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.




Doing Business Online Is Not Just A Matter Of Setting Up A Web Site

Today, more web sites focus on direct marketing, selling, and service than on any other type of electronic commerce.Website promotion and marketing has become a thriving industry on the Internet.In any successful marketing campaign, a target product,

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

Puntuality In Business

You wanted to have that second cup of coffee from your favorite mug and you will only be a few minutes late. Whats the big deal. It is a big deal to be late by five minutes or an hour. When you are late for work, every minute counts. Each minute miss

You Can Do Internet Business

You may have heard it said, many times, that there is money to be made on the Internet. Indeed, there are millions of men and women who are making good money using the internet business route. Yet, you also know that there are a lot of frauds o

Warning: Incoming! Amazon Phishing Scam

Warning: Incoming! Amazon Phishing Scam

Maid Gets Made

Kimberly is a businesswoman for a large corporation she deals with some of the companys most important clients. She handles very lucrative contracts and is responsible for sensitive information. The companys ability to keep up with and exceed its com

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

7 Cool Things Most Bloggers Don’t Know About Google Blogger

Google Blogger is one of the easiest and most complete blogging solutions currently available on the Internet. Anyone can sign up and start blogging in a manner of minutes with the easy to navigate interface and tools it provides. But, there are a lo

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,

Making Money at Home is Easy

Making Money at Home is Easy

How And Why You Should Optimize You Website

With an estimated 175 billion users online, and with 90 percent of those being search engine users, website marketing is more crucial to your business than ever before. The main goal is getting those visitors to your website and, once there, getting

Your Keys to Earning Residual Income

Many successful online web master sellers bad mouth business opportunity systems, other than theirs, when promoting their own money making programs. This is a successful tactic, they have found, to use. They do it directly or indirectly and it has pr

How You Can Easily Create Web Headers

Are you wasting time making headers that don't look as good as they should? Here are some options to get quality, professional headers: 1. Use header templates. The header templates include a variety of professionally-designed, quality header g

Shopping for piracy and replica products

Shopping for pirated CD at Pantip Plaza

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

Fake Tim Harris scam mail

tim harris,419 scam, advance fee scam

Warning: Natwest Online Banking Phishing Emails

Watch out for Natwest Online Banking phishing email. For any email, always place the mouse over and see the actual web address. What you see on the page may not be where they are sending you. Try clicking this link and see where you go: Click here to

Michael Awo has $6,000,000 to share with you

michael awo scam email 419 scam

Year Profit and HYIP

yearprofit HYIP scam

Ten Times Ten: What Future for Oil Prices?

Ten dollars a barrel. That was the price oil fell to in 1998, just 10 years ago. In 2008, oil has been nine times higher, around $90 a barrel, and briefly skirted with $100 a barrel just a few weeks ago. What was unimaginable 10 years ago has happene

Is this a Scam: Denson Realty

Is this a Scam: Denson Realty

Fake Check and Money Order for Hay Purchase

Fake Check and Money Order for Hay Purchase

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

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

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

National City Phishing Scam

national city phishing scam

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

FX Trading – Is it All a Scam?

Why wouldn’t you ask this question With so much literature all over the internet and on the offline world urging you to put your money in the currency trade, you are caught asking yourself if this a

101 Online Survival Guide Part 1

Tonight after work, while you are lazily surfing the internet from the comfort of your favorite chair, whisky in hand, pondering over how technology has made your life oh so simple, a cunning new criminal on the other side of the information highway

I love getting “Thrown”

I love getting "Thrown"

Are You Faking It Or Are You Making It?

Have you heard the phrase fake it until you make it? It's something which is increasingly common among business owners, especially on the internet or in direct mail. The basic idea is someone sells you a program or course teaching you how they made m

White Paper Cash Transaction

Using White Paper as Cash

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

Phishing Scam: BancorpSouth

Phishing Scam: BancorpSouth

The World Wide Web For Absolute Beginners

The World Wide Web is not as overwhelming as it sounds. Simply put, it is an effective way of exchanging information much the same way as the global telephone network. Just like a spider web, the web links together a collection of electronic document

419 Scam: Chun Wing Business Proposal

Before the U.S and Iraqi war our client General Mohammed Motasfa who was with the Iraqi forces and also business man made a numbered fixed deposit for 18 calendar months, with a value of Nineteen millions Five Hundred Thousand United State Dollars only in my branch. Upon maturity several notice was sent to him, even during the war early this year. Again after the war another notification was sent and still no response came from him. We later find out that the general and his family had been killed during the war in bomb blast that hit their home.

China Business Scams

The following is an example of a probable scenario on doing business in China (in the past).  Something like this probably happened.Employee walks in to the office of the CEO, forgetting to knock due to all the excitement.Employee:  &n

Starting A Business While Dealing With Information Overload

It seems when first looking to start an Internet business everyone seems to deal with the same problem "Information overload." This is one of the reasons that people fail when trying to start an Internet business. When you start an Internet business,

A Few Useful Tips About Identity Theft Protection

Annually, approximately ten million people have something very important stolen from them. It is not their car, it is not their child, and it is not their money: it's their identity. Identity theft is a crime that is on the rise and costing billions

Is Rebate Processing a Scam?

In the search for a work at home job, you may have come across sites telling you that you can earn big money as a rebate processor. All you have to do is send in your money and they'll tell you how. Right from the start, one of the classic hallmarks

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

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

Make Your Money Online With An Affiliate Program

There are many good ways to make extra money online, but one way that stands out, at this time in internet history, is affiliate marketing. In affiliate marketing, you search for and join an excellent affiliate program, and essentially help your me

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

Will this be the end of all phishing scams?

What is a phishing scam? One day, you received an email that appears to be from a well-known website. The email asked you to click on the link to the "website" so as to update your "personal particulars" or account information. As you happen to

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

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

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

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
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