About the process…

Kumar wrote: ]]> SIR I HAVE GOT E-MAIL WHICH ANNOUNCE MY E-MAIL ID BUT THEY DID NOT GIVE ANY PROCESS —–Hi there, I am not sure if you are complaining that the scammers failed to include the process to claim “the money”. The easiest way to...

Paris Hilton may not serve full sentence

We were suspecting the whole issue is a “celebrity scam”! Quote:“It’s possible that it could be 21 days, 23 days. It’s a complicated formula that the state sets down. It’s possible that she could do less time,” Whitmore told...

HotScams Holidays

We are currently away for holidays and we will resume our hot scam business in Jan 09. Please continue to submit any comments, questions, articles, mails, complaints, etc. If you are pissed off with scammers and needed someone to listen to you cursing them, please...

Its not MY company

We keep getting emails from readers such as this one: “i got letter from shellpetroleum development co letter date wed, january 2010, in this letter i was a Winner of 2,800,000,00. Is it true letter from your company? “please take any action for this scam...

Canada: Safeway Grocery Store employee saves a grandmother from distress 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

Advertising in Comments

We keep getting comments from a particular visitor that writes rubbish but with a link to some member’s website. If you are the one reading this post, then I am talking to you. Deleting these comments is as simple as one click away, so its easy for us. However,...

Greeting Card Scams Comes with Free Trojans

greet card scams with trojans

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

Making Money Online Is Easier Now Than EVER Before

The point of being online anymore, isint about just checking your email, there are millions if not billions of people making money online every single day. How do they do it? What steps are they taking? What do you need to know in order to make mon

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...

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...

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...

Pharmaceutical and Medical Spam Scam

Pharmaceutical Spam Scam

Biological and Chemical Weapons In An Age of Terror

A history of terrorism requires a very specific definition to avoid a never-ending summary of every violent act ever recorded. The brief, objective definition proposed by Dr. Boaz Ganor, an Israeli political scientist and deputy dean of the Lauder Sc

Sgt Mark Momo Also Found Saddam’s Treasure

Sgt Mark Momo Also Found Saddam's Treasure

Is this a Scam: We Received a Check by Pepsi and ABC

Is this a Scam: We Received a Check by Pepsi and ABC

Distress Scam: Warning! Hacked Yahoo Account Used to Scam Friends

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 People Hate Cell Phone Companies

When did cell phone companies get the idea that making things difficult for their customers was a good idea? Here are just a few examples of where they went wrong: * Having two year contracts, and extending them at every opportunity. If you have to

New York Times Fooled by Mexican Populist Demagogue

In 2006 Mexico averted what would have been a disaster for Mexico, the United States and Latin America. Felipe Calderon of the PAN party narrowly defeated Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador or AMLO of the PRD party in one of the closest and most amazing n

Beware of street thief!

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Euromillion Loteria Espanol 2007 promotions

Euromillion Loteria Espanol scam

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

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

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

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

Irreversible Damage by Fraudulent Classified Ads

When it comes to seeking a reliable source for something, most people will turn to classified ads. The reason being these are placed categorically and those who know what they are searching for don't have to scour around all ads to find what they are

IncomeMembership.com IncomeDeluxe.com Scam Scam Scam

IncomeMembership.com IncomeDeluxe.com are scams

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.

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

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

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

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

Moving Scam

By Andrea F. SiegelSeated briefly before resuming last-minute packing, Connie Hansen waved at a stack of nine cartons of books in her bedroom. "We have probably another 100 boxes of books,"

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

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

Shovel Scammer Strikes in US

They started knocked on the doors of homes asking if they can help to shovel their driveway for a fee. Then the scammers turned robbers, and they would kick doors to gain entry into the house and...

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

Phone Swindling Scam

Phone Swindling Scam

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

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

Dr Phil getting real mad at a scammer

If you have not watch this, check out how Dr Phil deals with a scammer his way. Click play to watch.

How to shop for free!

How to shop for free!

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

Cross-Site Scripting Scam on eBay

ebay cross-site scripting scam

Gold Dust Scam

Gold Dust Scam

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

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...

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...

Business Ethics: Three Tips to Stay in Integrity with Yourself

Wow -- every day seems to bring us a new story about business ethics wrongdoing! Is America headed to hell in a hand basket because of a serious lack of ethics at the highest level in American business? Or, it is just that ethical transgressions ar

Encouraging Ethical Behavior

Most authorities agree that there is room for improvement in business ethics. One of the most problematic questions raised in relation to business ethics is whether or not businesses can become more ethical in the real world. The majority opinion on

Would You Want This Done To You?

One of the frustrations that every representative of merchant services has is when they spend a great deal of time and effort into providing the best solution and best competitive prices for a merchant, especially when it relates to their credit card

Fake Money From Bank Machines?

Counterfeit money is an uncommon yet unfortunate reality. The chances of receiving counterfeit dollar bills are very small, but not impossible. Many incidents have been reported of people unknowingly getting fake money from Automated Teller Machines

Using Ink Cartridges For Money Laundering

Police have been watching a flat in South East London for over a month after reports of suspicious activities. Without much to go on, investigations have been slow. The owners have been established as legitimate legal tenants, apparently running a sm

A “Titanic” Dating Scam!

A "Titanic" Dating Scam!

Watch out for common street scams and thief!

Watch out for common street scams and thief

Findings on Spam and Scam Servers

Findings on Spam and Scam Servers

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

Scammers Strike!

Scammers Strike!

Poker Scam

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Car Stealing Scam

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Avoiding a Hostile Workplace: Fairness in Employee Discipline

The environment of your workplace is vital to employee satisfaction, reduction of turnover, and productivity. It is also vital to the legal stability of your business. A hostile work environment can be the basis for many types of employee complai

How Spending Five Bucks Can Save you Losing 100 Bucks!

The crime of currency counterfeiting is once again on the rise and poses a potential serious threat not only to the nation's economy but world economy as well. For anybody who handles money in any way shape or form and who doesn't? -- becoming more

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

eBay lookalike phishing email

ebay phishing scam July 2007

Bank of America Scam

This phishing scam has been around for ages, just like the famous Yahooooo Awards Scam.Subject: bank of america scam Question/Comment: I have a new email address for you. It's another way to get your user name and password, this time they are saying

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

Interesting Ferrari Replica

Watch the video about this guy who turn his passion into reality by recreating one of the most expensive cars on earth... into a miniature that Works like a real one. It isn't too difficult, and we only need to find someone small enough to drive that

Business Ethics: Five Things You Need to Know

You may think that business ethics pertains to OTHER people. You learned good ethics at your mother's knee. Well, what did she tell you about conflicts of interest? As a former Director, Ethics and Compliance for a $1.5B publicly traded organizati

How to protect yourself from Mortgage Scam

How to protect yourself from Mortgage Scam

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

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