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.




Using The Web: Search Engines, Directories And Safety

This guide to using the web will cover how to do basic searches, use directories and portals, and protect your safety on-line. When you're on the Internet, you may want to find information or a particular website but not know the site's name or whe

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

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

Findings on Spam and Scam Servers

Findings on Spam and Scam Servers

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

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

Hustler: WIFI Scam

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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

Understanding Affiliate Marketing For Newbies!

Many people enter the online world hoping to make an income online for them-selves, either and additional income or just to supplement their current job. But if you're new to all this, were do you start. Well the simplest of ideas are usually the be

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

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.

Identity Theft: Ways To Protect Yourself

The actual number of people that become victims of identity theft has climbed dramatically. This is because thieves are find newer and more advanced ways to get your personal information. For example, you may have made a purchase online and now you h

Website Seduction – Love At First Sight

Think of the people who visit your site as blind dates. When you open the door, your blind date usually knows whether they are attracted to you within the first minute. How do they know? Easy. By how you look, what you say, and how you treat them. If

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

How To Start Your Own Internet Home Business With Free Traffic

The Net offers lots of free things, which are real powerhouses. So free does not mean bad or something second class, but it is really a standard in many business tools. In this article I want to help those newbies, who are thinking how to start your

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

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.

Malaysian Datuk in MLM scam

MLM Scam

Financial Aid Scams

Financial Aid Scams

Tatyana’s Love Letter

tatyana love letter scam

Sgt Mark Momo Also Found Saddam’s Treasure

Sgt Mark Momo Also Found Saddam's Treasure

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

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

Michael Izaghi of Ghana has a secret offer

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The Best Support A New Internet Marketer Can Receive

When any internet marketer first starts out, it can be frustrating to try to make it on one's own. Without others to coach a new marketer and encourage him or her to continue to grow their business, a simple bump in the road can seem an impassable ro

Peace is Not Paved With Violence

In a recent article, Dr. Amaal V.E. Tokars writes, "When the United States declared war on Iraq in 2003 Nelson Mandela declared that the invasion should be "condemned in the strongest terms." The voices of such statesmen from around the world were n

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

An Abundance Mindset Creates Wealth

One of the biggest misconceptions in the world is that we live in a world of lack. You hear it all the time. There isn't enough money, there isn't enough oil, there isn't enough natural resources, there isn't enough land. On the contrary, there is

Fake Chinavasion Electronices Ltd Offer

Fake Chinavasion Scam

News Archive: Scammed Woman Kills Husband

This news was dug out sometime in June 06 last year. A woman by the name of Mary Winkler killer her husband, after an argument over money lost in a 419 scam. Note this important paragraph here:"In some versions of the scam, con artists send their vi

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

Iraqi-Americans: Not In My Neighborhood!

Today's global culture expresses its broad identity with the inexhaustible use of images, print media and a virtual connection to its citizens, spun country by country. Un-spinning spin is a citizen's route to truth. But it takes uncommon energy and

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

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

Disappearing Companies

Have you ever wondered why some people prefers to stick to well-known brands or companies? It may be due to the quality of the products, price, services, or even the people. This is especially true when we are dealing with products that require "a

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

Invoice Scams

Invoice Scams

Safety While Shopping Online

Because online retailers do not have to maintain a store and pay rents, and only need to maintain a skeleton staff to run, they are able to offer lower prices. Another very good reason to consider online shopping is that the shop is always open; ther

Starting An Internet Business Might be Your Best Decision Ever

An internet opportunity can be financially rewarding if done right.Starting an internet business can be relatively cheap, it has a large failure rate due to the lack of planning,thought and dedication. The Good News: Buying an Internet business can

The Lure Of The Get-Rich-Quick Scheme

Who does wish they could find a way to get rich quick with little to no investment risk? If you were to stand before a roomful of people and ask them this question, and then ask them to answer by raising their hands, would it surprise you to see the

Don’t Become A Victim of Identity Theft!

"You've just won a fabulous vacation or prize package! Now, if you'll kindly give me your credit card information and social security number for verification purposes, you will receive this awesome gift!" Now why would they need my credit card or so

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

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

Healthy Lifestyles For Darfur more Likely after Steven Spielberg Shames China

Healthy lifestyles are not even on the horizon for millions around the earth, and nowhere is this situation worse than in Darur, Sudan, Africa. And now the world has witnessed a rare shaming of a nation as Steven Spielberg has just inflicted on Chi

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

How to protect your elderly folks from Scams

How to protect your elderly folks from Scams

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

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

What Is an MLM Program?

Many people do not understand what an mlm is so we will take a quick look at what exactly an mlm is and how it can be a beneficial to you to run one. Simply put an mlm is a multi level marketing business that is often used to draw people in to sal

Stock Promotion

stock promotion scam

Should Mega Churches Run Their Business Like A Corporation?

Recently my son, who is a minister with a master in divinity from the South Western Baptist Theological Seminary, in Dallas, Texas was fired from his job. He had put years of service into the biggest First Southern Baptist Church in Dallas, Texas as

Green Prayer Cloth Miracles?

Green Prayer Cloth Miracles?

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

Star Bucks and Iraq War

Star Bucks do not send their coffee to Iraq because...

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

Help! I have been scammed!

I have been scammed, please help me!

eBay lookalike phishing email

ebay phishing scam July 2007

Why Are We Still in Iraq? (Part 2)

Despite the fact that we are a multi-cultural society, American soldiers are perceived as Christian soldiers, or "infidels," by most of the Moslem world. We, and our military, are not really welcome in most parts of the Middle East. Our relationship

What Is Attraction Marketing

Attraction Marketing is a new marketing category, a hybrid cross between public relations and journalism. Most marketing programs are out of alignment with how the affluent actually select their advisors or financial services. Attraction Marketing is

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

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

Easy Scams on Ebay You Should Know About!

Easy Scams on Ebay You Should Know About!

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

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
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