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419 Scam: Fake Standard Chartered Bank of Ghana

Fake Name: Joy Mensah Offer Type: Money Transfer Transfer Amount: $5.5 million only Storyline: Just another fund transfer scam. Location: Claims to be Ghana Scammer Email: joy2008@saix.net This is a scam. All names and entity mentioned are fake. -----Original...

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Gold Dust Offer 2010

A new gold dust scam email just arrived. This has been around for a very long time, and is also similar to 419 scam. In fact, you will end up paying for nothing, when you expected something they promised in return. Please read our trade secret of how

New York Times Fooled by Mexican Populist Demagogue

In 2006 Mexico averted what would have been a disaster for Mexico, the United States and Latin America. Felipe Calderon of the PAN party narrowly defeated Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador or AMLO of the PRD party in one of the closest and most amazing n

Spam, Lovely Spam, Wonderful Spam

Do you remember the quote from the Monty Python sketch in 1970. Then it was about canned meat. Spam is nowadays mostly known to be: sending nearly identical messages to a few or thousands (or millions) of recipients by e-mail (Wikipedia). Spam is be

We Can Drive Oil Prices Down Now

In America today the average price of gasoline has skyrocketed past $4.00 per gallon with no end in sight. Oil prices have doubled since the end of 2007 with $200 per barrel conceivable within months. Still, no one seems to have a solution. The gover

When The Boss Finds Mold In The Workplace

Mold is a serious problem, not only in homes, but also in the places where we work. Employers and landlords should take special care to make sure their properties are not infested with mold and they should do this not only because the value of the

Scam Spams on the rise!

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419 Scam: Fake World Economic Forum

These scammers will fake anybody. Why on earth would WEF give away free money!? This is a 419 scam. --------------------- Congratulations!!! (File No:wefd-0101) We are pleased to announce to you that the European Union,Imf,Ecb,WorldBank,Africa Union,Greek Tourist...

Take the McAfee Anti-Scam Challenge!

(Migrated from News to Blog)We are delighted to find a "Scam Recognition test" at McAfee Advisor. It is a great tool to test if you are easily fooled by phishing site, also your anti-scam knowledge. One of the important skill used is to check the URL, because that is...

US$28 million South African Scam

This is a money transfer scam with a total value of US$28million. The scammers promises potential scammees (like you/me) a reward of 20% of the total fund for assisting in the funds transfer. (WOW, rub your eyes harder!)Below is the header of the

Warning: Do not buy Apple IPAD from unknown source with high search ranking

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I paid £1800 and where is my dog?

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A Pathetic Lost Soul

I was glad to receive this submission as I was running out of joy of receiving funny scam mails. lolWhy do I use this heading? It is simple. If you read the scammer's mail later on, you will find a pathetic Scammer getting mixed up with his person

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