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

Google Cash Scam

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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...

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

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.

Housing Scams in Iraq

real estate scams in Iraq

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...

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,...

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...

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

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

Regarding Authors and Submissions

We have been receiving quite a number of scam reports but we are overwhelmed with the numbers. Some of you have even sent via Comments form in the hope that your submissions will be approved for public release. In order to shorten the time and ease our workload, we...

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...

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

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

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

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

Reduce Online Dating Dangers

Are you still seeking your soul mate? Or are you just looking for friends with the same interests? Well, online dating is definitely a great way to widen your circle of friends. It is really fun to meet many interesting people and sometimes addicti

Politics and the Burmese Ruby Boycott

A few years ago, my wife and I purchased from our Thai suppliers some rubies that were probably from Burma. We wondered what the conditions were under which they were mined and cut, and if owning rubies from Burma was out of alignment with our value

PlayHugeLottos.com

Someone asked: Hi, Would like you to do some research on this online lottery website by the name of Playhugelottos.com . The website appears to be registered in Netherlands (Alarm bells!?) and the web site looks genuine, if possible if you could p...

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

Investment Scam: LiteForex.Org

We received a question about this website, which we would like to seek opinions. "LiteForex offers revolutionary trading technology for beginner traders, and lets you start trading in the Forex market depositing just ONE DOLLAR! Your deposit appears

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

Job Scammer Busted!

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Bank of America Scam

This phishing scam has been around for ages, just like the famous Yahooooo Awards Scam.Subject: bank of america scam Question/Comment: I have a new email address for you. It's another way to get your user name and password, this time they are saying

Beware of House Rental Scam

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Healthy Lifestyles For Darfur more Likely after Steven Spielberg Shames China

Healthy lifestyles are not even on the horizon for millions around the earth, and nowhere is this situation worse than in Darur, Sudan, Africa. And now the world has witnessed a rare shaming of a nation as Steven Spielberg has just inflicted on Chi

Forensic Files Used To Enforce Cyber Law

For every illegal activity that can be associated with a computer, there is a good chance that there are people who have created forensic files used to enforce a Cyber Law that will stop that illegal activity from occurring. Some of the forensic file

Safe Dinar isn’t Safe

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Illegal $30m United Nations Contract

Illegal $30m United Nations Contract

How Blogs Keep You Updated On New Information

For most people with the internet, the local news just doesn't cut it for us anymore. We want personal, in depth stories that most local news broadcasts aren't willing to cover. Or maybe you like knowing what's going on locally but you hate having to

Evergreen Phishing Scams

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Your Home Business Legal Points

There are several important legal factor groups to consider when getting into running a home business. Like it or not, beyond our control, one of them is the legal field. Did you know that there are also quite a few legalities you will need to k

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...

How to shop for free!

How to shop for free!

Maid Gets Made

Kimberly is a businesswoman for a large corporation she deals with some of the companys most important clients. She handles very lucrative contracts and is responsible for sensitive information. The companys ability to keep up with and exceed its com

How To Avoid Dishonest Home Business Schemes

Should You Take The Bait? Unfortunately, unscrupulous home business schemes are everywhere these days. If you surf the internet, it seems as though everywhere you turn, you are flooded with ads that tell you how to earn more money than you are now,

An Abundance Mindset Creates Wealth

One of the biggest misconceptions in the world is that we live in a world of lack. You hear it all the time. There isn't enough money, there isn't enough oil, there isn't enough natural resources, there isn't enough land. On the contrary, there is