Date Error – If you see articles from 1969…

Somehow, there is an error in our website software and now our articles on the front page are showing that they are all posted since 1969. The dates in the detailed articles are fine. We are not in a hurry to repair such a nice error (for once). Imagine that if our...

Never Respond to Lottery Scams

We have received some emails where our visitors have responded to lottery scammers with their personal information. Please, never, ever reply to any email that claims you have won a prize. What is worse, if you send money over to them, there is nothing that we can do....

Starting An Online Business Can Be Super Easy

An internet business can be fully automated. With the right guidance, an Internet business can start generating income almost immediately. Owning an Internet business can be a part or full time job; however, the more time you are able to devote to

Sgt Mark Momo Also Found Saddam’s Treasure

Sgt Mark Momo Also Found Saddam's Treasure

Job Scam: http://www.workcircle.co.uk/Nigeria

We saw this on our ad and decided to investigate by visiting the site (we typed in the web address on our browser). The page has been removed as we write, and the ads could be down soon.

David Blaine Joke

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File Sharing Is Not Illegal

File-sharing is not illegal. A few friends sharing files online between themselves is no more illegal than them swapping CDs or DVDs. Confusion arises regarding the scale of sharing and what kind of money is involved. At what scale of sharing does it

Combating And Preventing Terrorism

There is a new development of terrorism that once had its roots in ethnic or seperatist movements, selective targets, and confined small geographic areas with little knowledge of technological use. In recent years terrorism is used as an instrument o

Another Way To Make Money Online

Making money online using forums can be very profitable. Once you establish yourself by being a good member of a forum you will gain credibility and people will click on your links in your signature box. Making money online is definitely can be done,

U.S. Foreign Policy and Terrorism

Commentators often speak of hate of the U.S. as though it were a passing fad, a media creation engendered by the deliberate sensationalism of a few. The truth is that often our actions seem to connect the invisible dots of seemingly disparate points

The Truth About Network Marketing

First, network marketing isn't a pyramid scheme. Pyramids are programs similar to chain letters where people just invest money based on the promise that other people will put in money that will filtrate back to them and somehow, they'll get rich. Whi
Black Money Demonstration

Black Money Demonstration

Paul showed how easy it is to scam a group of people in public, into believing that they can buy a chemical to remove the black ink on some ‘real money’. In order to convince the crowd, he demonstrated the use of the chemical on a real (really real) money....

Craigslist Fake Check Scam: When you get more than what you asked

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: Do you want an ATM Card with $1.6million?

I wish to use this medium to inform you that your full Payment of USD$1.6M (One Million Six Hundred Thousand Dollars) from CENTRAL BANK OF NIGERIA have been RELEASED and APPROVED for onward transfer to you via an ATM CARD which you will use to withdraw all the USD$1.6M in any ATM SERVICE MACHINE in any part of the world, but the maximum you can withdraw in a day is USD$5,500 Only

Category A + (Plus) WINNER ?1,500,000.00

Just received this email recently announcing that my email address was selected to win this 1.5 Million Euro. My heart beat didn't even miss a thump, but my adrenalin rushed as I became angry with such old tricks. I am very angry and concerned not

Spams in Foreign Languages

We know everyone is so desperate to make money online, and one of the bad thing that has happened to mankind is the creation of spam emails. Such a tactic has become so widespread that foreign languages are used without regards to whom they are sending the emails...

More Ponzi Scammers

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

Canadian Sweepstakes Scam Revealed!

Canadian Sweepstakes scam is the name given to a type of scam that is widely acknowledged as the most successful of scams ever. It is estimated that victims who have fallen to Canadian sweepstakes fraud have been cheated of more than US$5 billion. Fr

What on earth is Pigeon Drop Scam?

The pigeon drop scam is another "pay money to get money" scam, but slightly different from the 419 scams which started before the 90s. The basic tactic remains the same - the scammer lures the victim to part with his/her own cash, in order to receive

Safety Tips for the Parisian Tourist

As the #1 tourist destination in the world, Paris does have her share of petty crime and an aware visitor is the smartest kind of tourist. Paris is statistically one of the safest major metropolitan areas in Europe. Violent crime rates are fairly low

Making Money Online Is Easier Than You Might Think

Making money online is largely about taking action. The more you sit back and wait for the "right time" the less you are actually out there making money. Making money online is again as difficult as making money off line the only difference is it nee

Keywords Are The Key

No matter what you are doing on line, no matter what system you use the one constant in getting your site out there and seen are "Keywords" and here's what that's all about. This point can not be stressed enough. Think of it this way; you are a taxi

Harvesting The Gold At Our Feet

About a week ago, I had the opportunity to revisit my old friend Dave over the phone. He was an old train-watcher, just like me. He was also an old senior citizen, just like me. I asked him if he'd photographed any good trains lately. He replied

My Apologies

After running through the scam mails over the months, we found dozens of scam submissions that should have been posted here at hotscams.com. We have been busy for months, and this site was down for various reasons including just some backend hiccups just hours ago. If...

Performing Routine Anti-Virus Scan

Although I am usually careful with my mails, surfing habits, and installed the latest anti-virus + anti-spam + anti-phishing + anti-spyware + world class software firewall on my PC, that does not stop all the virus from getting inside my harddisk. During a routine...

Rogue Agents – UK

This website reports scams related to buying, selling and improving a house. Based on real experiences, this site is worth a visit when]]> you are seeking the variations of real estate scams. Visit Rouge Agents...

What Can We Do About Spam?

I receive approximately 5,000 emails containing spam each and every day. Well, maybe not that many, but it sure seems like it. Spam is spiraling out of control and shows no signs of stopping. The question is, where does spam come from, and can you do

Spyware Consequences and Defenses

Unfortunately for computer users spyware has become the primary threat when surfing the internet and as the problem continues to grow the likelihood that users can stay "spyware free" is lessened. The nuisance with spyware, aside from its annoying

Lottery Scams from a Phone Call

Whether its phone, email, or a knock on the door, its a scam. HOWEVER, if you bought the MegaMillions and win the first prize, its REAL. No one will call you up because no one knows who has the winning ticket, and its up to YOU to bring the ticket to

Scam School: Blow Hard Scam

We surrender to scams. Now take a break and learn how to scam from scam school. They have various levels of mastery from Beginners introductory course to a diploma. A degree or PHD (permanent head damage) is also possible at degree or diploma mills w