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 Targeting College Students

Identity theft is becoming one of the most prevalent crimes in recent years. College students seem to underestimate the possibilities of fallen victims to this white-collar crime. This is because most of them do not realize that thieves are mostly af

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

The New Iraq: Genocide of the Gentle

Of all the physical damage that has been done to Iraq, the greatest damage has been done to the culture itself. Iraq has lost much of her cultural capital. Cultural capital as evidenced in the arts, education, healthcare, science, social justice, e

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

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

Shopping for piracy and replica products

Shopping for pirated CD at Pantip Plaza

Where The ‘Bleep’ Did My Identity Go?

I am a die-hard Mac user. Have been for over twenty years and it only gets better. The PC certainly has its place but for creative projects well... the Mac is superior and the good news is is that Mac's do not get viruses. My partner is a die-hard

Car Stealing Scam

How to steal a car

Five Product Development Strategies For Recession Profits

Recession What on earth are you talking about

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

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

Are You Aware Of Adsense Click Fraud?

Many web site owners are getting their Google Adsense account terminated when they have done nothing wrong to deserve the punishment. Considering the money that they are getting from Adsense, they would certainly want to get back into it. Consideri

A Review of the World Wide Scam Network

If you are getting involved in the world of network marketing, one thing that you know you need is good information Good information is surprisingly hard to come by on the internet and sometimes it s

Top Countries in Producing Counterfeit U.S. Currency

The United States Secret Service was established in the 19th century at the end of the American Civil War to try to put an end to making counterfeit money when approximately one-third to one-half of all the currency flooding the nation's market was f

Help! I have been scammed!

So you have been scammed. Before doing anything, read these facts: 1) First and foremost, scam prevention is more important and effective than “recovery from a scam”. I know you hate this “who-doesn’t-know” statement. But sometimes what...

Abandoned Infant Scams Store Clerk In Robbery

Susan was a mother of 2 who worked in a convenience store to make ends meet. She did not mind the work, except when she had to go to the restroom at night. She had to use the same restroom as the customers, which was detached from the main store. Mos

Year Profit and HYIP

yearprofit HYIP scam

Different Kinds of Internet Scams

Because of the popularity of the internet, scammers have been very clever in using it to easily lure money from many prospect victims. Learn the different kinds of online scams in order to be aware of how they do it and avoid being a victim of any of these scams....

Buying votes?

As we know, paying for votes in presidential election is illegal. How about getting paid to promote an article or stories? We won't sell that, but this is what this website is doing for submitters at Digg.com.Community rating and recommendation has b

Computer Utilities Created For Cyber Law

Many computer users strive to keep their hard drives clean of unwanted files and photographs that are unsuitable for young people. With the computer utilities created to meet Cyber Law enforcement, people are now able to manage their file systems in

Fake Check Scam Targets Job Seekers

Fake Check Scam Targets Job Seekers

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

Getting Your Home Business Up And Running

Affiliate programs have been a great way to make money online since the Internet took off. But, sometimes, finding the best affiliate program can be a hassle. Affiliates are online "word of mouth" referrals and can increase the amount of money you ma

3 Tips To Avoid 99% of Spyware & Adware

Spyware and Adware issues are now extremely common amongst Internet users. CNN recently reported that over 90% of all Internet users worldwide have some form of spyware / adware on their PC's right now. Therefore, it is absolutely crucial that you t

Attraction Marketing Delivers Pre Qualified Web Site Traffic

If you are one of the majority of people who lack focus in your business then get yourself a network marketing mentor.You need to develop a long term mindset in network marketing. On paper, it looks most appealing and it's the one mesmerizing aspe

Forensic Files Used To Enforce Cyber Law

For every illegal activity that can be associated with a computer, there is a good chance that there are people who have created forensic files used to enforce a Cyber Law that will stop that illegal activity from occurring. Some of the forensic file

Moving Scams

moving house scams

How To Choose Your Own Road To Success

Currently, there are thousands of online enthusiasts who are taking the plunge and joining the community of affiliate marketers. With e-commerce booming, and the internet dominating the business world, becoming an affiliate marketer can be a very wis

Start an Internet Business from Home

Within this article today on creating and starting an online business, we are going to look at different ways of creating an online business for you. There are many different online businesses that you can start but most of them come down to three b

Financial Aid Scams

Financial Aid Scams

Malaysian Datuk in MLM scam

MLM Scam

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

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

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

Unborn Used To Steal Truck

Austin is a thirty five year old tow truck driver in a midsize city. His job brings him in contact with all kinds of people. He enjoys his work. It provides a good living for his family and he gets the chance to help people. Calls for his service can

FBI Seeking To Wire Tap Internet

419 scam,fbi

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

Phone Swindling Scam

Phone Swindling Scam

Ok, this one is from the Central Bank of Nigeria

Central Bank of Nigeria 419 scams

Investigation of Online Puppy Scams

news on pet scams

Finding A New MLM For You

There are many things that you want to remember when you are thinking of starting a new MLM. First of all, you should remember that a new MLM is going to be one of the best chances that you have to make a company that will succeed. If you can be at t

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

Beware of street thief!

duck thief and scam

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

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

Wowowee Controversy or Scam

Wowowee Scam

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

Hot Scams: Door-To-Door Scams

Hot Scams: Door-To-Door Scams

eBay lookalike phishing email

ebay phishing scam July 2007

Anti-Scam Slides

Not quite fun and interesting but nonetheless a fine summary of what we promote here...

Are All Autoresponder Leads the Same?

When choosing what kind of auto responder leads to purchase, keep in mind that the best price is not always the best option. You might pay twice as much or more for one type of lead over another, however if your ad pulls 3 or 4 times better with the

Watch out for common street scams and thief!

Watch out for common street scams and thief

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

Committing to Love and the Earth: a Guide to Green Weddings

Over the next twelve months, roughly 2.4 million Americans will spend 70 billion dollars (US) getting married. Green and socially responsible weddings can have a huge impact for the better on local economies and ecologies. Here are ten ways to expres

Legitimate Online Work From Home Business Ideas

There's a huge wave of new online business enthusiast emerging in the past few months. This is even more evident with the current outburst in global inflation. Nevertheless, many are lost in the search for legitimate online work from home ideas. In t

Is this a Scam: Cyberwize

Is this a Scam: Cyberwize

Review of the Waiora Income Opportunity

Review of the Waiora Income Opportunity

National City Phishing Scam

national city phishing scam

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

Computer Viruses: Will Your PC Be A Victim?

What are computer viruses? Many computer users would find it hard to answer that question. In fact the definition of a virus has nothing to do with what terrible damage it may inflict on your computer. It is just a question of how it spreads. A virus

How To Use Search Engines for Accurate Results

The search engines aren't trying to frustrate you, just trying to reduce the prominence of spam. Their answer to this is to lend an unnaturally high prominence to what they call "authority sites". But that means you won't see sites that may have the

A “Titanic” Dating Scam!

A "Titanic" Dating Scam!

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

Findings on Spam and Scam Servers

Findings on Spam and Scam Servers

Publish Your Own Ebook

Why on earth would anyone want to do that? There are only 3 possible reasons: 1) Money 2) Fame/Fortune 3) Self Fulfilment In my case, I publish ebooks for money - the number 1 motivation behind all ebooks on the internet today. But do you even know

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

Work At Home Program Precautions

Those looking to work at home are among the people that are most likely to get scammed for a lot of money. This seems contrary to thought, as many prospective home entrepreneurs have little money to invest. However, it is this fact that actually driv

Where The ‘Bleep’ Did My Identity Go?

I am a die-hard Mac user. Have been for over twenty years and it only gets better. The PC certainly has its place but for creative projects well... the Mac is superior and the good news is is that Mac's do not get viruses. My partner is a die-hard

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

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

The Basic Description of MLM or Network Marketing

MLM is known as multi-level marketing or network marketing. It is a scheme that is used to sell wholesale products or services through recruiting employees. Its really the method of selling the concept of the product or service and then having the p