Cheap OEM Softwares?

We are getting these spam mails almost everyday, selling expensive so -called OEM softwares at a great discounted price. This business of piracy has basically 3 groups (in hotscams.com definition). Type 1, they are geniune OEM Softwares seller but

Dubai US$17.5million Scam

The following is the full letter with header:Return-path: arif_shaikh@mail2world.comDelivery-date: Tue, 12 Dec 2006 12:09:27 -0700Received: from [217.165.124.205] (helo=2mails1114.com)From: "Mr. Arif Shaikh" [arif_shaikh@mail2world.com]Reply-To: arif

Is this a scam?

If you ever found our site while checking if you just received a scam, then the answer is “Yes”. What else do you think you can find at HotScams.com? Perfect, well-proven, get-rich-quick schemes, or that million dollar from some dead people are real and...

US$28 million South African Scam

This is a money transfer scam with a total value of US$28million. The scammers promises potential scammees (like you/me) a reward of 20% of the total fund for assisting in the funds transfer. (WOW, rub your eyes harder!)Below is the header of the

Phishing site claiming $1.3 B has been recovered from a Madoff Hideout

Although its a lot of money, only a handful of people (investors) are likely to be affected by this phishing scam. What might happen next are 419 scammers who might make use of similar tactics to lure commoners with stories that "they have found

419 Scam: Fake Standard Chartered Bank of Ghana

Fake Name: Joy Mensah Offer Type: Money Transfer Transfer Amount: $5.5 million only Storyline: Just another fund transfer scam. Location: Claims to be Ghana Scammer Email: joy2008@saix.net This is a scam. All names and entity mentioned are fake. —–Original...

1 million Euro – EUROPEAN LOTTERY WIN

As usual, the mail header and content for the records.Wow, the return-path for the Euro Lottery is a fake ibm.com email address!! The prize also comes with a free Volkswagen!!! WOW!!!------ Mail Header ------Return-path: <rwbajcwqnq@ibm.com&am

Complaint on Pandora-DIY – Updated

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A Pathetic Lost Soul

I was glad to receive this submission as I was running out of joy of receiving funny scam mails. lolWhy do I use this heading? It is simple. If you read the scammer's mail later on, you will find a pathetic Scammer getting mixed up with his person

Support for HotScams.com

No no no, we are not asking for donations. It takes quite some effort to publish articles, reports and answering to some interesting questions. So we would appreciate if you can help spread the words about our site, or even comment on some of the scams reported by any...

Take the McAfee Anti-Scam Challenge!

(Migrated from News to Blog) We are delighted to find a “Scam Recognition test” at McAfee Advisor. It is a great tool to test if you are easily fooled by phishing site, also your anti-scam knowledge. One of the important skill used is to check the URL,...

When The Boss Finds Mold In The Workplace

Mold is a serious problem, not only in homes, but also in the places where we work. Employers and landlords should take special care to make sure their properties are not infested with mold and they should do this not only because the value of the

We Can Drive Oil Prices Down Now

In America today the average price of gasoline has skyrocketed past $4.00 per gallon with no end in sight. Oil prices have doubled since the end of 2007 with $200 per barrel conceivable within months. Still, no one seems to have a solution. The gover

Warning: Do not buy Apple IPAD from unknown source with high search ranking

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Spam, Lovely Spam, Wonderful Spam

Do you remember the quote from the Monty Python sketch in 1970. Then it was about canned meat. Spam is nowadays mostly known to be: sending nearly identical messages to a few or thousands (or millions) of recipients by e-mail (Wikipedia). Spam is be

Gold Dust Offer 2010

A new gold dust scam email just arrived. This has been around for a very long time, and is also similar to 419 scam. In fact, you will end up paying for nothing, when you expected something they promised in return. Please read our trade secret of how

419 Scam: Fake World Economic Forum

These scammers will fake anybody. Why on earth would WEF give away free money!? This is a 419 scam. ——————— Congratulations!!! (File No:wefd-0101) We are pleased to announce to you that the European...

HotScams Holidays

We are currently away for holidays and we will resume our hot scam business in Jan 09. Please continue to submit any comments, questions, articles, mails, complaints, etc. If you are pissed off with scammers and needed someone to listen to you cursing them, please...

Reply to Patricia about winnings

Pat, you sent an email: —-i wnat to nknow how are the winnigs April 2007. Please end Name and E- mail. I want]]> know theirs.—– Which winnings are you referring to?? We are not operating a lottery here. And if we do, we are perfectly sure no one...

Advertising in Comments

We keep getting comments from a particular visitor that writes rubbish but with a link to some member’s website. If you are the one reading this post, then I am talking to you. Deleting these comments is as simple as one click away, so its easy for us. However,...

Its not MY company

We keep getting emails from readers such as this one: “i got letter from shellpetroleum development co letter date wed, january 2010, in this letter i was a Winner of 2,800,000,00. Is it true letter from your company? “please take any action for this scam...

419 Scam: Fake Ecobank

This 419 scam uses fake Ecobank name. If you landed on this page… bingo, if you received something like below, it is a scam mail. All Caps, that is a rude, scammer. Woah, its $950k, I am going to pee in my pants… lol —– Date: Tue, 11 Oct 2011...

Diamond Minds, Metro Europe – Libya Wants In!

When we see and hear leaders of Europe on a British television, it is refreshing to hear such diamond thinking. What they say has great and good events coming at us, even through all the gloom of the moment. They speak to a delegate from Russia, and

Hot Scams – Anti-Scam Guide

Anti-Scam Guide, revent Email Scams Involving Money and Cash Transfers, Prevent Scams posted on Classifieds, Auctions, Ebays, Craigslist, Prevent Romance Scams posted on Match.com, and all social networking websites, Prevent Job Scams, Mystery Shopper Scam, Anti-Phishing Guidelines,

About the process…

Kumar wrote: ]]> SIR I HAVE GOT E-MAIL WHICH ANNOUNCE MY E-MAIL ID BUT THEY DID NOT GIVE ANY PROCESS —–Hi there, I am not sure if you are complaining that the scammers failed to include the process to claim “the money”. The easiest way to...