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Popular Scams

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Bank of America Scam

This phishing scam has been around for ages, just like the famous Yahooooo Awards Scam.Subject: bank of america scam Question/Comment: I have a new email address for you. It's another way to get your user name and password, this time they are saying

How You Can Easily Create Web Headers

Are you wasting time making headers that don't look as good as they should? Here are some options to get quality, professional headers: 1. Use header templates. The header templates include a variety of professionally-designed, quality header g

Australia: Fake “Friends” Scam

HotScam.com search and reports the hottest scam, news, videos and reports on the internet - lottery scam, inheritance scam, pet scam, lover scam, phishing scam, commercial scam, job scam and more scams

Google Ranking Keeps Website Owners on their Toes

Google for the longest time maintains the standards which website owners need to maintain in order to achieve maximum exposure though the search engines. I have often wondered how a website could be number one on MSN search but could not be found on

Safety While Shopping Online

Because online retailers do not have to maintain a store and pay rents, and only need to maintain a skeleton staff to run, they are able to offer lower prices. Another very good reason to consider online shopping is that the shop is always open; ther

The Impact of MNEs

The United States is the home -country for the largest amounts of foreign licensing and direct investment. Therefore, its policies understandably arouse some of the major trade unions of such outward moments. One of these critics is organized labor,

Forensic Files Used To Enforce Cyber Law

For every illegal activity that can be associated with a computer, there is a good chance that there are people who have created forensic files used to enforce a Cyber Law that will stop that illegal activity from occurring. Some of the forensic file

How Identity Theft Can Affect You

Over the last ten years or so we have seen a huge increase in a very special kind of criminal. This criminal doesn't break into your home, vehicle, or office space to vandalize or steal something, but this criminal breaks into your identity and use

Moving Scams

moving house scams

Online Business Is Still Growing

Online business is still in its infancy, especially when compared to centuries of "real world" trading, bartering and selling which has taken place. While ?real world? solutions will not fit every online business concern, both types of businesses bec

Understanding the World of Tomorrow

Most people do not easily accept the new, mostly because of the unknown factor that people tend to call fear. It is not only as Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky had put it that "taking a new step, uttering a new world is what people fear most." Even i

Help! I have been scammed!

So you have been scammed. Before doing anything, read these facts: 1) First and foremost, scam prevention is more important and effective than "recovery from a scam". I know you hate this "who-doesn't-know" statement. But sometimes what people need is a reminder esp....

Healthy Lifestyles, Bliss- Neighborly Like, Even

Few citizens of Canada or America who were originally from Japan returned to their previous homes after the war. The new waves began in earnest before the takeover of Hong Kong when many Chinese arrived, and this has continued from China and southeas

Explosive Growth in Social Network Sites

Since the development of the very first social networking website in 1995, Classmates, the popularity of this type of website has steadily increased. There are many contributing factors in association with the overall popularity of social network so
Is this a Scam: PartnerWithPaul.com

Is this a Scam: PartnerWithPaul.com

This website offers tips on how he made more than a million dollars online. – Extract 1–“Unlike other “work at home” sites that rely on bogus testimonials and fake screenshots to try to get you to buy their junk, I’ve given you...

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