Distress Scams




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,

Is Gold a Good Investment?

Is Gold a Good Investment?

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

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

Safety Tips for the Parisian Tourist

As the #1 tourist destination in the world, Paris does have her share of petty crime and an aware visitor is the smartest kind of tourist. Paris is statistically one of the safest major metropolitan areas in Europe. Violent crime rates are fairly low

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

Housing Scams in Iraq

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Nigerian Pop Star Promotes Anti-Scam Campaign on Music Video

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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.

The Cowboy Scam

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Submitted Reports for Mar 2010

We are opening up a new article thread for visitors to submit reports for Mar 2010, as a comment to this article below. For further information, guidelines, etc, please check out the category where this will be filed at "Submit Reports". Note th

How Much Of Life Is A Scam?

Sometimes when I look in the mirror, I think I'm the "am" in my own "scam". Permanent makeup, cosmetic dentistry, colored hair - I call it the Walter Cronkite Syndrome. Men have character lines; women have wrinkles. Men age; women get old. I think Go

Puntuality 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

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

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.

Job and Fake Check Scam: Fake Abingdon Cockell Limited

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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

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

I did not buy that !?

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David Blaine Joke

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Creating A Home-Based Business Online Opportunity

There are many different ways that you can create a home-based online opportunity. In creating your home based internet marketing business you absolutely should consider getting training, coaching or mentoring. This will help you to greatly shorten

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

Poker Scam

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Sgt Mark Momo Also Found Saddam’s Treasure

Sgt Mark Momo Also Found Saddam's Treasure

Scammers Strike!

Scammers Strike!

Is Lampe Berger a scam?

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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

Warning: Incoming! Amazon Phishing Scam

Warning: Incoming! Amazon Phishing Scam

Learn How To Clean Spyware Today

If you want to be 99.9% safe when using the Internet, and clean off spyware from your computer, you need to use an antispyware software product. Essentially, this will obliterate all the spyware problems that you might have. Many users think that usi

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

Wow! She is Hot!

Do not be fooled by love scam pictures of Russian ladies

How Might the 2008 Market Crash End?

How Might the 2008 Market Crash End?

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

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

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

Warning: Do not buy Apple IPAD from unknown source with high search ranking

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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.

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

Fake Check Scammer Busted by UPS Delivery Man

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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

Making Money at Home is Easy

Making Money at Home is Easy

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

Scam Site Listing

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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

Obama Re-assures Nervous Americans

As Americans get more fidgety about an ailing economy, President-elect Barack Obama sought to reassure the nation and nervous holiday shoppers as beleaguered stores braced for their most important month of the year “Help is on the way,” he proclaimed at his third news briefing on the economy this week

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

I love getting “Thrown”

I love getting "Thrown"

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

Hot Scams: Door-To-Door Scams

Hot Scams: Door-To-Door Scams

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

Another dying woman wants to donate money

Another dying woman wants to donate money

Euromillion Loteria Espanol 2007 promotions

Euromillion Loteria Espanol scam

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

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

Top Countries in Producing Counterfeit U.S. Currency

The United States Secret Service was established in the 19th century at the end of the American Civil War to try to put an end to making counterfeit money when approximately one-third to one-half of all the currency flooding the nation's market was f

Business Dress Code

Working in a stockroom can be a dirty job and someday you hope that your efforts will be noticed and you will get the chance to prove what you can with a promotion into a supervisors role. However, if supervisors watching the operation see everyone d

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

Spam vs Permission Based Email Marketing

I was talking to a client recently about why he should add a newsletter opt-in form on his website so that he can capture email addresses. He said "but Sam I don't like spam". In hindsight I probably should have worded that a little bit differen

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

Beware of street thief!

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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

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

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

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

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

Fake Game Machine – Watch out for this Scam!

Fake Game Machine - Watch out for this Scam!

Cross-Site Scripting Scam on eBay

ebay cross-site scripting scam

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

Domino Crises – Ban Camera Phones!

Domino Crises - Ban Camera Phones!