ELYRIA: Another Elderly Lost $6000 to Distress Scam

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Euromillion Loteria Espanol 2007 promotions

Euromillion Loteria Espanol scam

Is this a Scam: Premium Financial Bank

Someone asked: "Is there such bank in UK.  They make use of British Courier Express but unable to contact the actual office. Email use was britishcourierexpress@rocketmail.com"

My Apologies

After running through the scam mails over the months, we found dozens of scam submissions that should have been posted here at hotscams.com. We have been busy for months, and this site was down for various reasons including just some backend hiccups just hours ago. If...

Performing Routine Anti-Virus Scan

Although I am usually careful with my mails, surfing habits, and installed the latest anti-virus + anti-spam + anti-phishing + anti-spyware + world class software firewall on my PC, that does not stop all the virus from getting inside my harddisk. During a routine...

Scam School: Blow Hard Scam

We surrender to scams. Now take a break and learn how to scam from scam school. They have various levels of mastery from Beginners introductory course to a diploma. A degree or PHD (permanent head damage) is also possible at degree or diploma mills w

What on earth is Pigeon Drop Scam?

The pigeon drop scam is another "pay money to get money" scam, but slightly different from the 419 scams which started before the 90s. The basic tactic remains the same - the scammer lures the victim to part with his/her own cash, in order to receive

Regarding Authors and Submissions

We have been receiving quite a number of scam reports but we are overwhelmed with the numbers. Some of you have even sent via Comments form in the hope that your submissions will be approved for public release. In order to shorten the time and ease our workload, we...

Rogue Agents – UK

This website reports scams related to buying, selling and improving a house. Based on real experiences, this site is worth a visit when]]> you are seeking the variations of real estate scams. Visit Rouge Agents...

Investment Scam: LiteForex.Org

We received a question about this website, which we would like to seek opinions. "LiteForex offers revolutionary trading technology for beginner traders, and lets you start trading in the Forex market depositing just ONE DOLLAR! Your deposit appears

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

IPod Scams on Craigslist

Someone informed: "Scammers are running an Ipod scam on Craigslist. They are selling IPod clones that will fail within a week. They will not replace these clones and reply to your calls. Do Not Buy from them! (Dee 919-519-2996 and Keyma 919-671-1463)

How to shop for free!

How to shop for free!

What You Must Do Before You Hire a Web Designer

If you're planning on hiring a Web design firm or freelancer to build you a new business website, then you ought to read this article before you make the hire. One key concept that many would-be entrepreneurs and business people miss is understanding

Funding Options for US Players

Since the passage of the unpopular Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act of 2006 (UIGEA) many US online bingo players have been confused as to the legality of online bingo and the funding methods left available to them. Several of the major pl

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

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

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

Greeting Card Scams Comes with Free Trojans

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Investment Scam: Fake Ziff Brothers Investments

If you received an email from "Daniel Ziff" offering to invest 2 - 20million dollars of funds into your "project", it is a scam. We have checked and confirmed that the real Daniel Ziff does not send out unsolicited emails to the public for such inves

Preventing Identity Fraud

About a year ago, a seventy six year old woman was admitted to a convalescent facility for a few weeks to receive physical therapy after a fall. She was there one week when she noticed her credit cards were not in her purse. Her daughter immediatel

American Antiques – Roman Swords, Greek Heroes, How America Comes Back Every Time

As well as the pressures and stresses in all our lives these days, it seems, we see news of worse elsewhere. Floods in Burma, millions displaced, aid refused, control by generals; in China, millions displaced, each mountain ringing some valleys colla

Scam Targeting Housing Renters

Scam Targeting Housing Renters on Craiglist

Hustler: WIFI Scam

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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

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.

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

William Moris of NatWest Online Bank Offers 450k from Microsoft Promo

This no-brainer is a great start for the new year. A reader asked if this is a scam. "This is to inform you that the verification and validation of your claims and email identity was successful. You have been approved to claim the sum of £ 450,

Archived News – Spammer Jailed for 1.6mill GBP Scam

More than a year ago, an internet spammer called Peter Francis-Macrae (aka Weaselboy) was sentenced to 6 years imprisonment for offering domain names which he does not own. He had used spams to trick victims into paying him to register for new Eur

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

Identity Theft: New way to rob a bank

Identity Theft: New way to rob a bank

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

Nigerian Dating Scam

Not all Nigerian men are bad, but there are enough bad apples to create the worldwide phenomenon called 419 scam, lottery scam and love scam. Check out the video.

It’s All About The Money, Isn’t It

Advertising is a competitive field; there is no question about it. Having been in this industry for over twenty years, I have seen many changes: some good, some bad but the core basics of the business remain constant. What used to take weeks to accom

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

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

How To Avoid Dishonest Home Business Schemes

Should You Take The Bait? Unfortunately, unscrupulous home business schemes are everywhere these days. If you surf the internet, it seems as though everywhere you turn, you are flooded with ads that tell you how to earn more money than you are now,

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

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

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

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

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

Idiot's Guide to Spot a Scam

Have been busy lately, but we still need to educate our visitors once a while on how to spot a scam (lol):

Queens, NY: 2 scammer-robbers target elderly wanted by police (corrected)

News Correction: These 2 guys are on the run and wanted by the police. Steve Demetro and John George preyed on the elderly folks, posed as utility workers to break into homes and steal from them.

Warning: Gmail Phishing Email

Warning! If you own a GMail account and received an email from GMail saying that your email account is chosen for deletion unless you respond with your password, DO NOT REPLY WITH YOUR PASSWORD. Some morons with brains in their ass are testing if the

418 Scam: Earthquake Victims

418 Scam: Earthquake Victims

Is this a scam: Work from Home for Savidy Associates

A visitor received a job offer from "Savidy Associates". "I have received an email and offer of a part time job from Savidy Associates, a Cyprus based company, completing forms etc, this is from their email:-"We are Savidy Associates a Cyprus based c

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

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

How to protect yourself from Mortgage Scam

How to protect yourself from Mortgage Scam

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

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

Get free drinks using “surface tension”

Get free drinks using surface tension

Anti-Scam Guide

We have migrated and added a new category called the Anti-Scam Guide, which is intended to be used as a reference for some common issues related to anti-scam. These articles will be updated periodically as and when there are new stuff. So do not expect many articles...

Original American Idol – Bon Jovi

Yup, I like his songs and I have his CDs for 10 years. And I’d like to add that Phil and Chris sang his songs very well. In fact,]]> I think the 2 guys are the only ones singing Bon Jovi’s song in the original style. But they have the lowest votes....

Lottery Scams multiplies

As we had know, lottery scams do not just stop after the victim bite the first bait. After losing the money to the first scammer, the scams would multiply on the same victim subsequently. Owen is smart to have stopped dealing with the scammers, but earlier cases...

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

Online Business Is Still Growing

Online business is still in its infancy, especially when compared to centuries of "real world" trading, bartering and selling which has taken place. While ?real world? solutions will not fit every online business concern, both types of businesses bec

How to Spot Counterfeit U.S. Bills Using Eyes/Hands

Counterfeiting is once again on the rise with the lightning speed advancement of computer technology and worldwide access. A popular forgery method is digital printing using computer scanners and high-resolution printers. Professional money-printin

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

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

Making Money Online Is Easier Than You Might Think

Making money online is largely about taking action. The more you sit back and wait for the "right time" the less you are actually out there making money. Making money online is again as difficult as making money off line the only difference is it nee

Scam Site Listing

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

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

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...

Rumours of “Sheep-Dog” Scam

We have heard about puppy scams mixed with advanced fee scams (419 scams). We have also heard about fake and replica goods sold as real. How about buying a puppy (thinking that it is a puppy), but is in fact a real lamb in disguise?  Perhaps there is some genetic...

Answer to Ammar

The following was the message from Mr Ammar: —–Name: AmmarSubject: inquiryQuestion/Comment: Ref: 435062725Batch: 7050470902/189Winning no: GB8101/LPRCDear,  i]]> have received a letter tell me that I have won the lottery and send me the form to fill and...

The Future of Scams

This has been a rough year for me and updates have been slow. However, we are slowly changing from our posting of traditional “419 scams” to other scams. Yes, 419 scams are probably the most widespread scam known. The value of money lost in all 419 scams...

OFT Issues Warning on Romance Scam

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Australian Taxation Office (ATO) Refund Scam Mail

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
Online Lottery

Online Lottery

Typically, we do not recommend playing any online lottos, but we actually are making an exception in one case, and that is playing the lottos at Ladbrokes and we’ll tell you why. First of all, Ladbrokes is a well-established UK institution with a long history of...

eBay Scammer makes $717,000 in 5,500 Bogus Auction

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

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

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

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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