Shovel Scammer Strikes in US

They started knocked on the doors of homes asking if they can help to shovel their driveway for a fee. Then the scammers turned robbers, and they would kick doors to gain entry into the house and...

Fake Tim Harris scam mail

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How Identity Theft Can Affect You

Over the last ten years or so we have seen a huge increase in a very special kind of criminal. This criminal doesn't break into your home, vehicle, or office space to vandalize or steal something, but this criminal breaks into your identity and use

Archived News – Spammer Jailed for 1.6mill GBP Scam

More than a year ago, an internet spammer called Peter Francis-Macrae (aka Weaselboy) was sentenced to 6 years imprisonment for offering domain names which he does not own. He had used spams to trick victims into paying him to register for new Eur

Starting A Business While Dealing With Information Overload

It seems when first looking to start an Internet business everyone seems to deal with the same problem "Information overload." This is one of the reasons that people fail when trying to start an Internet business. When you start an Internet business,

Complaint on Pandora-DIY – Updated

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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

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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

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,...

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

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

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

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

UK OFT: Forward Scam Mails to help with investigations

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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

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...

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...

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

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...

419 Scam: Mr.Tomo Sand Nori

This is the “Japanese” franchise of the 419 scam. There is a reason why many 419 scam mails are very short these days. 1) If the email is too long, it would sound crazy and most people could have rejected it as scam. 2) If its short, and yet SOMEBODY...

Michael Awo has $6,000,000 to share with you

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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

Don’t You Hate Feeling Taken?

Once a year we feel taken by the IRS. Last year, however, the IRS issued a consumer alert to prevent us from feeling taken by surprise. The alert warned about an e-mail scam offering $80 for participating in a customer satisfaction survey. Among othe

Car Warranty Scam

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Computer Viruses: Will Your PC Be A Victim?

What are computer viruses? Many computer users would find it hard to answer that question. In fact the definition of a virus has nothing to do with what terrible damage it may inflict on your computer. It is just a question of how it spreads. A virus

Canadian Lady Scammed

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Identity Theft Report

You're just an average person, with small savings and a regular wage. You couldn't be a target of identity theft could you? Who would want to steal your identity? The fact is millions of people each year are falling victim to the crime of identity t

Is this a Scam: Survey Club

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Hot Scams – Yahoo Splash Promotions

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Avoiding Online Business Fraud

When you are looking for a way to make money online, you should make sure you have your fraud detectors on full alert when you read through any proposals being presented. In most instances, it should be pretty easy to figure out if someone is trying

Avoiding Home Based Business Scams

Likely you have seen many advertisements for home business scams that seem too good to be true. Each year people fall for these scams and millions of dollars are lost. Many of these scams are aimed at individuals such as stay at home parents, unemplo

The Striving Scam Business

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I have been scammed at job site and I need advice…

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Fake Check Scam Targets Job Seekers

Fake Check Scam Targets Job Seekers