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Some Tips For Preventing Identity Theft

These days it is becoming increasingly common to see people suffering from identity theft. It has become a huge business for thieves and con artists all over the world. If it has never happened to you, trust me you don't want it to. These people who

What Can I Do About Terrorism?

The first thing a person should do about terrorism is to learn to respect it. Terrorism is real and it is very dangerous. When I say respect terrorism, I don't mean that you have to educate yourself on every faction and extremist organization that

Virus Scam: Do you like to find a girlfriend like me ?

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Where The ‘Bleep’ Did My Identity Go?

I am a die-hard Mac user. Have been for over twenty years and it only gets better. The PC certainly has its place but for creative projects well... the Mac is superior and the good news is is that Mac's do not get viruses. My partner is a die-hard

The Ultimate Wealth Package Scam

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Canada: Nigerian Scammer Busted

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84 year old scammed and received life-threatening calls

Lorraine was scammed and "virtually robbed" by a scammer that appears to be based in Jamaica. She was told that she had won $2million USD and a new car, and all that she needs to do was to send money to Jamaica to cover the "taxes" on her winnings. The scammers,...

University Accreditation and Diploma Mills

We have included a new category with information linked to the US Department Of Education. We have also provide a very convenient link for anybody who would like to check if their "university" is accreditated or were they scammed. So there would be no arguments, and...

Password Security

Just a few words before you proceed. As long as your password looks like this, is is probably fine:p@s51N0rDActually, it is simply the word "password", and replacing some letters with alphabets or numbers of your choice. No one will know how you "tra

Knife Fighting in the Streets of Briton

Some people think that the only solution to violent crime is to take guns off the streets. To appease potential voters politicians eagerly create new laws they say will prevent crime. Proof of how futile these efforts are can be seen in the United

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