419 Scam: Your Package is at the Airport

This is a common scam, regardless of the airport, country, location, whatever. The scammer(s) will inform you that a package containing alot of money (the bait) is waiting for your collection at the airport. You are required to reply or contact another person (custom,...

British National Lottery

We received this submission:Subject: find out lottery scam Question/Comment: I would appreciate if you can tell me about a winning prize received from british national lottery, but first I need to open an account with 500 pounds in habib bank and

Beware of Investment Spam

Since the year 2004, there has been a sharp increase in the amount of investment spam we are receiving in our inbox. I personally receive up to 10 emails per day containing offers or lures to invest in various scams. It is estimated that millions of

What Should We Do About Spam?

I receive over 50 emails per day. Usually, close to 45 of them are spam. For the uninitiated, unsolicited marketing emails are considered spam. The amount of junk email being sent has spiraled out of control. Some people receive over 100 unsolici

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

News report on facebook scam also known as distress scam

This is another case of distress scams, but was called the Facebook scam because the scammer hacks into a Facebook account, and uses that to send out distress signals. Distress scams could happen to any types of accounts, and in the past, we have reports of scammers hacking into Yahoo email account as well.

Identity Theft in Scams

We have no doubt that some of the names used by the scammers in their emails and letters are taken from real people. Lets put it this way, no scammer would use their real name in]]> a scam. So although we list the full email with the ‘fake names’ of...

Google Cash Scam

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Webhosting Companies

In recent years, the cost of webhosting has been dropping rather quickly due to the ease of market entry. The availability of OTS(off-the-shelf) webhosting control panel that simplifies the tasks of creating webhosting accounts on the popular Linu

Word of Thanks from our readers

We would like to express that we are happy about what we have done here. It is not easy to update this website everyday, after a tiring day of work. But we feel great when we received many good comments: A K Naik: “I have received two emails about this. The...

Requesting Report on Aliexpress Scam

We are receiving several reports on scams reported at b2b trade websites but are hesitant about posting them here. There are always 2 sides of the story in any trading or transaction, so we will take it with a pinch of salt. Recently one email came in from a Chinese...

SIM Swop Scam

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Star Bucks and Iraq War

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Pharmaceutical and Medical Spam Scam

Pharmaceutical Spam Scam

Buy Contacts of 400 US Billionaires

This guy is selling the contacts (office phone no. and address) of 400 US Billionaires, 2010 edition. You can buy the information for $1000 for 400 Billionaires contacts, or $600 for 200 contacts.

Distress Scam: Warning! Hacked Yahoo Account Used to Scam Friends

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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

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...

Publish Your Own Ebook

Why on earth would anyone want to do that? There are only 3 possible reasons: 1) Money 2) Fame/Fortune 3) Self Fulfilment In my case, I publish ebooks for money - the number 1 motivation behind all ebooks on the internet today. But do you even know

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...

Paris Hilton may not serve full sentence

We were suspecting the whole issue is a “celebrity scam”! Quote:“It’s possible that it could be 21 days, 23 days. It’s a complicated formula that the state sets down. It’s possible that she could do less time,” Whitmore told...