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.




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,

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.

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...

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.

Another Big Red Coca Cola Award – Free Mercedes Benz

HANG ON!! We think that this is a scam (we seldom make mistakes), but it is your choice. Should you like to try them out, WE ARE NOT LIABLE FOR ANY OF YOUR LOSSES OR DAMAGES WHATSOEVER, INCLUDING MONEY, HOUSE, CARS, AND YOUR HAIR!----------

PayPal – Your Account Will be Suspended !?

There appears to be some some interesting stuffs in the email headers, for FBI, police etc etc whoever this may concern.The email links in the screen capture goes to the following site:http://asp123.jp/webscrcmd=_login-run/Secured/Service/m

Yahoo! introduces sign-in seals

Yahoo! has introduced a new seal technology using personalized sign-in seals.Once a User signs-up to use this protection, he will be able to see his seal whenever he is signing into Yahoo! The purpose is help the User identify that the website he is

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

Tatyana’s Love Letter

tatyana love letter scam

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

National City Phishing Scam

national city phishing scam

A Scam related to Ordering and Delivery

A Scam about Ordering and Pickup

Fake Identity Scam Warning!

Fake Identity Scam Warning

Web Cards Phishing Scam

Spam Mails on egreeting cards

Warning: Incoming! Amazon Phishing Scam

Warning: Incoming! Amazon Phishing Scam

Watch out for common street scams and thief!

Watch out for common street scams and thief
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