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

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

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Quite a number of links in our older news or articles might be outdated.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...

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

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

Ok Ok I am SORRY!

Ok, I need to apologize (again for the umpth time) that I have not been reading my emails and updating this website. I am really sorry because this website started out in anger because of all those stupid emails that we received each day esp. the 419 scams. We have...

I am a computer-retard

Someone wrote: Question/Comment: I am a computer-retard.  Really.  I bought a program, can’t get into it, can’t open my documents.  Can’t you call me, please]]> to walk me through downloading? cell xxxxxxxxx And I somewhat agree to that first...

About the Affiliates and Blogging

Someone mentioned about creating a blog to sell “affiliate products”. We would like to clarify that we are not affiliated to the guest writers who posted articles on our site. And we do not earn any money through the “referral” when a visitor...

Learning the hard way

It is surprising to hear people asking about what to do about similar letters they received, whether should they give it a try, or asking (again) if the offer is a scam. For many, it is obvious that these offers are scams. Perhaps it is because one or more of the...

Quality of Spam Emails Needs Improvement

In reality, spam emails are similar to the good old days when we receive unsolicited sales/marketing faxes and brochures. The only difference is that clearing spam emails incur time, cost (anti-spam software) and resources, while the latter is a wast

419 Scam: Fake Mamoud Salif Offers $22.5m

Fake Name: Mamoud Salif Offer Type: Money Transfer Transfer Amount: $22.5 million only Storyline: A rich agricultural equipment supplier died in an aircrash. The scammer is asking you to act as the Next-of-Kin and receive the funds. Location: Claims to be somewhere in...

Bush and Tony Blair

Sometimes we need that deserving break to watch some funny stuffs, even when it is not a scam and unreal. This love song is really funny, click the play button to watch. Bush and Tony Blair - Click Here for more great videos and pictures!

We All Hate Spam

Spam is the scourge of the Internet. Spam, as everyone knows, is the unsolicited advertisements that clog up email inboxes worldwide. Even occasional users of the Internet will know how annoying and time consuming spam can be: when logging onto the I

charmpandorajewellery.com

Watch out for websites like this, disguised as a foreign website with no contact address. It is easy to setup a shopping cart using pirated scripts and “professional” looking graphics. The guys behind these did not make any effort to hide their whois...
Learning the hard way

Learning the hard way

It is surprising to hear people asking about what to do about similar letters they received, whether should they give it a try, or asking (again) if the offer is a scam. For many, it is obvious that these offers are scams. Perhaps it is because one or more of the...
Bank of America Scam

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 that...
Make 5000 Euro using Paypal

Make 5000 Euro using Paypal

There is this email running around with an attachment teaching how to make money using viral marketing techniques selling nothing. It is like one of those “get rich quick”, or if they didn’t say you are going to be rich, then it is a...

Job and Fake Check Scam: Fake Abingdon Cockell Limited

HotScam.com search and reports the hottest scam, news, videos and reports on the internet - lottery scam, inheritance scam, pet scam, lover scam, phishing scam, commercial scam, job scam and more scams

Scammers on Craigslist

Ilan wrote:i   advertise  in  craigslist.org  there  are  always s. africans  that  are  trying  to  take  advantage  of  the  landlords.——We wouldn’t be surprise with that. They have been ]]> targeting people in pet and job scams in other boards...
Your DHL Courier Company

Your DHL Courier Company

A desperate scammer is sending an email with the title “YOUR DHL COURIER COMPANY”, saying that some board of director has approved a reward money of $2.5million for “your hardwork and support”. We are quite sure that no one owes you $2.5million, where even the rare...