Don’t Become A Victim of Identity Theft!

"You've just won a fabulous vacation or prize package! Now, if you'll kindly give me your credit card information and social security number for verification purposes, you will receive this awesome gift!" Now why would they need my credit card or so

Another Iraq Scams

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One Car for Many Scams

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Spam vs Permission Based Email Marketing

I was talking to a client recently about why he should add a newsletter opt-in form on his website so that he can capture email addresses. He said "but Sam I don't like spam". In hindsight I probably should have worded that a little bit differen

Why People Hate Cell Phone Companies

When did cell phone companies get the idea that making things difficult for their customers was a good idea? Here are just a few examples of where they went wrong: * Having two year contracts, and extending them at every opportunity. If you have to

The Day the Music Died – 911

Remember when the Berlin wall came down, and some of us had hoped for world peace? One by one, former Soviet Block countries became democracies and we all hoped for the best. The concept of democracy is difficult for anyone who has not lived in a fre

Irreversible Damage by Fraudulent Classified Ads

When it comes to seeking a reliable source for something, most people will turn to classified ads. The reason being these are placed categorically and those who know what they are searching for don't have to scour around all ads to find what they are

I have been scammed at job site and I need advice…

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Domino Crises – Ban Camera Phones!

Domino Crises - Ban Camera Phones!

Business Ethics: Five Things You Need to Know

You may think that business ethics pertains to OTHER people. You learned good ethics at your mother's knee. Well, what did she tell you about conflicts of interest? As a former Director, Ethics and Compliance for a $1.5B publicly traded organizati

Dangerous Partnership

This is a short and simple partnership offer, likely to be money laundering scam. Anything that is similar, please ignore. Good and real jobs don't land on your email without solicitation. ----- Forwarded Message ----From: CMIEC PLC <woo_yeng3@lib

Ways Of Boosting Affiliate Commissions

Boosting affiliate commisions can be achieved by noting some essential points presented below. The ideal arena of affiliate marketing does not require of having your won website, dealing with clients, refunds, product or service development and m

About FreeLotto.com

While we cannot be sure if any of these free online lottery or paid lottery agency are scams, we are pretty sure some of them are spam traps. That is to say, they will keep sending you emails after emails just to ask you to join em. Here are some popular mail headers...

Save Your Money by Avoiding Home Business Scams

How many times have you heard about or received an offer for an apparent great home business opportunity? You know, lots of claims of income and then at the bottom of the website or sales page or infomercial picture, on your television, they have a d

China Tea Scams

As an irregular expatriate to China, I am quite alarmed to find out there is in fact a "tea scam". There is no fake tea, but sub-standard tea. This is the thing about China these days. You will get what you want in most cases, but depending who you a

Why you must not reply to scammers

Unless you are an experienced scambaiter, simply do not reply to any scammers’ unsolicited mails. Who knows, even a cheap 419 scam mail may turn out to be a hacking attempt to steal your personal data. All the scammers need to do is attach some...

Submitted Reports for Mar 2010

We are opening up a new article thread for visitors to submit reports for Mar 2010, as a comment to this article below. For further information, guidelines, etc, please check out the category where this will be filed at "Submit Reports". Note th

Social Networking and Scamming

After reading our website, many of you may start to think that it is no longer safe to use the internet for sharing things, esp. your photos, names and contact information. Your name, photos, and contact infomration, may be used against you in scams. The scammer is...

US$35million dollar from Mr James Richard

Someone filthy rich has died in Victoria, Lagos (where is this?), and he has US$35million left with some citizen bank or something like that. James is trying to find an idiot who believe his story and send him some real money in return for the

Please, No more Flash!

This week I received a new client interested in a search engine optimization service. Since he already had his website developed, we visited it to check it out. What a disappointment! His whole web site was created with Macromedia Flash. Yes, the s

Chain Emails, Hate’em!

This week I received for the hundredth time a chain email that's appallingly stupid. This one announces the closing of Hotmail.com, the popular free email service. As it explains, the user must send the chain email to all of his/her friends in order