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Would You Want This Done To You?

One of the frustrations that every representative of merchant services has is when they spend a great deal of time and effort into providing the best solution and best competitive prices for a merchant, especially when it relates to their credit card

Is this a Scam: FreeAffiliateInsider.Com

Is this a Scam: FreeAffiliateInsider.Com

Four Common Mistakes Made Using Web Templates (revised)

There are templates available for web sites, web page headers and banners, navigation buttons, order buttons, and more. Templates save time and money, and they can greatly improve the look of a web site. However, the improper use of templates can

Investigation of Online Puppy Scams

news on pet scams

America Frees Women To Fight Back

In the shadow of the war in Iraq, America and her NATO allies continue to wage war against Al-Qaeda and the remaining Taliban in the deserts and mountains of Afghanistan. As with the war in Iraq, the media fails to mention any progress in the region

David versus Goliath on Cyberspace

You may think that thousands of people are flocking online daily to seek out their rightful place among Internet marketing giants who have created a virtual empire of passive profits.But while they may be looking into it, many prospective Internet ma

Former US Marines charged with multiple scams

former US marines charged for scamming

Fake Check and Money Order for Hay Purchase

Fake Check and Money Order for Hay Purchase

Yellow Pages vs. Craigslist vs. Web Directories

Phone books are no longer resorted to when one urgently needs information. Sure, there was the time when my husband left the toilet paper roll on the floor, directly below the waiting empty roll, for the 74th time in a row. But for its actual aim of

Which Is Really The Best Browser For You?

The very best way to determine if some browser is the one for you is to download your personal copy and test it, since all are free. It only takes a few minutes and your new browser is up and running. If you choose to download Mozilla, you can get ad

You Need To Find Your Niche For Your Online Business

There are millions of people logging onto the internet every day from around the world searching for the next big thing to make money online, promote their business and product. The question that needs to be asked before you even think about enterin

A Look at Online Information Today

The internet is a vast highway of ever changing word traffic and there is almost an insatiable demand for content. Once you log on in the morning and download your emails you now have the rest of the world at your fingertips. You can look up an Austr

Making Money at Home is Easy

Making Money at Home is Easy

Obama Re-assures Nervous Americans

As Americans get more fidgety about an ailing economy, President-elect Barack Obama sought to reassure the nation and nervous holiday shoppers as beleaguered stores braced for their most important month of the year “Help is on the way,” he proclaimed at his third news briefing on the economy this week

Review of the Waiora Income Opportunity

Review of the Waiora Income Opportunity

How to Become a Web Expert Without Spending A Dime

If I could show you how to become a Web design, development or marketing expert without spending a dime, would you want to learn? Imagine you're a master at making money online, that you're passionate, and excited during almost every hour you spend

Having ATM Withdrawal Symptoms?

Katherine was a 19 year old freshman at large university out west. She was a busy young person who wanted to become an engineer when she graduated. She worked partime in an establishment near campus to take care of her extra expenses. She routinely

Identity Theft Protection – Because You Never Know When You Are At Risk

Identity Theft occurs when someone wrongfully uses your personal identification to obtain credit, loans, services, even rentals and mortgages in your name. They may even commit crimes while impersonating you! It is never fun and something that you s

Do not be scammed by this fake machine!

free mammogram scam

It Takes Mud Tires to Build an Internet Business

Thousands upon thousands of people are facinated with the question of how the "average Joe and Josephine" are getting rich selling things on the internet. You've heard the promises... "Make money while you sleep!" "Earn a 6-figure income; no expe

An Interview on a Fair Trade Jewelry Model in South Africa

Laurens Mare is CEO of the South African Jewelry Counsel. The interview was conducted by Marc Choyt. Through the nonprofit organization, Vukani-Ubuntu, you have created a wonderful model that trains economically disadvantaged people from townships

Gold Dust Scam

Gold Dust Scam

7 Killer Tips To Create Successful Internet Home Business Ideas

This does not mean that planning would be somehow out of use, when you think internet business ideas. No not at all. A good plan is very, very important. My target by this article is to help you in the thinking process to create some thoughts for t

Becoming Successful Online Can Be Achieved

Becoming successful online takes time and dedication. However, the results can be tremendous. Becoming successful online is a process much like everything else in life. You do not run before you walk and you do not succeed before you fail. Internet

Why Is My Computer Running So Slow?

Well, as with most things in life, there are many possible reasons as to why your computer might be running slower than normal. However, if you use the internet regularly, it is *almost certain* that one of the main reasons your computer is running

7 Reasons Why Internet Marketing Works Well For Women

Internet marketing or marketing a product/business on the internet is fast becoming a popular way to build a business. It appeals because you don't need your own product to be successful, you have a market that shops while you sleep and you can work

Year Profit and HYIP

yearprofit HYIP scam

The Cowboy Scam

cowboy scam

Malaysian Datuk in MLM scam

MLM Scam

Diamonds, Gemstones, Lumps of Coal – Another Strike at the Dragon’s Soul

This news to China is another diamond of the moral lessons from God or pure living, or Buddha himself. The way we live, is the way we die. Buddha had a following not because what he said, but how he lived such a holy serene life as no other holy man

Obama Fallacy Will Open Gates of Hell in The Middle East

Hamas is waiting, and hoping, for an Obama victory in November. During the Doha Debates (BBC, May 27, 2008), leading Hamas spokesman Mahmoud Al Zahar categorically implied that the only way out of the current impasse in the Gaza strip would be a neut

Textual Images of Iraq

In a recent article, Dr. Amaal V.E. Tokars writes, "American citizens receive many images about the war/occupation in Iraq on a daily basis. These images are presented to citizens through various mediums in print, radio, and in television. These medi

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

The Beginning of Civil War or The End of Civil Society?

In a recent article by Dr. Amaal V.E. Tokars, she writes: "There has been much talk recently over whether or not Iraq has fallen into a state of civil war. If this talk is true, then the question of who is to blame for the violence has a simple answ

What Is That Small Orange Icon Labeled RSS or XML?

RSS (Really Simple Syndication) enables people to have the latest information delivered directly to them. This avoids having to visit sites every day looking for updates and instead allows you to see when websites have added new content that you are

Holiday Club Scam

holiday scam video demo

Making Money Online Is Easier Than You Might Think

Making money online is largely about taking action. The more you sit back and wait for the "right time" the less you are actually out there making money. Making money online is again as difficult as making money off line the only difference is it nee

A “Titanic” Dating Scam!

A "Titanic" Dating Scam!

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

Dr Phil getting real mad at a scammer

If you have not watch this, check out how Dr Phil deals with a scammer his way. Click play to watch.

Greeting Card Scams Comes with Free Trojans

greet card scams with trojans

Google Ranking Keeps Website Owners on their Toes

Google for the longest time maintains the standards which website owners need to maintain in order to achieve maximum exposure though the search engines. I have often wondered how a website could be number one on MSN search but could not be found on

Pet scams targeted at individuals

pet scams

Findings on Spam and Scam Servers

Findings on Spam and Scam Servers

Decency Wins Over Cultural Decay

I will admit I was getting a little worried about the recently nixed Fox interview with O.J. Simpson as well as Judith Regan's decision to publish his book. The short lived media frenzy regarding the O.J. Simpson book, If I Did It, as well as Judit

The Day the Music Died – 911

Remember when the Berlin wall came down, and some of us had hoped for world peace? One by one, former Soviet Block countries became democracies and we all hoped for the best. The concept of democracy is difficult for anyone who has not lived in a fre

Help! I have been scammed!

I have been scammed, please help me!

Greek History Books, Democracy – America, Soon China

The news today may have been historic. As an earlier brilliant light of early America, Emerson noted while he and his friend Thoreau would read and discuss the ideas of the ages, others would shout loudly about another train derailment. Or there was

Betrayed By Love Part Two

Finding the right person to share your life with is like searching the ocean floor until you find a clam that shelters a priceless pearl. It is so prefect that you take it to a jeweler and you place it in a beautiful ring setting so you can show it

High Yield Investment Program Scams

As you read the next email in your box about how the widow of the former leader of Mubai needs your help getting her deceased hubby's millions out of the corrupt grasp of that nation's banks, rest assured, internet crime has already moved well past t

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

Christmas Gift Shopping Online

Have you begun to make out your Christmas shopping list yet? it is early yet you say? True, but it is never too early to begin shopping for your loved ones. Do you have a fisherman in your family? A scrap booker? A quilter? Children to shop for?

Green Prayer Cloth Miracles?

Green Prayer Cloth Miracles?

Betrayed By Love Part Two

Finding the right person to share your life with is like searching the ocean floor until you find a clam that shelters a priceless pearl. It is so prefect that you take it to a jeweler and you place it in a beautiful ring setting so you can show it

Having ATM Withdrawal Symptoms?

Katherine was a 19 year old freshman at large university out west. She was a busy young person who wanted to become an engineer when she graduated. She worked partime in an establishment near campus to take care of her extra expenses. She routinely

Free In America: Fact or Fiction?

The recent debate over illegal immigration in America has generated a lot of talk about freedom. Political pundits have taken center stage on nightly news programs to champion reasons for and against why illegal immigrants should enjoy the same freed

Get free drinks using “surface tension”

Get free drinks using surface tension

Is your Computer Infected with Spyware?

Is your computer running slower than it should be? Do you find that de-fragmentation and extra memory doesn't help? Do you think it could be a virus? What do you do in situations like these? I suppose you'd run your antivirus software. But what h

Video Voyeurism and Surveillance Laws in the Workplace

Are you thinking about installing Hidden or Surveillance Cameras in your place of business? Many employers consider video and other surveillance key to keeping an honest and productive workplace. It keeps employees on the straight and narrow - no f

Betrayed By Love

A beautiful woman can inspire a person to do just about anything. But it is their heart that reveals the character of the person. Beware she can capture you through lies of love. She can be an instrument of Satan who wants to deceive you and lead

Identity Theft: What You Need To Know

More and more people are becoming victims of identity theft every day because they do not have the knowledge of what it is and how it happens. People who have been the victims of identity theft can have their credit ruined and in the long run have pr

Stock Promotion

stock promotion scam

Keys To Creating A Successful Content Website

The amount of information on the Internet is remarkable. With a simple Google search, you can uncover hundreds of potential websites on just about any subject. Many people are interested in adding to the wealth of information on the Internet by creat

Decency Wins Over Cultural Decay

I will admit I was getting a little worried about the recently nixed Fox interview with O.J. Simpson as well as Judith Regan's decision to publish his book. The short lived media frenzy regarding the O.J. Simpson book, If I Did It, as well as Judit

Running A Home Based Business Can Be Lucrative

Home-based businesses account for over 400 billion dollars a year in income. Over 150 million people in North America alone now operate some type of business endeavor. Home-based sewing businesses are becoming increasingly popular as more people are

Financial Aid Scams

Financial Aid Scams

419 Scam: I still need a partner to transfer USD 18million…

I and two other colleagues are currently in need of a silent foreign partner whose bank account we can use to transfer the sum of Eighteen Million Five Hundred Thousand U.S. dollars. This fund accrued legitimately to us as commission from foreign contracts, through our private connections. The fund is presently waiting to be remitted through an offshore funds manager to any overseas beneficiary confirmed by us as associate/receiver. By virtue of our positions as civil servants in my country, we cannot acquire this money in our names.

New York Times Fooled by Mexican Populist Demagogue

In 2006 Mexico averted what would have been a disaster for Mexico, the United States and Latin America. Felipe Calderon of the PAN party narrowly defeated Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador or AMLO of the PRD party in one of the closest and most amazing n

Funding Options for US Players

Since the passage of the unpopular Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act of 2006 (UIGEA) many US online bingo players have been confused as to the legality of online bingo and the funding methods left available to them. Several of the major pl

419 Scam: Fake Ecobank

This 419 scam uses fake Ecobank name. If you landed on this page... bingo, if you received something like below, it is a scam mail. All Caps, that is a rude, scammer. Woah, its $950k, I am going to pee in my pants... lol ----- AFTER THE OFFICIAL...