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...

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...

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...

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...

Spams in Foreign Languages

We know everyone is so desperate to make money online, and one of the bad thing that has happened to mankind is the creation of spam emails. Such a tactic has become so widespread that foreign languages are used without regards to whom they are sending the emails...

Never Respond to Lottery Scams

We have received some emails where our visitors have responded to lottery scammers with their personal information. Please, never, ever reply to any email that claims you have won a prize. What is worse, if you send money over to them, there is nothing that we can do....

Craigslist Fake Check Scam: When you get more than what you asked

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

Job Scam: http://www.workcircle.co.uk/Nigeria

We saw this on our ad and decided to investigate by visiting the site (we typed in the web address on our browser). The page has been removed as we write, and the ads could be down soon.

Date Error – If you see articles from 1969…

Somehow, there is an error in our website software and now our articles on the front page are showing that they are all posted since 1969. The dates in the detailed articles are fine. We are not in a hurry to repair such a nice error (for once). Imagine that if our...

Wake Up Democrats (Part 2)

Let's continue with more Democratic "hopefuls" for the 2008 Presidential election. None have announced that they will seek election, but don't be surprised if they do. U.S. Senator Evan Bayh of Indiana: He is the Son of former U.S. Senator Birch Bay

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

Star Bucks and Iraq War

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

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

Diamond Minds, Metro Europe – Libya Wants In!

When we see and hear leaders of Europe on a British television, it is refreshing to hear such diamond thinking. What they say has great and good events coming at us, even through all the gloom of the moment. They speak to a delegate from Russia, and

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

Phishing Scam: BancorpSouth

Phishing Scam: BancorpSouth

Anti-Scam Slides

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

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.

The Sign Says It All

The Sign Says It All

Money Order Scam

money order scam,hot scams

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

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

Who is the real winner in a lottery scam?

We have always told people that all the lottery winnings on email are scams. But have you ever wondered the people who are playing these “online lottery” or “emailed lottery programmes” for real, and would in fact, win real lottery money for...

The War Is Knock, Knock, Knockin’ At Your Door

The chaos of the global jihad has come to the streets of Western Europe. European cities that have stood for centuries have been rocked by wide spread violence. The children of immigrants who came to Europe post World War II as part of guest worker

Dating Scam – Scammers Captured on Video?

dating and love scam video

Wowowee Controversy or Scam

Wowowee Scam

Betrayed By Love

A beautiful woman can inspire a person to do just about anything. But it is their heart that reveals the character of the person. Beware she can capture you through lies of love. She can be an instrument of Satan who wants to deceive you and lead

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

Is this a Scam: Forward Insurance & Security Company

Is this a Scam: Forward Insurance & Security Company

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

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

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

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!

Obama Fallacy Will Open Gates of Hell in The Middle East

Hamas is waiting, and hoping, for an Obama victory in November. During the Doha Debates (BBC, May 27, 2008), leading Hamas spokesman Mahmoud Al Zahar categorically implied that the only way out of the current impasse in the Gaza strip would be a neut

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

Is this a Scam: Global International Sweepstakes

Is this a Scam: Global International Sweepstakes

I saw your profile

I saw your profile.. and I want you(r money!)

The Diamond Trade in 2007: How Much Blood Remains?

In March, 2007, I traveled to Turkey, where I attended the Istanbul Jewelry Show. There I met a diamond dealer, the president of a large firm with a large booth. He was the brother of a personal friend and had been in the diamond industry for many ye

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.

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

Typical Affiliate Marketing – Your Gateway to Spam Database

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

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...

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...

Hotscams Website Traffic Update

I was browsing the web when I found this analysis of the traffic for hotscams.com. We are not quite sure if the data is accurate, but its interesting: Extracts:“This site reaches approximately 17,651 U.S. monthly uniques. The site is popular among a...

Warning! Toxic Children’s Jewelry

There was a similar news sometime ago with products from China. In this case, the report points to Rhode Islands. The chemical is Cadmium, which is worse than lead. It is known to be a carcinogen (cancerous) as well as a neurotoxin.

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

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

Modelling Scams

This one sounds like one of those magazine model scam, where a photography agency will take your pictures for a fee (not 'free') so that they can submit your profile and pictures for selection. We are not about to agree or disagree with any o

Get free drinks using “surface tension”

Get free drinks using surface tension

Going Through The In Basket And Getting Rid Of The Junk

This problem has been around since the dawning of Adam and Eve. When the Lord punished them for eating from the Tree of Knowledge, He wisely left out the punishment called Getting Rid Of The Junk. They had to figure out how to get rid of the trash.

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

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...

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...

My Name and Pictures are used by the Scammers!

We received this: Subject: delete my profile Question/Comment: Good day! I saw my profile on different scam sites and I do not know how my photos can appear there…I A NOT A SCAMMER!!!Somebody use my photos and not just photos and my friends think that I am a...

The Great Firewall of China

Just when I thought that we could be back on track for site updates, we soon found out that the next virtual barrier that we need to solve is the Great Firewall of China.  It was about a week before Beijing Olympics 2008, when our trusted VPN connection (working since...

University Accreditation and Diploma Mills

We have included a new category with information linked to the US Department Of Education. We have also provide a very convenient link for anybody who would like to check if their “university” is accreditated or were they scammed. So there would be no...

Current Government Crisis Issues With Fannie Mae And Freddie Mac

The government has seized control of both Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, two large home mortgage companies Fannie Mae, also known as the Federal National Mortgage Association, and Freddie Mac, also known

Teeth Whitening Scam

We received a warning: "IF you order a free sample (and you pay the shipping), these sites will start billing your credit card for nonexistent purchases!"

Pharmaceutical and Medical Spam Scam

Pharmaceutical Spam Scam

Copyrights Piracy On The Internet

What do you mean by Copyright? Copyright is the form of safety provided by laws of United States to authors of the "unique works of authorship" that includes dramatic, musical, literary, creative, and architectural with few other logical works. Thi

Paris Hilton Goes to Jail

Omg! Paris Hilton was sent to jail for driving without a valid license! —What has this got 2 do with Hot Scams!? —Exactly, it has nothing to do with hot scams, which is why it is published in this section. She has a good track records of self-made events...

Scams in a Booming Economy

The world economy is currently bullish, stocks market is booming, and luxury products are getting more attention and buyers. Scams are not restricted to just those famous online 419-type of fraud. There might be investment scams that will target on those who are...

The Lucrative Scamming Business

The updates on our site has been slower recently due to change in web hosting service. Recently, it appears that there has been an increased in scamming activities worldwide, and many has lost quite a large sum of their lifetime savings or hard-earned money in scams....

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...

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...

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...

Job and Fake Check Scam: Fake Abingdon Cockell Limited

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
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...