My Name and Pictures are used by the Scammers!

We received this: Subject: delete my profile Question/Comment: Good day! I saw my profile on different scam sites and I do not know how my photos can appear there…I A NOT A SCAMMER!!!Somebody use my photos and not just photos and my friends think that I am a...

The Great Firewall of China

Just when I thought that we could be back on track for site updates, we soon found out that the next virtual barrier that we need to solve is the Great Firewall of China.  It was about a week before Beijing Olympics 2008, when our trusted VPN connection (working since...

The Dos And Don’ts Of Using Office Furniture

When it comes to the use of office furniture there are several etiquette rules that should be observed and these rules will differ from office to office. What is acceptable in one place will be your downfall in another. Suss out the rules of your new

China Tea Scams

As an irregular expatriate to China, I am quite alarmed to find out there is in fact a "tea scam". There is no fake tea, but sub-standard tea. This is the thing about China these days. You will get what you want in most cases, but depending who you a

Latest Scam Can Steal Your Parents — and Your Inheritance — From You

There's a new scam targeting the elderly that may shock you. If you've got an aging parent, it's imperative that you know how to take precautions. In this scam, the crooks actually take guardianship of your parents. And once this one happens, you los

About FreeLotto.com

While we cannot be sure if any of these free online lottery or paid lottery agency are scams, we are pretty sure some of them are spam traps. That is to say, they will keep sending you emails after emails just to ask you to join em. Here are some popular mail headers...

Social Networking and Scamming

After reading our website, many of you may start to think that it is no longer safe to use the internet for sharing things, esp. your photos, names and contact information. Your name, photos, and contact infomration, may be used against you in scams. The scammer is...

Why you must not reply to scammers

Unless you are an experienced scambaiter, simply do not reply to any scammers’ unsolicited mails. Who knows, even a cheap 419 scam mail may turn out to be a hacking attempt to steal your personal data. All the scammers need to do is attach some...

US$35million dollar from Mr James Richard

Someone filthy rich has died in Victoria, Lagos (where is this?), and he has US$35million left with some citizen bank or something like that. James is trying to find an idiot who believe his story and send him some real money in return for the

Submitted Reports for Mar 2010

We are opening up a new article thread for visitors to submit reports for Mar 2010, as a comment to this article below. For further information, guidelines, etc, please check out the category where this will be filed at "Submit Reports". Note th

Please, No more Flash!

This week I received a new client interested in a search engine optimization service. Since he already had his website developed, we visited it to check it out. What a disappointment! His whole web site was created with Macromedia Flash. Yes, the s
Online Lottery

Online Lottery

Typically, we do not recommend playing any online lottos, but we actually are making an exception in one case, and that is playing the lottos at Ladbrokes and we’ll tell you why. First of all, Ladbrokes is a well-established UK institution with a long history of...

Senior Citizens Scammed!

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Quick Scams Updates

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William Moris of NatWest Online Bank Offers 450k from Microsoft Promo

This no-brainer is a great start for the new year. A reader asked if this is a scam. "This is to inform you that the verification and validation of your claims and email identity was successful. You have been approved to claim the sum of £ 450,