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Wake Up Democrats (Part 1)

For two of the past two Presidential elections, the Democrats have miserably failed to produce a viable candidate who could sway the entire United States. Instead of complaining about how bad the next three years will be, Democrats now have the oppor

Internet Business for Sale

If you are buying a business from online listings, becareful of scams. The listing provider does not screen through all the postings of businesses for sale. In one particular example, we found a website called "retailhighstreet.com" with selling pric

Investigation of Online Puppy Scams

news on pet scams

Warning! 419 Scammers Hack Email Account

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Easy Scams on Ebay You Should Know About!

Easy Scams on Ebay You Should Know About!

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

Findings on Spam and Scam Servers

Findings on Spam and Scam Servers

Getting Your Home Business Up And Running

Affiliate programs have been a great way to make money online since the Internet took off. But, sometimes, finding the best affiliate program can be a hassle. Affiliates are online "word of mouth" referrals and can increase the amount of money you ma

How Do You Define Success in Blogging?

Many people start off blogging without an end goal in mind. This is a recipe for failure and those same people eventually give up. However, blogging can be successful and rewarding if you start off on the right path.Whenever you embark on a project

Losing Weight Is Not Always Healthy

50% of Americans are overweight. This is an alarming statistic by itself. But what is worse is that they spend US$40 billion annually on dieting and weight-loss products. It is unimaginable that Americans can be spending so much but still be fighting

UK: OFT declares February as Scam Awareness Month

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Nigerian Pop Star Promotes Anti-Scam Campaign on Music Video

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Start an Internet Business from Home

Within this article today on creating and starting an online business, we are going to look at different ways of creating an online business for you.There are many different online businesses that you can start but most of them come down to three b

Vote For The Worst… Idol!?

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Season Scams

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

Diamond Minds, Metro Europe – Libya Wants In!

When we see and hear leaders of Europe on a British television, it is refreshing to hear such diamond thinking. What they say has great and good events coming at us, even through all the gloom of the moment. They speak to a delegate from Russia, and

For Awareness: Visa & Mastercard Scam

There was an scam article regarding Visa and Mastercard scam in northern Ireland. This scam is not done over the internet, but via direct contact through a phone call. In one of the scam, the caller mentioned that you need to provide your credit card

Is Lampe Berger a scam?

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H1N1 Swine Flu Scam?

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Lottery Scam: Nokia Lottery Promotion

Even Nokia is not spared by 419 scammers. "You have won  750,000.000 Pounds ( SEVEN HUNDRED AND FIFTY THOUSAND POUNDS ) in the NOKIA LOTTERY PROMOTIONS Email Sweepstakes Program Corporation, held in the Uk. Please contact the agency for the clai

World Economic Crisis 2008

It’s currently a time of great depression. Warning bells are ringing worldwide! Recessions have happened even earlier. In the past fifty years we have seen recessions of all hues. But this time it is going to stay much longer. It is going to etch its mark even in third world countries. In the capitalist business cycle, recessions are but common place. To some extent, recessions are good in the sense that they help wash out excesses in the system by clearing away inefficient companies in the fray. It paves way for new competitors who present competition to keep the demand and supply in perfect sync on a long term basis.

419 Scam: Fake Amex SA Scam

Wow Wow Wow! I got this! "I am a Chief Internal Auditor at AMERICAN EXPRESS BANK of South Africa (AMEX SA). I am writing to seek your cooperation over business deal. In my Department, I discovered an abandoned sum of (US$35.7Million). In an account t

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