Knowledge Sharing

This category includes articles and information about scams, and sharing of knowledge, and opinions.




Fake Waiter Scam

We didn't know it is so risky to go to a restaurant. Alex does several successful attempts to pretend to be a waiter and manage to get the credit cards from customers sitting outside restaurants. One of the reasons he asked for the credit card (befor

Fake Till Scam

The 2 guys in the video demonstrates how easy it is to replicate the same fake Till scam that happened years ago in London. The "conman" setup a fake Till (Point of Sales machine) at the counter, and started to collect cash and credit card payment. O

Dealing with Emails

These are some general knowledge regarding treating email scams: Don't always assume that the email address is always from the originator. Some phishing emails are sent using fake addresses of known (large) companies or corporations.No legitimate si

Concierge Imposters

Newsweek has an article about outsourced concieges serving in the mid-range hotels. These service personnel may serve as good or even better than a qualified concierge, but they are not a member of the professional association of concierges. Article

Avoiding Internet Investment Scams

US SEC has a complete article on how to avoid getting scammed on the internet, esp. via emails, forums, and investment letters, etc. In short, the protection is to practice "due diligence" and check out reliable sources for verification. What is "due

Profile of a Scam Victim

Although there are many scams going around, not many people will bite the bait everytime. The point is this, the scammers don't need to have a good respond, but what they need is just one or few out of the million to fall into the trap. Let's say

Password Security

Just a few words before you proceed. As long as your password looks like this, is is probably fine:p@s51N0rDActually, it is simply the word "password", and replacing some letters with alphabets or numbers of your choice. No one will know how you "tra

Google Cash Scam

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2CO Fraud Check Complaint

Found this announcement in one of the forums regarding 2CO fraud checks. As we can see, the task of the "gatekeeper" is not easy, having to screen off good orders from frauds among the thousands of transaction per day. Any errors in the process would

Another Big Red Coca Cola Award – Free Mercedes Benz

HANG ON!! We think that this is a scam (we seldom make mistakes), but it is your choice. Should you like to try them out, WE ARE NOT LIABLE FOR ANY OF YOUR LOSSES OR DAMAGES WHATSOEVER, INCLUDING MONEY, HOUSE, CARS, AND YOUR HAIR!----------

PayPal – Your Account Will be Suspended !?

There appears to be some some interesting stuffs in the email headers, for FBI, police etc etc whoever this may concern.The email links in the screen capture goes to the following site:http://asp123.jp/webscrcmd=_login-run/Secured/Service/m

Yahoo! introduces sign-in seals

Yahoo! has introduced a new seal technology using personalized sign-in seals.Once a User signs-up to use this protection, he will be able to see his seal whenever he is signing into Yahoo! The purpose is help the User identify that the website he is

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
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