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How To Spot A Home Business Scam

There are so many home business opportunities being thrown around that it may seem like there should be no unemployed people in the world. Additionally, with the amount of money promised to be available for part time jobs, everyone should be lying on

Video Voyeurism and Surveillance Laws in the Workplace

Are you thinking about installing Hidden or Surveillance Cameras in your place of business? Many employers consider video and other surveillance key to keeping an honest and productive workplace. It keeps employees on the straight and narrow - no f

Craigslist Car Scammer

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Business Ethics: Three Tips to Stay in Integrity with Yourself

Wow -- every day seems to bring us a new story about business ethics wrongdoing! Is America headed to hell in a hand basket because of a serious lack of ethics at the highest level in American business? Or, it is just that ethical transgressions ar

Its not MY company

We keep getting emails from readers such as this one: "i got letter from shellpetroleum development co letter date wed, january 2010, in this letter i was a Winner of 2,800,000,00. Is it true letter from your company? "please take any action for this scam lottery . i...

The Importance of Blog Design

Blogs have increased popularity over this past months. Many people have started to create their personal blogs to express their thoughts and feelings. Internet companies have also started their blogs to inform consumers on the latest product news a

Work At Home Program Precautions

Those looking to work at home are among the people that are most likely to get scammed for a lot of money. This seems contrary to thought, as many prospective home entrepreneurs have little money to invest. However, it is this fact that actually driv

Information Scammer

"I am XXXXXXXX, from Indonesia. Recently I have received email from guy, with name Rocco... Received this from a visitor and her comments are somewhere in our posts. By the way, the names used by scammers are often not their real name. Do not assu...

Roman Aniques, Modern Europe – Sahara to Sweden

Roman antiques ruins of great gates and palaces and spas in Libya are being open to the outside world at last. The wars in the east seem to have finally convinced the leader of Libya to change hats, as we see. Black turban put away, white ten gallon

The Only Two Ways To Make Money Online

For the thousands of people who turn to the Internet to make money, there are really only two ways to make money and one big choice. The two ways to make money are: with your own website and without your own website. It is big choice whether or not y

101 Online Survival Guide Part 1

Tonight after work, while you are lazily surfing the internet from the comfort of your favorite chair, whisky in hand, pondering over how technology has made your life oh so simple, a cunning new criminal on the other side of the information highway

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...

Scam Letters Claiming to be from FBI

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77 arrested for fake check scam

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Paris Hilton may not serve full sentence

We were suspecting the whole issue is a "celebrity scam"!Quote:"It's possible that it could be 21 days, 23 days. It's a complicated formula that the state sets down. It's possible that she could do less time," Whitmore told The Associated Press."What could be a...

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