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...

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...

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...

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

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...

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

The cost of giving away personal information

identify theft scam using society security numbers from trusted people

Malaysian Datuk in MLM scam

MLM Scam

Iraqi-Americans: Not In My Neighborhood!

Today's global culture expresses its broad identity with the inexhaustible use of images, print media and a virtual connection to its citizens, spun country by country. Un-spinning spin is a citizen's route to truth. But it takes uncommon energy and

News Archive: Scammed Woman Kills Husband

This news was dug out sometime in June 06 last year. A woman by the name of Mary Winkler killer her husband, after an argument over money lost in a 419 scam. Note this important paragraph here:"In some versions of the scam, con artists send their vi

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

Top Trial Lawyer Reveals Critical Mistake Made In Your Business Structure INCREASES Exposure

San Antonio, Texas -- In a recent interview, top San Antonio Trial Attorney James Montgomery, was asked about his criticisms that appeared in an article in the American Journal of Business Planning, Critical Error Commonly Made in the Structure of Bu

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

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...

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...

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

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

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

Maid Gets Made

Kimberly is a businesswoman for a large corporation she deals with some of the companys most important clients. She handles very lucrative contracts and is responsible for sensitive information. The companys ability to keep up with and exceed its com

Ok, this one is from the Central Bank of Nigeria

Central Bank of Nigeria 419 scams

Why Are We Still in Iraq? (Part 2)

Despite the fact that we are a multi-cultural society, American soldiers are perceived as Christian soldiers, or "infidels," by most of the Moslem world. We, and our military, are not really welcome in most parts of the Middle East. Our relationship

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

Phishing Scam: BancorpSouth

Phishing Scam: BancorpSouth

Illegal $30m United Nations Contract

Illegal $30m United Nations Contract

Background Check On Anyone Online

Have you ever wanted to find out more about someone's past You probably thought about running an instant background check on them

Is Gold a Good Investment?

Is Gold a Good Investment?

The Sign Says It All

The Sign Says It All

Web Cards Phishing Scam

Spam Mails on egreeting cards

Punctuality In Business

You wanted to have that second cup of coffee from your favorite mug and you will only be a few minutes late. Whats the big deal. It is a big deal to be late by five minutes or an hour. When you are late for work, every minute counts. Each minute miss

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

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

Green Prayer Cloth Miracles?

Green Prayer Cloth Miracles?

Value Creation Creates Wealth

One of the greatest fallacies pervading in the middle and low classes is the assumption that wealthy people have done something illegal or immoral or both to get the wealth that they possess. On the contrary. In general, rich people have found a w

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

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...

Your Keys to Earning Residual Income

Many successful online web master sellers bad mouth business opportunity systems, other than theirs, when promoting their own money making programs. This is a successful tactic, they have found, to use. They do it directly or indirectly and it has pr

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

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

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

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...

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

Using The Internet To Find Your Niche

The Internet is a wonderful place where users can find a great deal of information. However, many are not aware that the Internet is also where some savvy entrepreneurs can find lucrative business opportunities. Internet niche marketing is just one e

Money Order Scam

money order scam,hot scams

Is this a Scam: Forward Insurance & Security Company

Is this a Scam: Forward Insurance & Security Company

Is Lampe Berger a scam?

lampe berger scam

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

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

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

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!"

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

IncomeMembership.com IncomeDeluxe.com Scam Scam Scam

IncomeMembership.com IncomeDeluxe.com are scams

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

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

Website Seduction – Love At First Sight

Think of the people who visit your site as blind dates. When you open the door, your blind date usually knows whether they are attracted to you within the first minute. How do they know? Easy. By how you look, what you say, and how you treat them. If

Your DHL Courier Company

Your DHL Courier Company has $2.5million for YOU!

Housing Scams in Iraq

real estate scams in Iraq

You Need To Find Your Niche For Your Online Business

There are millions of people logging onto the internet every day from around the world searching for the next big thing to make money online, promote their business and product. The question that needs to be asked before you even think about enterin

Fake Chinavasion Electronices Ltd Offer

Fake Chinavasion Scam

The Best Support A New Internet Marketer Can Receive

When any internet marketer first starts out, it can be frustrating to try to make it on one's own. Without others to coach a new marketer and encourage him or her to continue to grow their business, a simple bump in the road can seem an impassable ro

The Lure Of The Get-Rich-Quick Scheme

Who does wish they could find a way to get rich quick with little to no investment risk? If you were to stand before a roomful of people and ask them this question, and then ask them to answer by raising their hands, would it surprise you to see the

Identity Theft: Common Ways To Get Your Identity Stolen

Identity theft is one of the fastest growing crimes in current times. People wanting to steal your identity can get your personal information just by doing a simple search on the Internet. Once the thief has obtained this information, he can use it f

Featured Reports and Updates

We will only be posting selected updates on the front page Featured category. These reports are mainly those that we think would benefit most people generally and to spread information quickly. Other scam mails, including lottery and 419 scams have been updated almost...

You Have 6 Minutes to Share This Or…

How often do you receive an email that insists that you MUST forward it ASAP before something happens to you? We received a lot, but we did not always spend the time to read it all. Nah, nothing would happen to you. I don’t believe in curses transmitting on...

Link Exchange with HotScams.com

We are currently accepting new link exchange with other blog sites. In order for us to include your website for consideration, it should have at least a Google pagerank of 2. Although pagerank is not really important to us, we find that this minimum requirement would...

About Lottery Scams

There appears to be quite a bit of interest in the lottery scams as compared to the old inheritance scam, both of which are 419 variants. However, we are not going to talk about those 419 lottery scams because they are easy to spot. The next person to ask me if those...

Updates and Stocks Market

We will be resuming more site updates over the weekend due to work. It has been a great week where the stocks market “appear” to be in the process of recovering, with a total of more than 500 points gained since previous Friday when Bernanke changed the...

Site Error

Hiya, we are sorry if you receive some inconsistent site errors while navigating our site. There appears to be some issue that we thought were resolved but seemed to keep coming back. In any case, we are active and will continue to post more scams as long as have the...

Scammers posting Comments on Our Site

I have been spending some time figuring and tracing the source of some particular individual who posted at our website. Some are spammers. We don’t accept any postings that has a link to any website. We read out comments and if any got through previously, we...

Godaddy and Networksolutions

“Customers who choose Network Solutions largely did so because they were uninformed about the options they have available. That’s nothing new for Network Solutions. They’ve been taking advantage of the uninformed business owner for...

Former US Marines charged with multiple scams

former US marines charged for scamming