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

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...

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

Identity Theft in Scams

We have no doubt that some of the names used by the scammers in their emails and letters are taken from real people. Lets put it this way, no scammer would use their real name in]]> a scam. So although we list the full email with the ‘fake names’ of...

News report on facebook scam also known as distress scam

This is another case of distress scams, but was called the Facebook scam because the scammer hacks into a Facebook account, and uses that to send out distress signals. Distress scams could happen to any types of accounts, and in the past, we have reports of scammers hacking into Yahoo email account as well.

Word of Thanks from our readers

We would like to express that we are happy about what we have done here. It is not easy to update this website everyday, after a tiring day of work. But we feel great when we received many good comments: A K Naik: “I have received two emails about this. The...

Webhosting Companies

In recent years, the cost of webhosting has been dropping rather quickly due to the ease of market entry. The availability of OTS(off-the-shelf) webhosting control panel that simplifies the tasks of creating webhosting accounts on the popular Linu

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

Job Scam: Fake Blue Water Job Offer

It was brought to our attention (hey, we write like a 419ner) that some scammer is using the name of "Bluewater Rubber and Gasket" to solicit employees to help in "money transfers". The official company website has stated that this is a scam.

The Beginning of Civil War or The End of Civil Society?

In a recent article by Dr. Amaal V.E. Tokars, she writes: "There has been much talk recently over whether or not Iraq has fallen into a state of civil war. If this talk is true, then the question of who is to blame for the violence has a simple answ

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

David Blaine Joke

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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...

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!"

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...

Google Big Daddy Will Keep Website Owner’s On Their Toes

Recently website owners have been seeing numerous changes to their website search engine ranking position with Google. You may have also noticed changes back and forth with the date of your website cache, number of pages that are similar to your web

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...

Your DHL Courier Company

Your DHL Courier Company has $2.5million for YOU!

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...

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

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

Housing Scams in Iraq

real estate scams in Iraq

Effective Credit Control for Your Business

Running a business on credit is one of the most professional things you can do, whilst also becoming one of the most risky. As soon as you offer credit to your customers you are opening yourself up for severely late payment, or worse still, no payme

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...

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...

Is this a Scam: Cyberwize

Is this a Scam: Cyberwize

Hotscams.com and Wikipedia.org

OMG! *Tears well up* We are getting famous… for spamming Wikipedia.org! We are so grateful! Thanks for publicizing! Either way, for good or bad, a URL being submitted for spamming is free publicity for us. Thanks to whoever the scammers! And whats more, some...

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)

HOT SCAM!! Hitler is CONNED by Nigerian Scammer!!!!

Watch this, watch this!!! Hitler scammed by Nigerian and getting really pissed! We hope that you won't understand the language, because its the words that matters.

Phone Swindling Scam

Phone Swindling Scam

How And Why You Should Optimize You Website

With an estimated 175 billion users online, and with 90 percent of those being search engine users, website marketing is more crucial to your business than ever before. The main goal is getting those visitors to your website and, once there, getting

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...

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...

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...

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...

Moscow: Rich Manager Arrested for $100million Scam

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

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...

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...
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...

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

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
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...

Decency Wins Over Cultural Decay

I will admit I was getting a little worried about the recently nixed Fox interview with O.J. Simpson as well as Judith Regan's decision to publish his book. The short lived media frenzy regarding the O.J. Simpson book, If I Did It, as well as Judit

Is this a Scam: Survey Club

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

Is this a Scam: HB Marketing Inc.

Firstly, I never trust any websites that wrote very long webpages which attempts to convince you why it is not a scam. This is a telltale sign that it is a scam indeed. We don't even have the patience to read through everything. So what is their stra

A Rose By Any Other Name May Smell as Sweet – But Do YOUR File Names Stink?

File naming is an element of SEO that most people pay little attention to, yet its a crucial issue for two key reasons; Search Engine Page Results When a reference to one of your pages shows up within a SERP, there are 3 important cues that can ent

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

How to scam and get a free meal in a restaurant

How to scam and get a free meal in a restaurant

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

Is this a Scam: FreeAffiliateInsider.Com

Is this a Scam: FreeAffiliateInsider.Com

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

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

Fake Check and Money Order for Hay Purchase

Fake Check and Money Order for Hay Purchase

Money Order 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

Yellow Pages vs. Craigslist vs. Web Directories

Phone books are no longer resorted to when one urgently needs information. Sure, there was the time when my husband left the toilet paper roll on the floor, directly below the waiting empty roll, for the 74th time in a row. But for its actual aim of

Is this a Scam: EZ Wealth Solution

Is this a Scam - EZ Wealth Solution

Hot Scam: Hotmail Phishing

Hot Scam: Hotmail Phishing

Is this a Scam: Leo Quinn ebooks

Is this a Scam: Leo Quinn ebooks

Wow! She is Hot!

Do not be fooled by love scam pictures of Russian ladies

A Review of the Warm Spirit Income Opportunity

A Review of the Warm Spirit Income Opportunity

Here comes more Kristina!!

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Scam Targeting Housing Renters

Scam Targeting Housing Renters on Craiglist

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,

Former US Marines charged with multiple scams

former US marines charged for scamming