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

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...

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...

Scam Targeting Housing Renters

Scam Targeting Housing Renters on Craiglist

Is Rebate Processing a Scam?

In the search for a work at home job, you may have come across sites telling you that you can earn big money as a rebate processor. All you have to do is send in your money and they'll tell you how. Right from the start, one of the classic hallmarks

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

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

How to protect yourself from Mortgage Scam

How to protect yourself from Mortgage Scam

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...

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

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

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...

Australian Taxation Office (ATO) Refund Scam Mail

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A Scam related to Ordering and Delivery

A Scam about Ordering and Pickup

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 Game Machine – Watch out for this Scam!

Fake Game Machine - Watch out for this Scam!

Fake Check Scammer Busted by UPS Delivery Man

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Making Money at Home is Easy

Making Money at Home is Easy

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

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Why Are We Still in Iraq? (Part 1)

There seems to be some confusion between patriotism and common sense lately. This is what most nationalistic movements bank on. No one should speak up with the voice of reason; if you do, you will be shouted down, called a coward, and publicly shamed

Will this be the end of all phishing scams?

What is a phishing scam? One day, you received an email that appears to be from a well-known website. The email asked you to click on the link to the "website" so as to update your "personal particulars" or account information. As you happen to

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,

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Watch out for common street scams and thief!

Watch out for common street scams and thief

The New Consumption Patterns

Contemporary economic models present the typical consumer as deliberative and highly forward-looking, not subject to impulsive behavior. Shopping for a product or a service is seen as an information-gathering exercise in which the buyers look for the

Understanding Affiliate Marketing For Newbies!

Many people enter the online world hoping to make an income online for them-selves, either and additional income or just to supplement their current job. But if you're new to all this, were do you start. Well the simplest of ideas are usually the be

Scammers Targeting at Pedophiles

Scammers Targeting at Pedophiles

Is Survey Spot a Scam

If you haven't heard already, Surveyspot is a very popular survey site that pays cash for your answers. That's what devoted Surveyspot members say -- Surveyspot is a great survey site with cash, prizes, and the opportunity to make money without leav

Grant Donation Scam

Grant Donation Scam

Year Profit and HYIP

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Is this a Scam: RCmodelhobby.com

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

A Few Useful Tips About Identity Theft Protection

Annually, approximately ten million people have something very important stolen from them. It is not their car, it is not their child, and it is not their money: it's their identity. Identity theft is a crime that is on the rise and costing billions

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

Four Common Mistakes Made Using Web Templates (revised)

There are templates available for web sites, web page headers and banners, navigation buttons, order buttons, and more. Templates save time and money, and they can greatly improve the look of a web site. However, the improper use of templates can

Sgt. Stanley Found Money In Iraq

Sgt. Stanley Found Money In Iraq

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

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

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

Is this a Scam: Denson Realty

Is this a Scam: Denson Realty

Findings on Spam and Scam Servers

Findings on Spam and Scam Servers

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

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

Scams rising with an Aging Population

There are many scam news running around, but we found this one which shares the same concern as us here. Aging population vulnerable to scams “When parents are cheated out of their savings, burden often falls on adult children…”And some shocking...

Colon Collections

We received a Spanish email asking about Colon Collections again. We have absolutely no information regarding that company. We can only say that if you received any offer with an email from hotmail, yahoo mail etc, which says that they are from this company and...

Watch this video explaining phone scam

Phone Scam is explained in this video sharing, including what to do if you are scammed. Why is he doing this video in the snow?

Scams Outbreak! Don’t get scammed!

Some time earlier, we had written in our blog that email scamming is becoming a lucrative crime business, and that it appears to be on the rise. 419 scams (aka Advanced Fee Scam/Fraud) is the most prevalent among the various types of scams, and they come in various...

Who is the Scammer?

I have been peering once a while to the google ads on my site, taking care not to click them accidentally. Then I saw this advertisement headings:"I was scammed 37 times", and a link to http://dannys-scam-review.com with a brief story about Dann

What Can I Do About Terrorism?

The first thing a person should do about terrorism is to learn to respect it. Terrorism is real and it is very dangerous. When I say respect terrorism, I don't mean that you have to educate yourself on every faction and extremist organization that

Is your Computer Infected with Spyware?

Is your computer running slower than it should be? Do you find that de-fragmentation and extra memory doesn't help? Do you think it could be a virus? What do you do in situations like these? I suppose you'd run your antivirus software. But what h

Cross-Site Scripting Scam on eBay

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Starting An Online Business Can Be Super Easy

An internet business can be fully automated. With the right guidance, an Internet business can start generating income almost immediately. Owning an Internet business can be a part or full time job; however, the more time you are able to devote to

101 Online Survival Guide Part 1

Tonight after work, while you are lazily surfing the internet from the comfort of your favorite chair, whisky in hand, pondering over how technology has made your life oh so simple, a cunning new criminal on the other side of the information highway

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

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

Troop Support: Sending Care Packages to Military Personnel

Nothing says home to deployed military personnel like a care package. Filled with treats, necessities, and greetings, a care package can be a huge morale booster for those far from home - especially during the holidays. "Mail is one of the greatest m

Computer Viruses: Will Your PC Be A Victim?

What are computer viruses? Many computer users would find it hard to answer that question. In fact the definition of a virus has nothing to do with what terrible damage it may inflict on your computer. It is just a question of how it spreads. A virus

How to protect your elderly folks from Scams

How to protect your elderly folks from Scams

Former US Marines charged with multiple scams

former US marines charged for scamming

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

7 Reasons Why Internet Marketing Works Well For Women

Internet marketing or marketing a product/business on the internet is fast becoming a popular way to build a business. It appeals because you don't need your own product to be successful, you have a market that shops while you sleep and you can work

The Truth About Internet Marketing Programs

With each passing day it seems that there is a new course being advertised on the internet claiming million dollar profits. Some manage to stay competitive for several months while others disappear as quickly as they came. The question is can you ma

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Nigerian Pop Star Promotes Anti-Scam Campaign on Music Video

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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

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

Looking For Network Marketing Opportunities

Businesses used to look for opportunities to create a network among local businesses to improve relationships and now businesses are required to look around the world for network marketing opportunities now that the global market has changed the land

Is Gold a Good Investment?

Is Gold a Good Investment?

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

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

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

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

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Is Lampe Berger a scam?

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