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Take the McAfee Anti-Scam Challenge!

(Migrated from News to Blog) We are delighted to find a “Scam Recognition test” at McAfee Advisor. It is a great tool to test if you are easily fooled by phishing site, also your anti-scam knowledge. One of the important skill used is to check the URL,...

Scam Spams on the rise!

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

When The Boss Finds Mold In The Workplace

Mold is a serious problem, not only in homes, but also in the places where we work. Employers and landlords should take special care to make sure their properties are not infested with mold and they should do this not only because the value of the

We Can Drive Oil Prices Down Now

In America today the average price of gasoline has skyrocketed past $4.00 per gallon with no end in sight. Oil prices have doubled since the end of 2007 with $200 per barrel conceivable within months. Still, no one seems to have a solution. The gover

Spam, Lovely Spam, Wonderful Spam

Do you remember the quote from the Monty Python sketch in 1970. Then it was about canned meat. Spam is nowadays mostly known to be: sending nearly identical messages to a few or thousands (or millions) of recipients by e-mail (Wikipedia). Spam is be

New York Times Fooled by Mexican Populist Demagogue

In 2006 Mexico averted what would have been a disaster for Mexico, the United States and Latin America. Felipe Calderon of the PAN party narrowly defeated Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador or AMLO of the PRD party in one of the closest and most amazing n

Gold Dust Offer 2010

A new gold dust scam email just arrived. This has been around for a very long time, and is also similar to 419 scam. In fact, you will end up paying for nothing, when you expected something they promised in return. Please read our trade secret of how

419 Scam: Fake Standard Chartered Bank of Ghana

Fake Name: Joy Mensah Offer Type: Money Transfer Transfer Amount: $5.5 million only Storyline: Just another fund transfer scam. Location: Claims to be Ghana Scammer Email: joy2008@saix.net This is a scam. All names and entity mentioned are fake. —–Original...

419 Scam: Fake World Economic Forum

These scammers will fake anybody. Why on earth would WEF give away free money!? This is a 419 scam. ——————— Congratulations!!! (File No:wefd-0101) We are pleased to announce to you that the European...

Complaint on Pandora-DIY – Updated

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Dubai US$17.5million Scam

The following is the full letter with header:Return-path: arif_shaikh@mail2world.comDelivery-date: Tue, 12 Dec 2006 12:09:27 -0700Received: from [217.165.124.205] (helo=2mails1114.com)From: "Mr. Arif Shaikh" [arif_shaikh@mail2world.com]Reply-To: arif

A Pathetic Lost Soul

I was glad to receive this submission as I was running out of joy of receiving funny scam mails. lolWhy do I use this heading? It is simple. If you read the scammer's mail later on, you will find a pathetic Scammer getting mixed up with his person

Warning: Do not buy Apple IPAD from unknown source with high search ranking

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US$28 million South African Scam

This is a money transfer scam with a total value of US$28million. The scammers promises potential scammees (like you/me) a reward of 20% of the total fund for assisting in the funds transfer. (WOW, rub your eyes harder!)Below is the header of the

Phishing site claiming $1.3 B has been recovered from a Madoff Hideout

Although its a lot of money, only a handful of people (investors) are likely to be affected by this phishing scam. What might happen next are 419 scammers who might make use of similar tactics to lure commoners with stories that "they have found

419 Scam: Mr.Tomo Sand Nori

This is the “Japanese” franchise of the 419 scam. There is a reason why many 419 scam mails are very short these days. 1) If the email is too long, it would sound crazy and most people could have rejected it as scam. 2) If its short, and yet SOMEBODY...

Are You Aware Of Adsense Click Fraud?

Many web site owners are getting their Google Adsense account terminated when they have done nothing wrong to deserve the punishment. Considering the money that they are getting from Adsense, they would certainly want to get back into it. Consideri

Cheap OEM Softwares?

We are getting these spam mails almost everyday, selling expensive so -called OEM softwares at a great discounted price. This business of piracy has basically 3 groups (in hotscams.com definition). Type 1, they are geniune OEM Softwares seller but

Is this a scam?

If you ever found our site while checking if you just received a scam, then the answer is “Yes”. What else do you think you can find at HotScams.com? Perfect, well-proven, get-rich-quick schemes, or that million dollar from some dead people are real and...

UK OFT: Forward Scam Mails to help with investigations

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

Textual Images of Iraq

In a recent article, Dr. Amaal V.E. Tokars writes, "American citizens receive many images about the war/occupation in Iraq on a daily basis. These images are presented to citizens through various mediums in print, radio, and in television. These medi

1 million Euro – EUROPEAN LOTTERY WIN

As usual, the mail header and content for the records.Wow, the return-path for the Euro Lottery is a fake ibm.com email address!! The prize also comes with a free Volkswagen!!! WOW!!!------ Mail Header ------Return-path: <rwbajcwqnq@ibm.com&am

Canada: Safeway Grocery Store employee saves a grandmother from distress scam

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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

Phishing For Your Identity

Who hasn't received an email directing them to visit a familiar website where they are being asked to update their personal information? The website needs you to verify or update your passwords, credit card numbers, social security number, or even y

How To Tell The Truth At Work (Part 2 of 3)

Here are more tips for telling the truth in your own workplace. Understanding and using these principles will help you feel more confident about the choices you make and help you develop the skills you need to tell the truth with grace and skill. *

How To Recognize And Prevent Pfishing Scams

Have you ever received e-mail messages that threaten to close your PayPal or Ebay account unless you send them information? It's a scam called "phishing." It is pronounced "fishing." It means what it says. Internet scam artists are fishing for in

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.