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...

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...

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...

You Can Do Internet Business

You may have heard it said, many times, that there is money to be made on the Internet. Indeed, there are millions of men and women who are making good money using the internet business route. Yet, you also know that there are a lot of frauds o

Publish Your Own Ebook

Why on earth would anyone want to do that? There are only 3 possible reasons: 1) Money 2) Fame/Fortune 3) Self Fulfilment In my case, I publish ebooks for money - the number 1 motivation behind all ebooks on the internet today. But do you even know

Findings on Spam and Scam Servers

Findings on Spam and Scam Servers

Should you use Background Checks?

Background check is a very important and essential element of making yourself comfortable with people you might be looking forward to having a relationship with as an employee, business partnership or even personal. A background check can be diverse

Scammers on Craigslist

Ilan wrote:i   advertise  in  craigslist.org  there  are  always s. africans  that  are  trying  to  take  advantage  of  the  landlords.——We wouldn’t be surprise with that. They have been ]]> targeting people in pet and job scams in other boards...

Find Rich

We have been thinking for quite some time and decided to take over the running of a new website at findrich.com, but over there we will post the opposite of what we deal here at hotscams.com. Unlike this site that deals with scams, findrich.com will be a commercial...

How Do You Define Success in Blogging?

Many people start off blogging without an end goal in mind. This is a recipe for failure and those same people eventually give up. However, blogging can be successful and rewarding if you start off on the right path. Whenever you embark on a project

Scammers “Citing” HotScams.com?

We received an email from uvic.ca saying that:“Phishing E-mail citing:“Thanks for “supporting” spammers, by hosting their images!!!!”http://www.hotscams.com/content_images/bankamerica.jpg The above image was used in phishing email. We...

Lakeland: Big Bad Wolves (why?) arrested for scamming elderly folks

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

Starting Up Your Own Online Business Is A Good Idea

Starting up an internet business is a good idea, but designing a business model is where the actual risk lies. You might even have a good business model with sure fire ideas but still it requires a lot of confidence to start up your own business. Sta

Fake Names

How many times must we educate people that names stated on scams are mostly fake names. An exception are names reported in the news that are real names, and we are not going to hide that. So if you find any names inside here belonging to anyone you know, they are not...

Competitor Beats 2 With A Board

Charles was a 21 year old skate boarder in California. He is enjoys visiting the skateboard rings and practicing his moves. The tourneys were fierce competition. Charles was a good sportsman, but he hated too loose. Peter was his rival in most of the

Identity Theft Protection – Because You Never Know When You Are At Risk

Identity Theft occurs when someone wrongfully uses your personal identification to obtain credit, loans, services, even rentals and mortgages in your name. They may even commit crimes while impersonating you! It is never fun and something that you s

Fake Doctor Excuse: Sin Or Savior?

The ethics of buying a fake doctors excuse is a hot topic of debate these days. Although opinion varies, the fact is that thousands of people each day buy fake doctors notes to miss work or delay a test at school. This is not surprising when you thin

Keys To Creating A Successful Content Website

The amount of information on the Internet is remarkable. With a simple Google search, you can uncover hundreds of potential websites on just about any subject. Many people are interested in adding to the wealth of information on the Internet by creat

418 Scam: Earthquake Victims

418 Scam: Earthquake Victims

Product Review: SpamArrest

Does any of this sound familiar? You get so much spam that you have to keep your finger on the delete button whenever you check your email. Then you inevitably erase the one or two important messages that you really needed to see, so you have to sift

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):

Why Is My Computer Running So Slow?

Well, as with most things in life, there are many possible reasons as to why your computer might be running slower than normal. However, if you use the internet regularly, it is *almost certain* that one of the main reasons your computer is running

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

Five Product Development Strategies For Recession Profits

Recession What on earth are you talking about

Starting An Internet Business Might be Your Best Decision Ever

An internet opportunity can be financially rewarding if done right.Starting an internet business can be relatively cheap, it has a large failure rate due to the lack of planning,thought and dedication. The Good News: Buying an Internet business can

Car Stealing Scam

How to steal a car

Once a Cheater, Always a Cheater? Five Signs to Help You Know

Once a Cheater, Always a Cheater? Five Signs to Help You Know

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

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...

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.

Latest Scam Can Steal Your Parents — and Your Inheritance — From You

There's a new scam targeting the elderly that may shock you. If you've got an aging parent, it's imperative that you know how to take precautions. In this scam, the crooks actually take guardianship of your parents. And once this one happens, you los

Forcing Cyber Law Controls On An Unwilling Public

Some Cyber Laws pertain to the communication devices such as cellular telephones and the areas of the Internet that allow people to talk openly about any topic. It is becoming increasingly difficult for Americans to feel comfortable with expressing t

Poker Scam

hot scams poker scam

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

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

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.

Is this a Scam: EZ Wealth Solution

Is this a Scam - EZ Wealth Solution

Is Lampe Berger a scam?

lampe berger scam

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

Identity Theft Protection: What Are Your Options?

In this day and age, it is difficult to know just how safe you and your identity are. There are so many instances now days in which thieves are getting hold of your personal information and using it to their own advantage and your own disadvantage. T

Is this a Scam: Forward Insurance & Security Company

Is this a Scam: Forward Insurance & Security Company

Are You Faking It Or Are You Making It?

Have you heard the phrase fake it until you make it? It's something which is increasingly common among business owners, especially on the internet or in direct mail. The basic idea is someone sells you a program or course teaching you how they made m

The Next Heartbeat for America and Iraq

Each of us lives from heartbeat to heartbeat; no less so, each nation. The world watches the heart-stopper struggles against terrorists; to name a few: Mafia - Sicilian, American, Jewish, or Russian gangs; Hezbollah - Lebanese umbrella organization

Is this a Scam: Denson Realty

Is this a Scam: Denson Realty

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

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...

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....

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.

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...

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...

Fake Check and Money Order for Hay Purchase

Fake Check and Money Order for Hay Purchase

Do not be scammed by this fake machine!

free mammogram scam

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.

Christmas Gift Shopping Online

Have you begun to make out your Christmas shopping list yet? it is early yet you say? True, but it is never too early to begin shopping for your loved ones. Do you have a fisherman in your family? A scrap booker? A quilter? Children to shop for?

How to protect yourself from Mortgage Scam

How to protect yourself from Mortgage Scam

eBay Protection: Keeping Safe Against Online Fraud

It is no longer uncommon to find a lot of individuals getting involved in scams and unscrupulous activities on the internet The Web is full of opportunistic entities who only intend to get a quick buc

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

Watch out for common street scams and thief!

Watch out for common street scams and thief

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

Star Bucks and Iraq War

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

How to Become a Web Expert Without Spending A Dime

If I could show you how to become a Web design, development or marketing expert without spending a dime, would you want to learn? Imagine you're a master at making money online, that you're passionate, and excited during almost every hour you spend

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

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

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

Tatyana’s Love Letter

tatyana love letter scam

Ten Times Ten: What Future for Oil Prices?

Ten dollars a barrel. That was the price oil fell to in 1998, just 10 years ago. In 2008, oil has been nine times higher, around $90 a barrel, and briefly skirted with $100 a barrel just a few weeks ago. What was unimaginable 10 years ago has happene

How To Choose Your Own Road To Success

Currently, there are thousands of online enthusiasts who are taking the plunge and joining the community of affiliate marketers. With e-commerce booming, and the internet dominating the business world, becoming an affiliate marketer can be a very wis

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

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

Salvation Army Cheated in Fake Check 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

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

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!----------