The war against scammers

There was a report by Kevin Anderson at bbc.co.uk last June regarding scammers. Not surprisingly, the former-scammers themselves reaffirmed that these scams works, i.e. there are victims that would bite the bait. The advise had been sound, that is

The Good and The Bad

We had a short break and will resume the updates on our site very soon. Nevertheless, I don’t think anyone who is new to the various scams would ever be scammed if similar ones come along with different storyline. For example, 419 scams, fake checks, lottery...

The Broad Targets & Effects of Spyware.

Spyware and its endless threats to internet users can strike in numerous ways; penetrating areas users thought were secure and untouchable. Recently, a day trader logged into his TD Waterhouse online account and found his account was nearly empty.
Is this a Scam: PartnerWithPaul.com

Is this a Scam: PartnerWithPaul.com

This website offers tips on how he made more than a million dollars online. – Extract 1–“Unlike other “work at home” sites that rely on bogus testimonials and fake screenshots to try to get you to buy their junk, I’ve given you...

SOS!! I need help!!

One of our readers dropped us a note: —-Quote—- ]]> Subject: pepsi company prize notification 2007 “I think I have been scammed IM WORRIED about identity theft I RECEIVED email saying i won 500,000 british pounds and i emailed some of my personal...

Help! I have been scammed!

So you have been scammed. Before doing anything, read these facts: 1) First and foremost, scam prevention is more important and effective than “recovery from a scam”. I know you hate this “who-doesn’t-know” statement. But sometimes what...

Illegal $30m United Nations Contract

Illegal $30m United Nations Contract

Site Updates…

Due to some other commitments, we are slowing down our postings for another week due to other works/commitments. We still have quite a number of backlogs of scam mails, but they are generally the same (esp. advanced fee scam). To date, we have probably listed...

US$24.5million Bonjour Cash

Return-path: [kountaoumar25@hotmail.fr]Delivery-date: Sun, 03 Dec 2006 09:40:54 -0700Received: from [65.54.246.215] (helo=bay0-omc3-s15.bay0.hotmail.com)Received: from hotmail.com ([65.55.130.81]) by bay0-omc3-s15.bay0.hotmail.com with Microsoft SMTP

Is this a Scam: The Challenge of Dating Sites – Case Study on Elite Meeting or Elitemeeting.com

We would like to offer some insights into how some of these membership sites started off. Most membership websites started up as a blank site, unless the website has a different marketing strategy. More often than not, you will end up chatting with people who are just like any other dating site - a working class commoner. There is a complaint like this

Is There Such A Thing As Fair Trade Jewelry?

A Google search for "fair trade jewelry" will bring up numerous companies, many of which sell ethnic jewelry produced in small villages in the developing world. The 'fair trade' concept draws the socially responsible shopper, yet the third party lab

Old News Bad Links

Quite a number of links in our older news or articles might be outdated. In future, we will post more information and summary of the case as a record on our site. While we try not to infringe copyright on other people’s news, our intent is solely for the purpose...

The Humanitarian Enterprise

One of our readers asked our opinion about “The Humanitarian Enterprise”, whether it is a scam. We are not saying that it is a scam, but that is what we were asked. Since the email did not provide any links, we assumed that it is referring to the...

Recession Risks: The Silver Lining

The US appears to poised on the very brink of recession. Investors are reacting as news of a contraction within the service sector for the first time in five years, an FBI investigation into predatory lending, and increasing unemployment statistics,

Product Review: SpamArrest

Does any of this sound familiar? You get so much spam that you have to keep your finger on the delete button whenever you check your email. Then you inevitably erase the one or two important messages that you really needed to see, so you have to sift

Matrix Scams on eBay

A search for "iPod" on eBay yields a couple thousand listings for the digital music player and accessories, but beware: Hundreds of the listings are inducements to join pyramid-style scams. Ebay is swamped with new "matrix" schemes, which ap

Easy Scams on Ebay You Should Know About!

Easy Scams on Ebay You Should Know About!

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...

Sex Offenders in the Cyber Space

Isn’t it amazing how something that seems so innocent can end up being disastrous In a perfect world, there would be nothing wrong with the thrill and excitement of meeting someone in another state

Peace of the Lord be with you

Well, thanks for the blessing Elizabeth, but we have none in return."I am not requesting any money from you befoe you will receive the funds that am giving out to you"You won't ask for money because in this story you are the "Angel", and in the new c