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President Gul of Turkey – An Islamist in Disguise ?

The election of Abdullah Gul as President of Turkey on 28 August 2007 is controversial because of his Islamic background. Now that both the Prime Minister and President have religious backgrounds, his election is widely viewed as a threat to the secu

Typical Affiliate Marketing – Your Gateway to Spam Database

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Warning: Natwest Online Banking Phishing Emails

Watch out for Natwest Online Banking phishing email. For any email, always place the mouse over and see the actual web address. What you see on the page may not be where they are sending you. Try clicking this link and see where you go: Click here to

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What You Must Do Before You Hire a Web Designer

If you're planning on hiring a Web design firm or freelancer to build you a new business website, then you ought to read this article before you make the hire. One key concept that many would-be entrepreneurs and business people miss is understanding

Buying votes?

As we know, paying for votes in presidential election is illegal. How about getting paid to promote an article or stories? We won't sell that, but this is what this website is doing for submitters at Digg.com.Community rating and recommendation has b

Social Networks – Computer Virus Playground

Social networks are websites like Facebook and Bebo which have become incredibly popular with kids, teens and adults all over the world They give you a great way of catching up with old friends or eve

The Next Heartbeat for America and Iraq

Each of us lives from heartbeat to heartbeat; no less so, each nation. The world watches the heart-stopper struggles against terrorists; to name a few: Mafia - Sicilian, American, Jewish, or Russian gangs; Hezbollah - Lebanese umbrella organization

Warning: Incoming! Amazon Phishing Scam

Warning: Incoming! Amazon Phishing Scam

Microsoft gives back?

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Thousands of Stolen Email Passwords!

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Wake Up Democrats (Part 2)

Let's continue with more Democratic "hopefuls" for the 2008 Presidential election. None have announced that they will seek election, but don't be surprised if they do. U.S. Senator Evan Bayh of Indiana: He is the Son of former U.S. Senator Birch Bay

Webhosting Companies

In recent years, the cost of webhosting has been dropping rather quickly due to the ease of market entry. The availability of OTS(off-the-shelf) webhosting control panel that simplifies the tasks of creating webhosting accounts on the popular Linu

Requesting Report on Aliexpress Scam

We are receiving several reports on scams reported at b2b trade websites but are hesitant about posting them here. There are always 2 sides of the story in any trading or transaction, so we will take it with a pinch of salt. Recently one email came in from a Chinese...

Word of Thanks from our readers

We would like to express that we are happy about what we have done here. It is not easy to update this website everyday, after a tiring day of work. But we feel great when we received many good comments: A K Naik: "I have received two emails about this. The first one...

Google Cash Scam

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Identity Theft in Scams

We have no doubt that some of the names used by the scammers in their emails and letters are taken from real people. Lets put it this way, no scammer would use their real name in]]> a scam. So although we list the full email with the 'fake names' of each scammer,...

An Overview Of The Business Monitor International

A leading publisher in both print and online of trade specialist information, Business Monitor International (BMI) was established in 1984 with a global perspective. Its service is updated not just quarterly, monthly or weekly but even daily. They co

Beware of Investment Spam

Since the year 2004, there has been a sharp increase in the amount of investment spam we are receiving in our inbox. I personally receive up to 10 emails per day containing offers or lures to invest in various scams. It is estimated that millions of

British National Lottery

We received this submission:Subject: find out lottery scam Question/Comment: I would appreciate if you can tell me about a winning prize received from british national lottery, but first I need to open an account with 500 pounds in habib bank and

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