Internet Explorer 7.0 Scam

Several of our 1,323,472 email addresses (setup just to perform spam+scam email mining) received an email from a scammer to download the latest Microsoft Internet Explorer 7.0. The link goes to a site something like secure01xxx.com(?). We still have

Facebook User Scammed by Hacker

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Employers Protection Against The Ridiculous

The UK is fast becoming the Health and Safety nightmare of the modern world. There are those who work in the care sector who are not allowed to come into physical contact with the people they care for fear of breaching some health and safety law, the

War Declared on Scams

Look at what we found, “Papillion, NE – April 29, 2007 – D. Bennett Services (www.bennettsafelist.com) launches their professionally dedicated web listing of (memberships only) businesses, qualified through evaluation, screening, and BBB review,...

US$20 million from Lucas of Zimbabwe

What about the US$20 million? You will be getting 20% of that if you help Mr Lucas with his problem. That is US$4 million, much better than eating worms and running through obstacles in Survivor Series... ------------------Return-path: [lucasfamily

Puppy Scams Hit Norfolk, UK

The best place to buy pets are your local pet shops. Craigslist have also issued a general warning not to buy something from strangers on the internet, especially when you can't meet up with them. Norfolk police have received a number of calls from c

Making Net-surfing as Easy as Pie

I think the Internet is a blessing to the twenty-first century. It fixes us with people all over the world. It allows us to view information that we would otherwise be unable to read. Using it is probably easier than "easy as pie". And one of the thi

419 scams: Dr.Allen Boma has USD 120 million

He begged me to assist /collect this money and transfer it to a trust account overseas for her only son who is only 10 year as of then, She told me how she was abandoned by parents has no living relation capable of taking care of her only son and how she would not want her son to live in Africa alone. She therefore begged me to do everything within my powers to send her son to an overseas country where he will live a safe life and have a quality education. She told me that the amount of money involved is US$120M

Destroy all Spyware!

Using the Internet can be a wonderfully rewarding and enjoyable experience. The only problem is that it can also open your computer up to infection with spyware. Although most of us regularly hear and viruses and trojans through the media, spyware c

Basics of Successful Web Design

The world of internet has changed the way information is accessed. The internet is known as the information superhighway. The World Wide Web mostly gained momentum after 1990s and especially after the world famous search engine Google appeared on the

Another dmoz complaint

As you can see, I am quite disturbed that dmoz.org is the defacto and free directory on the internet, where getting listed is a painful, or rather "one-sided process". One-sided meaning that my submission never gets listed. I had also mentioned that

More Ponzi Scammers

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Web Site? Web Hosting? What For?

Lately, I've developed an annoying twitch that makes my right eye blink uncontrollably, stiffening my hands and causing me to sweat profusely. It generally happens whenever I hear a business owner say "Web site? What for? I really don't need that so

Warning: Incoming! Amazon Phishing Scam

Warning: Incoming! Amazon Phishing Scam

The Art of Creating A Website

Creating a Website is like creating a virtual world. It is a way of really defining who you are and what you are about. Creating a website is a very personal experience and is different with every client. You can choose to be involved in every step o

Iraq Oil – The Spoils of Victory

In 1999, when Dick Cheney was CEO of Halliburton, he asked the rhetorical question 'Where is the oil to come from?' and then gave the answer 'The Middle East, with two thirds of the world's oil and the lowest cost, is still where the prize ultimately

500k GBP Yahoo and MSN Lottery

The following is the full email with headers:---------------------Return-path: [event_dept@hotmail.com]Delivery-date: Fri, 10 Nov 2006Received: from hotmail.com ([64.4.35.1]) by bay0-omc1-s5.bay0.hotmail.com with Microsoft SMTPSVC(6.0.3790.1830);&nbs

Are You Faking It Or Are You Making It?

Have you heard the phrase fake it until you make it? It's something which is increasingly common among business owners, especially on the internet or in direct mail. The basic idea is someone sells you a program or course teaching you how they made m

Google Profit Scam

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Scam News Update 16 Jul 07

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William Moris of NatWest Online Bank Offers 450k from Microsoft Promo

This no-brainer is a great start for the new year. A reader asked if this is a scam. "This is to inform you that the verification and validation of your claims and email identity was successful. You have been approved to claim the sum of £ 450,

Should you use Background Checks?

Background check is a very important and essential element of making yourself comfortable with people you might be looking forward to having a relationship with as an employee, business partnership or even personal. A background check can be diverse

It’s All About The Money, Isn’t It

Advertising is a competitive field; there is no question about it. Having been in this industry for over twenty years, I have seen many changes: some good, some bad but the core basics of the business remain constant. What used to take weeks to accom

Having ATM Withdrawal Symptoms?

Katherine was a 19 year old freshman at large university out west. She was a busy young person who wanted to become an engineer when she graduated. She worked partime in an establishment near campus to take care of her extra expenses. She routinely

Australian Taxation Office (ATO) Refund Scam Mail

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Fake Game Machine – Watch out for this Scam!

Fake Game Machine - Watch out for this Scam!

A Few Useful Tips About Identity Theft Protection

Annually, approximately ten million people have something very important stolen from them. It is not their car, it is not their child, and it is not their money: it's their identity. Identity theft is a crime that is on the rise and costing billions

Rumours of “Sheep-Dog” Scam

We have heard about puppy scams mixed with advanced fee scams (419 scams). We have also heard about fake and replica goods sold as real. How about buying a puppy (thinking that it is a puppy), but is in fact a real lamb in disguise?  Perhaps there is some genetic...

This Spamming is Cramming My Inbox!

We've all had this experience: You login to your email account, excited to read messages from friends, relatives, co-workers, or your girlfriend perhaps. You view the link to your inbox, and it says you have five messages. Fervently, you open your

The Body Scanner Scam

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Get Paid to Read Emails

Wouldn't it be nice, that for every e-mail you open, a person would ring your doorbell and hand you a nickel, a dime, a quarter or even a whole dollar? Picture a long queue formed in front of your door made of people who want to hand you money. Nice,

A Note on Western Union Fraud Warning

There are many people who have been scammed after sending money to a scammer through Western Union. Western Union has a page that warns about fraud, copied as follows: The Western Union Money Transfer® service is a great way to send money to people you know and trust....