "scam". Permanent makeup, cosmetic dentistry, colored hair - I call it the Walter Cronkite Syndrome. Men have character lines; women have wrinkles. Men age; women get old. I think Go

Job Scam: Mystery Shopper Wanted Badly

Unemployment rate has hit record-high. And if you are in need of a job urgently, please Look Away from such offer as "Mystery Shopper". They are not looking for "Mystery Shopper". If you read between the lines, they mean "Scam Victim Wanted Badl

What Is That Small Orange Icon Labeled RSS or XML?

RSS (Really Simple Syndication) enables people to have the latest information delivered directly to them. This avoids having to visit sites every day looking for updates and instead allows you to see when websites have added new content that you are

Committing to Love and the Earth: a Guide to Green Weddings

Over the next twelve months, roughly 2.4 million Americans will spend 70 billion dollars (US) getting married. Green and socially responsible weddings can have a huge impact for the better on local economies and ecologies. Here are ten ways to expres

The Rich Jerk Scam

There has been so much coverage of the Rich Jerk and the "scam" in the past month. The question is how much better is this scheme as compared to so may other "get rich quick" schemes on the internet? When was the last time when you were ever told

US$25million Viatical Scams

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ATM Machine Scam

Check out this video on ATM Machine Scam. The scam is about placing a "shell" reader over the usual ATM card reader. So when a victim pushes in his card, it goes through the "shell" and before the actual reader. For more details, click on the picture

Attraction Marketing Is Creating Bigtime Success

In order to understand Attraction Marketing, it would seem logical that one must first describe marketing. This could easily fill another article and there are literally hundreds of definitions in thousands of textbooks, articles and websites. Using

Advertising in Comments

We keep getting comments from a particular visitor that writes rubbish but with a link to some member's website. If you are the one reading this post, then I am talking to you. Deleting these comments is as simple as one click away, so its easy for us. However, you...

Free In America: Fact or Fiction?

The recent debate over illegal immigration in America has generated a lot of talk about freedom. Political pundits have taken center stage on nightly news programs to champion reasons for and against why illegal immigrants should enjoy the same freed

Should Mega Churches Run Their Business Like A Corporation?

Recently my son, who is a minister with a master in divinity from the South Western Baptist Theological Seminary, in Dallas, Texas was fired from his job. He had put years of service into the biggest First Southern Baptist Church in Dallas, Texas as

A Greedy Nigerian Scammer is Caught

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ATM Machine Scam

ATM Machine Scam

Check out this video on ATM Machine Scam. The scam is about placing a "shell" reader over the usual ATM card reader. So when a victim pushes in his card, it goes through the "shell" and before the actual reader. For more details, click on the picture to open a window...

419 Scam: Fake Ecobank

This 419 scam uses fake Ecobank name. If you landed on this page... bingo, if you received something like below, it is a scam mail. All Caps, that is a rude, scammer. Woah, its $950k, I am going to pee in my pants... lol ----- Date: Tue, 11 Oct 2011 22:03:32 +0800...

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