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Don’t Become A Victim of Identity Theft!

"You've just won a fabulous vacation or prize package! Now, if you'll kindly give me your credit card information and social security number for verification purposes, you will receive this awesome gift!" Now why would they need my credit card or so

Hustler: WIFI Scam

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Spam vs Permission Based Email Marketing

I was talking to a client recently about why he should add a newsletter opt-in form on his website so that he can capture email addresses. He said "but Sam I don't like spam". In hindsight I probably should have worded that a little bit differen

Stock Promotion

stock promotion scam

One Car for Many Scams

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Who is the real winner in a lottery scam?

We have always told people that all the lottery winnings on email are scams. But have you ever wondered the people who are playing these "online lottery" or "emailed lottery programmes" for real, and would in fact, win real lottery money for themselves?These "people"...

Backscatter (NDR) Spam – Protect Yourself

With every advancement in anti spam software, the spammers become more desperate and more inventive. They have even discovered how to take advantage of standard operations of most e-mail servers. It's called NDR (Non Delivery Receipt) Spam or backsc

Hot Scams Warning: www.financialhope.info

We received a tip-off about websites promises hope of high returns through "High Yield Investment Program". As usual, scammers will make use of your weakness, e.g. need cash to pay off mortgage, etc, to lure potential victims to invest 30 - 40k of money in an investment scheme that promises high returns within a short period of time. This is in fact a Ponzi system. What happens in a Ponzi system is that the scammer will take the money from new investors to pay the earlier investors. By doing so, it makes the earlier investors think that the high yield investment program is real, and hence the investors would help to spread the news around (virial marketing). This will bring in new investors who would then contribute money to those just before him.

Betrayed By Love Part Two

Finding the right person to share your life with is like searching the ocean floor until you find a clam that shelters a priceless pearl. It is so prefect that you take it to a jeweler and you place it in a beautiful ring setting so you can show it

Leverage In The Workforce: Has Job Security Been A Myth?

By definition, job security is the amount of job loss risk an individual has in their job. It is transient and is quite dependent on the state of the countrys economy and prevailing business conditions. It has been found the people have more job se

Love Scam: She needs 1550 Euro to Buy Food

On a dating site ,a girl send a message to meet and chat at her email address, so i did after one day she was telling me she is in Malaysia buying gem stones. The next day she told me she invested all of her money, and now she does not have money for food.
Lottery Scam: Shell Petroleum Development Company

Lottery Scam: Shell Petroleum Development Company

That is typical, lottery scam bullshit. There is no such lottery scam from Shell. All the names and stories used in the email are fake.Never send any money to these scammers. The scam is all about “paying money to get money, and you will never get your...

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