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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

Spam vs Permission Based Email Marketing

I was talking to a client recently about why he should add a newsletter opt-in form on his website so that he can capture email addresses. He said "but Sam I don't like spam". In hindsight I probably should have worded that a little bit differen

The Day the Music Died – 911

Remember when the Berlin wall came down, and some of us had hoped for world peace? One by one, former Soviet Block countries became democracies and we all hoped for the best. The concept of democracy is difficult for anyone who has not lived in a fre

I have been scammed at job site and I need advice…

HotScam.com search and reports the hottest scam, news, videos and reports on the internet - lottery scam, inheritance scam, pet scam, lover scam, phishing scam, commercial scam, job scam and more scams

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

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

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

Domino Crises – Ban Camera Phones!

Domino Crises - Ban Camera Phones!

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

About FreeLotto.com

While we cannot be sure if any of these free online lottery or paid lottery agency are scams, we are pretty sure some of them are spam traps. That is to say, they will keep sending you emails after emails just to ask you to join em. Here are some popular mail headers...

Social Networking and Scamming

After reading our website, many of you may start to think that it is no longer safe to use the internet for sharing things, esp. your photos, names and contact information. Your name, photos, and contact infomration, may be used against you in scams. The scammer is...

Submitted Reports for Mar 2010

We are opening up a new article thread for visitors to submit reports for Mar 2010, as a comment to this article below. For further information, guidelines, etc, please check out the category where this will be filed at "Submit Reports". Note th

Why you must not reply to scammers

Unless you are an experienced scambaiter, simply do not reply to any scammers’ unsolicited mails. Who knows, even a cheap 419 scam mail may turn out to be a hacking attempt to steal your personal data. All the scammers need to do is attach some...

Dealing with Complaints

Recently one of our customers happen to get his money ($10,000) back from vendor which we would not mention here. This was after a complaint report was posted, and after about 6 months, the vendor decided to return the cash. There was no explanation by the vendor to...

Reply to letter on fake check

letters about fake check scam

Learn How To Clean Spyware Today

If you want to be 99.9% safe when using the Internet, and clean off spyware from your computer, you need to use an antispyware software product. Essentially, this will obliterate all the spyware problems that you might have. Many users think that usi

Credit Card Scams: Encounters by a Pizzeria restaurant owner

Hi guys, we would like to share a scam by a visitor of our website (restaurant) owner, where she was nearly cheated in what we think is a credit card scam. Fortunately, she was quick to sense that there is something wrong here.

Internet Business for Sale

If you are buying a business from online listings, becareful of scams. The listing provider does not screen through all the postings of businesses for sale. In one particular example, we found a website called "retailhighstreet.com" with selling pric

Kind words for anti-scam effort

We would like to post some kind words from visitors of our site, who have also contributed by sending us scam mails that they have received. While we try to post as many scam mails within the shortest possible time, some of these mails may be posted at a later date...

Comments and Forum Posting Guidelines

These guidelines will be placed in this blog post for now. Forums has been closed off for now. What will be deleted: 1) Claim that XXXXXXXXXX company is a scam, with no further details, reports or reference. 2) All sorts of spams. 3) Sarcastic remarks saying that you...

Scams and Recession

The frequency of Scams tend to rise during a recession, mainly because there is a growing new group of people who are short of money and dreaming of making quick bucks. There will be more online scams including the usual 419 scams, lottery and love scams. On the other...

How did you know a scammer posted a comment?

We deleted a comment at the MustUniversity.com thread. 1) He tries to post illogical comments to suggest that it is not a scam, with no evidence or concrete facts. 2) He tries to have a “chat” with another scammer in the same comment thread. We already...

Ok Ok I am SORRY!

Ok, I need to apologize (again for the umpth time) that I have not been reading my emails and updating this website. I am really sorry because this website started out in anger because of all those stupid emails that we received each day esp. the 419 scams. We have...
Learning the hard way

Learning the hard way

It is surprising to hear people asking about what to do about similar letters they received, whether should they give it a try, or asking (again) if the offer is a scam. For many, it is obvious that these offers are scams. Perhaps it is because one or more of the...

I am a computer-retard

Someone wrote: Question/Comment: I am a computer-retard.  Really.  I bought a program, can’t get into it, can’t open my documents.  Can’t you call me, please]]> to walk me through downloading? cell xxxxxxxxx And I somewhat agree to that first...

Job and Fake Check Scam: Fake Abingdon Cockell Limited

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About the Affiliates and Blogging

Someone mentioned about creating a blog to sell “affiliate products”. We would like to clarify that we are not affiliated to the guest writers who posted articles on our site. And we do not earn any money through the “referral” when a visitor...

Learning the hard way

It is surprising to hear people asking about what to do about similar letters they received, whether should they give it a try, or asking (again) if the offer is a scam. For many, it is obvious that these offers are scams. Perhaps it is because one or more of the...

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

Social Networks – Computer Virus Playground

Social networks are websites like Facebook and Bebo which have become incredibly popular with kids, teens and adults all over the world They give you a great way of catching up with old friends or eve

Tatyana’s Love Letter

tatyana love letter scam

Dating Scam – Scammers Captured on Video?

dating and love scam video

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

Fake Identity Scam Warning!

Fake Identity Scam Warning

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

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

Domain Name Registration And Web Site Hosting For Newbies

Logging on to the Internet for the first time can be a very overwhelming experience for someone. When it comes time to register a domain name and find a web host, the new Internet surfer can become very confused with all of the offers thrown at them

Dating Scam: Match.com- “Annie Morgan” FAKE profile to try and scam your money!!!

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The New Consumption Patterns

Contemporary economic models present the typical consumer as deliberative and highly forward-looking, not subject to impulsive behavior. Shopping for a product or a service is seen as an information-gathering exercise in which the buyers look for the

Business Dress Code

Working in a stockroom can be a dirty job and someday you hope that your efforts will be noticed and you will get the chance to prove what you can with a promotion into a supervisors role. However, if supervisors watching the operation see everyone d

Is this a Scam: RCmodelhobby.com

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Want An Easy And Low Cost Way To Make Money Online? Get Yourself A Blog

Many people who are new to the internet and want to start making money online face one common challenge which is a lack of money to get started. Starting an online business requires that you have a website, and it can be quite expensive to get a webs

Buy Contacts of 400 US Billionaires

This guy is selling the contacts (office phone no. and address) of 400 US Billionaires, 2010 edition. You can buy the information for $1000 for 400 Billionaires contacts, or $600 for 200 contacts.

Scammers Strike!

Scammers Strike!

Recently Scammed by a Russian Girl

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I did not buy that !?

msn phishing email

Affiliate Marketing – The Biggest Scams Of All Time

Affiliate marketing is probably the biggest business online. Some might say eBay is bigger, but eBay has an affiliate program, so even eBay is a part of affiliate marketing. It seems these days everything under the sun comes with an affiliate progra

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

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

Invoice Scams

Invoice Scams

Is this a scam: Buy $1million Dollar Home for As Low As $1,995!

Is this a scam: Buy $1million Dollar Home for As Low As $1,995!

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

I love getting “Thrown”

I love getting "Thrown"

Phone Swindling Scam

Phone Swindling Scam

Investigation of Online Puppy Scams

news on pet scams

The Cowboy Scam

cowboy scam

Stock Promotion

stock promotion scam

Gold Dust Scam

Gold Dust Scam

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

An In Depth Look At e-Book Compilers

Ebook compilers are a vital part of creating the final and marketable product when you write an e-book. Thus, understanding their role, how they work, and even how to pick out the right one for you is essential to creating the e-book that you set out

Wow! She is Hot!

Do not be fooled by love scam pictures of Russian ladies

Organ Transplant Scams

Issues with organ transplant in China, Pakistan and India

getprofits.biz: Never Pay to Sign-up for Online Job Offers

getprofits.biz - Never Pay to Sign-up for Online Job Offers

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

An Introduction To Ebay Motors

Even those who don't use the internet have heard of ebay by now; and anyone interested in cars or vehicles of any kind should by now have heard of ebay motors. Just as Ebay made the weekly search of newspaper classified ads and free listings magazine

Is this a Scam: EZ Wealth Solution

Is this a Scam - EZ Wealth Solution

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

Scammers Targeting at Pedophiles

Scammers Targeting at Pedophiles

Economic Meltdowns In Various Financial Sectors

Unfortunately, the economic meltdown is going to create some far reaching side effects that will be primarily negative in nature Consumer confidence is low, sales in every sector are down, and people

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

10 Tips for Better Seller Representation

As Realtors, our fiduciary relationship with our clients requires a high level of good faith, loyalty and confidentiality. We have a duty to protect our clients' best interests. Here are some tips to improve the representation of your seller client

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

The Humanitarian Enterprise

One of our readers asked our opinion about “The Humanitarian Enterprise”, whether it is a scam. We are not saying that it is a scam, but that is what we were asked. Since the email did not provide any links, we assumed that it is referring to the...

Old News Bad Links

Quite a number of links in our older news or articles might be outdated. In future, we will post more information and summary of the case as a record on our site. While we try not to infringe copyright on other people’s news, our intent is solely for the purpose...