Business and Commercial Scams

This category deals with commercial scams such as “not-as-described” product offers from scammers, etc.




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

Yikes! Dangerous Liaison!

Has anyone received such an email? Did you ever replied? From: cindybaby4@rediffmail.comTo: hotscams@gmail.comHello My name is Cindy i saw your profile and love it i think we can clik so please i will like you to email me back through my email add

Warning: Natwest Online Banking Phishing Emails

Watch out for Natwest Online Banking phishing email. For any email, always place the mouse over and see the actual web address. What you see on the page may not be where they are sending you. Try clicking this link and see where you go: Click here to

How to scam and get a free meal in a restaurant

How to scam and get a free meal in a restaurant

Doing Business Online Is Not Just A Matter Of Setting Up A Web Site

Today, more web sites focus on direct marketing, selling, and service than on any other type of electronic commerce.Website promotion and marketing has become a thriving industry on the Internet.In any successful marketing campaign, a target product,

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

Queens, NY: 2 scammer-robbers target elderly wanted by police (corrected)

News Correction: These 2 guys are on the run and wanted by the police. Steve Demetro and John George preyed on the elderly folks, posed as utility workers to break into homes and steal from them.

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

Michael Awo has $6,000,000 to share with you

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The New Iraq: Genocide of the Gentle

Of all the physical damage that has been done to Iraq, the greatest damage has been done to the culture itself. Iraq has lost much of her cultural capital. Cultural capital as evidenced in the arts, education, healthcare, science, social justice, e

Fastest Track To MBA: Buy Your Degree and be a Professor for $210 USD

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Identity Theft: New way to rob a bank

Identity Theft: New way to rob a bank

Internet Home Based Business Opportunity – Advantages of Your Own Business at Home

There are many companies that need experienced employees at an overwhelming rate every week. While many people are joining these corporations, there is also a very large number that is getting out of them. Millions of ordinary folks are discovering t

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

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

Hot Scams – Yahoo Splash Promotions

419 scams, lottery scams, yahoo promotions, yahoo awards

eBay Scammer makes $717,000 in 5,500 Bogus Auction

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

Fake Check Scam Targets Job Seekers

Fake Check Scam Targets Job Seekers

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

Are You Aware Of Adsense Click Fraud?

Many web site owners are getting their Google Adsense account terminated when they have done nothing wrong to deserve the punishment. Considering the money that they are getting from Adsense, they would certainly want to get back into it. Consideri

Your Home Business Legal Points

There are several important legal factor groups to consider when getting into running a home business. Like it or not, beyond our control, one of them is the legal field. Did you know that there are also quite a few legalities you will need to k

Malaysian Datuk in MLM scam

MLM Scam

Nigerian Pop Star Promotes Anti-Scam Campaign on Music Video

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

Computer Utilities Created For Cyber Law

Many computer users strive to keep their hard drives clean of unwanted files and photographs that are unsuitable for young people. With the computer utilities created to meet Cyber Law enforcement, people are now able to manage their file systems in

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

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?

Ok, this one is from the Central Bank of Nigeria

Central Bank of Nigeria 419 scams

A Review of the the Xango Income Opportunity

A Review of the the Xango Income Opportunity

Having ATM Withdrawal Symptoms?

Katherine was a 19 year old freshman at large university out west. She was a busy young person who wanted to become an engineer when she graduated. She worked partime in an establishment near campus to take care of her extra expenses. She routinely

418 Scam: Earthquake Victims

418 Scam: Earthquake Victims

Unborn Used To Steal Truck

Austin is a thirty five year old tow truck driver in a midsize city. His job brings him in contact with all kinds of people. He enjoys his work. It provides a good living for his family and he gets the chance to help people. Calls for his service can

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

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):

Is this a Scam: Premium Financial Bank

Someone asked: "Is there such bank in UK.  They make use of British Courier Express but unable to contact the actual office. Email use was britishcourierexpress@rocketmail.com"

Euromillion Loteria Espanol 2007 promotions

Euromillion Loteria Espanol scam

ELYRIA: Another Elderly Lost $6000 to 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

Anti-Scam Slides

Not quite fun and interesting but nonetheless a fine summary of what we promote here...

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

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

Here’s How to Catch a Cheater! Find Out if Your Boyfriend, Girlfriend or Spouse is a Cheater!

Here's How to Catch a Cheater! Find Out if Your Boyfriend, Girlfriend or Spouse is a Cheater!

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

A Review of the Warm Spirit Income Opportunity

A Review of the Warm Spirit Income Opportunity

Finding A New MLM For You

There are many things that you want to remember when you are thinking of starting a new MLM. First of all, you should remember that a new MLM is going to be one of the best chances that you have to make a company that will succeed. If you can be at t

Beware of street thief!

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Is this a Scam: The Real Mouse

Is this a Scam: The Real Mouse

Affiliate Marketing – The Biggest Scams Of All Time

Affiliate marketing is probably the biggest business online. Some might say eBay is bigger, but eBay has an affiliate program, so even eBay is a part of affiliate marketing. It seems these days everything under the sun comes with an affiliate progra

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

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

How to protect yourself from Mortgage Scam

How to protect yourself from Mortgage Scam

Starting A Business While Dealing With Information Overload

It seems when first looking to start an Internet business everyone seems to deal with the same problem "Information overload." This is one of the reasons that people fail when trying to start an Internet business. When you start an Internet business,

Review of the Waiora Income Opportunity

Review of the Waiora Income Opportunity

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

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

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

Real or Fake Mobile Phone?

Real or Fake Mobile Phone?

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

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

Preventing Identity Fraud

About a year ago, a seventy six year old woman was admitted to a convalescent facility for a few weeks to receive physical therapy after a fall. She was there one week when she noticed her credit cards were not in her purse. Her daughter immediatel

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!"

Moscow: Rich Manager Arrested for $100million Scam

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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

Betrayed By Love Part Two

Finding the right person to share your life with is like searching the ocean floor until you find a clam that shelters a priceless pearl. It is so prefect that you take it to a jeweler and you place it in a beautiful ring setting so you can show it

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

It Takes Mud Tires to Build an Internet Business

Thousands upon thousands of people are facinated with the question of how the "average Joe and Josephine" are getting rich selling things on the internet. You've heard the promises... "Make money while you sleep!" "Earn a 6-figure income; no expe

Is this a Scam: EZ Wealth Solution

Is this a Scam - EZ Wealth Solution

Using The Web: Search Engines, Directories And Safety

This guide to using the web will cover how to do basic searches, use directories and portals, and protect your safety on-line. When you're on the Internet, you may want to find information or a particular website but not know the site's name or whe

Fake Tim Harris scam mail

tim harris,419 scam, advance fee scam

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

Video Voyeurism and Surveillance Laws in the Workplace

Are you thinking about installing Hidden or Surveillance Cameras in your place of business? Many employers consider video and other surveillance key to keeping an honest and productive workplace. It keeps employees on the straight and narrow - no f

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

Work At Home Program Precautions

Those looking to work at home are among the people that are most likely to get scammed for a lot of money. This seems contrary to thought, as many prospective home entrepreneurs have little money to invest. However, it is this fact that actually driv