The Diamond Trade in 2007: How Much Blood Remains?

In March, 2007, I traveled to Turkey, where I attended the Istanbul Jewelry Show. There I met a diamond dealer, the president of a large firm with a large booth. He was the brother of a personal friend and had been in the diamond industry for many ye

News Archive: Scammed Woman Kills Husband

This news was dug out sometime in June 06 last year. A woman by the name of Mary Winkler killer her husband, after an argument over money lost in a 419 scam. Note this important paragraph here:"In some versions of the scam, con artists send their vi

Anti-Scam Slides

Not quite fun and interesting but nonetheless a fine summary of what we promote here...

Yahoo! introduces sign-in seals

Yahoo! has introduced a new seal technology using personalized sign-in seals.Once a User signs-up to use this protection, he will be able to see his seal whenever he is signing into Yahoo! The purpose is help the User identify that the website he is

White Paper Cash Transaction

Using White Paper as Cash

Scam Site Listing

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

419 Scam: Compensation Award Committee

Someone claiming to be a US Citizen emailed to say that she has managed to receive a real $1,000,000 in compensation from Godwin A Fred of Nigeria. Mrs "Bonnie Buik" (may not be the real name), says that Godwin A Fred of "Compensation Award Committee

A Scam related to Ordering and Delivery

A Scam about Ordering and Pickup

Virus Scam: Do you like to find a girlfriend like me ?

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

Scammers Targeting at Pedophiles

Scammers Targeting at Pedophiles

Is this a scam: Work from Home for Savidy Associates

A visitor received a job offer from "Savidy Associates". "I have received an email and offer of a part time job from Savidy Associates, a Cyprus based company, completing forms etc, this is from their email:-"We are Savidy Associates a Cyprus based c

Identity Theft Protection – Because You Never Know When You Are At Risk

Identity Theft occurs when someone wrongfully uses your personal identification to obtain credit, loans, services, even rentals and mortgages in your name. They may even commit crimes while impersonating you! It is never fun and something that you s

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

Forbes: 10 Scams that Exploit Hard times

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

Background Check On Anyone Online

Have you ever wanted to find out more about someone's past You probably thought about running an instant background check on them

The Sign Says It All

The Sign Says It All

Preventing Identity Fraud

About a year ago, a seventy six year old woman was admitted to a convalescent facility for a few weeks to receive physical therapy after a fall. She was there one week when she noticed her credit cards were not in her purse. Her daughter immediatel

High Yield Investment Program Scams

As you read the next email in your box about how the widow of the former leader of Mubai needs your help getting her deceased hubby's millions out of the corrupt grasp of that nation's banks, rest assured, internet crime has already moved well past t

FX Trading – Is it All a Scam?

Why wouldn’t you ask this question With so much literature all over the internet and on the offline world urging you to put your money in the currency trade, you are caught asking yourself if this a

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

You Can Do Internet Business

You may have heard it said, many times, that there is money to be made on the Internet. Indeed, there are millions of men and women who are making good money using the internet business route. Yet, you also know that there are a lot of frauds o

What Can I Do About Terrorism?

The first thing a person should do about terrorism is to learn to respect it. Terrorism is real and it is very dangerous. When I say respect terrorism, I don't mean that you have to educate yourself on every faction and extremist organization that

Scams Outbreak! Don’t get scammed!

Some time earlier, we had written in our blog that email scamming is becoming a lucrative crime business, and that it appears to be on the rise. 419 scams (aka Advanced Fee Scam/Fraud) is the most prevalent among the various types of scams, and they come in various...

Who is the Scammer?

I have been peering once a while to the google ads on my site, taking care not to click them accidentally. Then I saw this advertisement headings:"I was scammed 37 times", and a link to http://dannys-scam-review.com with a brief story about Dann

Watch this video explaining phone scam

Phone Scam is explained in this video sharing, including what to do if you are scammed. Why is he doing this video in the snow?

Iraq – Strategic Options

The execution of Saddam Hussein on 30 December 2006 set the scene for the New Year. The indignity of his fate, which was recorded on film and transmitted around the globe, filled even conservative observers with disgust. The scandal of his executio

How to spot a Job Scam

We have a summary of tips for you to spot a job scam, and we have also added this into the Job Scam category page. We find that this is necessary especially in this time when there are so many people out of work due to the economic crisis. The scammers are always out...

419 Scam: Fake Mr Huang from Bank of Overseas

This is a scam. From: mrhuang@yahoo.com.tw Subject: BUSINESS TRANSACTION Date: Sun, 7 Mar 2010 21:00:53 +0800 Dear Recipient, How are you today and business in your country? I am Huang, Bank Manager of bank of Overseas,Taiwan. I would respectfully request that you...

Earn 30% of US$9million Dollars Fast!

Return-path: <agnes_9savimbi@hotmail.com>Delivery-date: Mon, 05 Feb 2007 01:48:26 -0600Received: from [65.54.246.222] (helo=bay0-omc3-s22.bay0.hotmail.com)Received: from hotmail.com ([64.4.17.33]) by bay0-omc3-s22.bay0.hotmail.com with

Debate Over Root Causes Of Terrorism

Bruce Hoffman, in his book Inside Terrorism, devoted an entire chapter just to the definition of the word TERRORISM. In an attempt to formulate a workable definition he consulted everything. Part of the difficulty in defining the word, Hoffman pointe

Are You to Blame for Email Spam?

Spam has been a problem for over a decade and plagues literally everyone who uses the Internet these days. From free email accounts to highly protected corporate servers, spam finds it way into our everyday lives. Spam has gotten so bad that even fre

Scams rising with an Aging Population

There are many scam news running around, but we found this one which shares the same concern as us here. Aging population vulnerable to scams “When parents are cheated out of their savings, burden often falls on adult children…”And some shocking...

Colon Collections

We received a Spanish email asking about Colon Collections again. We have absolutely no information regarding that company. We can only say that if you received any offer with an email from hotmail, yahoo mail etc, which says that they are from this company and...

Stupid Paypal Phishing Scam

Paypal phishing scammers seemed to be getting more and more stupid...-----Original Message-----From: Security Center [mailto:jjjndd@yahoo.com] Sent: Tuesday, April 29, 2008 9:13 PMSubject: Account Security WarningDear valued PayPal member,It has come

Lottery Scam Report

Subject: SouthAfrician 2010 World Cup Lottery Question/Comment: I have just received the posted letter advising me that I won one million US and was asked to call a number and to send in a form that can be downlouded.  Now they even have an O

Job Scam: Fake Minthotel job offer

Subject: job scam Question: I have got a job offer from mint hotel Manchester. They have told me to contact the travel agent coleman.crystaltravel@gmail.com. I think its a scam. The previous email was from albert jones 2011employeesearch.minthotel...

2CO Fraud Check Complaint

Found this announcement in one of the forums regarding 2CO fraud checks. As we can see, the task of the "gatekeeper" is not easy, having to screen off good orders from frauds among the thousands of transaction per day. Any errors in the process would

Building Marketing Network Today Faces Scrutiny

Several multilevel marketing opportunities exist today that can help those without a job help make ends meet, but they be overlooked due to past experiences with a network marketing plan or by news reports about the number of people ripped off by mul

Business Dress Code

Working in a stockroom can be a dirty job and someday you hope that your efforts will be noticed and you will get the chance to prove what you can with a promotion into a supervisors role. However, if supervisors watching the operation see everyone d

Disappearing Companies

Have you ever wondered why some people prefers to stick to well-known brands or companies? It may be due to the quality of the products, price, services, or even the people. This is especially true when we are dealing with products that require "a