Anti-Scam Articles

We have compiled several articles about anti-scam guides. The first generic guide was posted earlier and can be found here. Other articles or contributions are published as and when we receive them. Please feel free to contact us to include your articles here, as long as it is relevant to the topic and useful for the public. You may choose not to include the author information in the article.




Identity Theft: Common Ways To Get Your Identity Stolen

Identity theft is one of the fastest growing crimes in current times. People wanting to steal your identity can get your personal information just by doing a simple search on the Internet. Once the thief has obtained this information, he can use it f

Fake Check and Money Order for Hay Purchase

Fake Check and Money Order for Hay Purchase

Vote For The Worst… Idol!?

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Is this a Scam: EZ Wealth Solution

Is this a Scam - EZ Wealth Solution

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

Stock Promotion

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Here comes more Kristina!!

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Diamond Minds, Metro Europe – Libya Wants In!

When we see and hear leaders of Europe on a British television, it is refreshing to hear such diamond thinking. What they say has great and good events coming at us, even through all the gloom of the moment. They speak to a delegate from Russia, and

Hot Scams – Anti-Scam Guide

Anti-Scam Guide, revent Email Scams Involving Money and Cash Transfers, Prevent Scams posted on Classifieds, Auctions, Ebays, Craigslist, Prevent Romance Scams posted on Match.com, and all social networking websites, Prevent Job Scams, Mystery Shopper Scam, Anti-Phishing Guidelines,

Greeting Card Scams Comes with Free Trojans

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Making Money Online Is Easier Now Than EVER Before

The point of being online anymore, isint about just checking your email, there are millions if not billions of people making money online every single day. How do they do it? What steps are they taking? What do you need to know in order to make mon

Biological and Chemical Weapons In An Age of Terror

A history of terrorism requires a very specific definition to avoid a never-ending summary of every violent act ever recorded. The brief, objective definition proposed by Dr. Boaz Ganor, an Israeli political scientist and deputy dean of the Lauder Sc

Sgt Mark Momo Also Found Saddam’s Treasure

Sgt Mark Momo Also Found Saddam's Treasure

Pharmaceutical and Medical Spam Scam

Pharmaceutical Spam Scam

Is this a Scam: We Received a Check by Pepsi and ABC

Is this a Scam: We Received a Check by Pepsi and ABC

Why People Hate Cell Phone Companies

When did cell phone companies get the idea that making things difficult for their customers was a good idea? Here are just a few examples of where they went wrong: * Having two year contracts, and extending them at every opportunity. If you have to

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

Euromillion Loteria Espanol 2007 promotions

Euromillion Loteria Espanol scam

Beware of street thief!

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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

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

Archived News – Spammer Jailed for 1.6mill GBP Scam

More than a year ago, an internet spammer called Peter Francis-Macrae (aka Weaselboy) was sentenced to 6 years imprisonment for offering domain names which he does not own. He had used spams to trick victims into paying him to register for new Eur

President Gul of Turkey – An Islamist in Disguise ?

The election of Abdullah Gul as President of Turkey on 28 August 2007 is controversial because of his Islamic background. Now that both the Prime Minister and President have religious backgrounds, his election is widely viewed as a threat to the secu

Irreversible Damage by Fraudulent Classified Ads

When it comes to seeking a reliable source for something, most people will turn to classified ads. The reason being these are placed categorically and those who know what they are searching for don't have to scour around all ads to find what they are

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

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

Value Creation Creates Wealth

One of the greatest fallacies pervading in the middle and low classes is the assumption that wealthy people have done something illegal or immoral or both to get the wealth that they possess. On the contrary. In general, rich people have found a w

Save Your Money by Avoiding Home Business Scams

How many times have you heard about or received an offer for an apparent great home business opportunity? You know, lots of claims of income and then at the bottom of the website or sales page or infomercial picture, on your television, they have a d

Why Are We Still in Iraq? (Part 1)

There seems to be some confusion between patriotism and common sense lately. This is what most nationalistic movements bank on. No one should speak up with the voice of reason; if you do, you will be shouted down, called a coward, and publicly shamed

Effective Credit Control for Your Business

Running a business on credit is one of the most professional things you can do, whilst also becoming one of the most risky. As soon as you offer credit to your customers you are opening yourself up for severely late payment, or worse still, no payme

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

Phone Swindling Scam

Phone Swindling Scam

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.

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

Cross-Site Scripting Scam on eBay

ebay cross-site scripting scam

How to shop for free!

How to shop for free!

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

Gold Dust Scam

Gold Dust Scam

Encouraging Ethical Behavior

Most authorities agree that there is room for improvement in business ethics. One of the most problematic questions raised in relation to business ethics is whether or not businesses can become more ethical in the real world. The majority opinion on

Business Ethics: Three Tips to Stay in Integrity with Yourself

Wow -- every day seems to bring us a new story about business ethics wrongdoing! Is America headed to hell in a hand basket because of a serious lack of ethics at the highest level in American business? Or, it is just that ethical transgressions ar

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....

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

Fake Money From Bank Machines?

Counterfeit money is an uncommon yet unfortunate reality. The chances of receiving counterfeit dollar bills are very small, but not impossible. Many incidents have been reported of people unknowingly getting fake money from Automated Teller Machines

Are We Headed for a Globalized Recession?

On February 14th, a manufactured day devoted to romantic love, Wall Street wasn't interested or feeling any good vibes: The Dow, as well as most of the other major stock markets around the world, finished down on recession fears. Why so spooked? For

A “Titanic” Dating Scam!

A "Titanic" Dating Scam!

Using Ink Cartridges For Money Laundering

Police have been watching a flat in South East London for over a month after reports of suspicious activities. Without much to go on, investigations have been slow. The owners have been established as legitimate legal tenants, apparently running a sm

Watch out for common street scams and thief!

Watch out for common street scams and thief

Online Business Is Still Growing

Online business is still in its infancy, especially when compared to centuries of "real world" trading, bartering and selling which has taken place. While ?real world? solutions will not fit every online business concern, both types of businesses bec

Scammers Strike!

Scammers Strike!

Findings on Spam and Scam Servers

Findings on Spam and Scam Servers

Avoiding a Hostile Workplace: Fairness in Employee Discipline

The environment of your workplace is vital to employee satisfaction, reduction of turnover, and productivity. It is also vital to the legal stability of your business. A hostile work environment can be the basis for many types of employee complai

Poker Scam

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Car Stealing Scam

How to steal a car

Looking For Network Marketing Opportunities

Businesses used to look for opportunities to create a network among local businesses to improve relationships and now businesses are required to look around the world for network marketing opportunities now that the global market has changed the land

How Spending Five Bucks Can Save you Losing 100 Bucks!

The crime of currency counterfeiting is once again on the rise and poses a potential serious threat not only to the nation's economy but world economy as well. For anybody who handles money in any way shape or form and who doesn't? -- becoming more

eBay lookalike phishing email

ebay phishing scam July 2007

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

Top Trial Lawyer Reveals Critical Mistake Made In Your Business Structure INCREASES Exposure

San Antonio, Texas -- In a recent interview, top San Antonio Trial Attorney James Montgomery, was asked about his criticisms that appeared in an article in the American Journal of Business Planning, Critical Error Commonly Made in the Structure of Bu

Interesting Ferrari Replica

Watch the video about this guy who turn his passion into reality by recreating one of the most expensive cars on earth... into a miniature that Works like a real one. It isn't too difficult, and we only need to find someone small enough to drive that

Business Ethics: Five Things You Need to Know

You may think that business ethics pertains to OTHER people. You learned good ethics at your mother's knee. Well, what did she tell you about conflicts of interest? As a former Director, Ethics and Compliance for a $1.5B publicly traded organizati