The Mission Of The Better Business Bureau

The Better Business Bureau (BBB) since its founding in 1912 has proven that the mass of marketplace problems can be solved fairly through using voluntary self-regulation and consumer education. The BBB system is a private, non-profit organization cr

World Economic Crisis 2008

It’s currently a time of great depression. Warning bells are ringing worldwide! Recessions have happened even earlier. In the past fifty years we have seen recessions of all hues. But this time it is going to stay much longer. It is going to etch its mark even in third world countries. In the capitalist business cycle, recessions are but common place. To some extent, recessions are good in the sense that they help wash out excesses in the system by clearing away inefficient companies in the fray. It paves way for new competitors who present competition to keep the demand and supply in perfect sync on a long term basis.

Phone Swindling Scam

Phone Swindling Scam

419 Scam: Dual ATM Mastercard?

The way the email content is planned is to exploit people who are greedy or need cash urgently. What is more attractive than someone saying “Hey, I have an ATM or Credit Card filled with free credits or money for you”. There is no free lunch. > From:...

David Blaine Joke

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Microsoft gives back?

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Who Do You Trust For The Truth?: An American-Iraqi Seduction Review

In a recent article by Dr. Amaal V.E. Tokars, she writes: "You keep up with the news. Poof! You are the "knowledgeable American" who can amaze and entertain friends by giving savvy, sage comments about world events. Right? Could an Iraqi citizen say

Making Money Online Can Be Easy

While selling products and advertising are very legitimate methods for creating an income with the internet, most people dont even consider a much more effective method for making money on the internet, which is by selling their own services. Now s

Web Cards Phishing Scam

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Starting Up Your Own Online Business Is A Good Idea

Starting up an internet business is a good idea, but designing a business model is where the actual risk lies. You might even have a good business model with sure fire ideas but still it requires a lot of confidence to start up your own business. Sta

OFT Issues Warning on Romance Scam

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This Spamming is Cramming My Inbox!

We've all had this experience: You login to your email account, excited to read messages from friends, relatives, co-workers, or your girlfriend perhaps. You view the link to your inbox, and it says you have five messages. Fervently, you open your

The Body Scanner Scam

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Australian Taxation Office (ATO) Refund Scam Mail

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Answer to Ammar

The following was the message from Mr Ammar: —–Name: AmmarSubject: inquiryQuestion/Comment: Ref: 435062725Batch: 7050470902/189Winning no: GB8101/LPRCDear,  i]]> have received a letter tell me that I have won the lottery and send me the form to fill and...

Rumours of “Sheep-Dog” Scam

We have heard about puppy scams mixed with advanced fee scams (419 scams). We have also heard about fake and replica goods sold as real. How about buying a puppy (thinking that it is a puppy), but is in fact a real lamb in disguise?  Perhaps there is some genetic...

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

Get Paid to Read Emails

Wouldn't it be nice, that for every e-mail you open, a person would ring your doorbell and hand you a nickel, a dime, a quarter or even a whole dollar? Picture a long queue formed in front of your door made of people who want to hand you money. Nice,

A Note on Western Union Fraud Warning

There are many people who have been scammed after sending money to a scammer through Western Union. Western Union has a page that warns about fraud, copied as follows: The Western Union Money Transfer® service is a great way to send money to people you know and trust....

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...

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

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

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...

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

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

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...

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...

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

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