Lottery Scam

Lottery scam is a popular variant of the 419 Scams (please take a look there). This is basically a fake lottery claiming that they have selected you (out of nowhere) from a huge lists of email addresses or names. You may be asked to pay a small sum of admin fees and provide your personal information, before you can claim the prize. This is targeted at greedy individuals who often feel that it is ok to depart with a small sum of “admin fees” of say “US$1,000 to US$5,000” in exchange for hundreds of thousands in prize award. The fact is that there is No real prize award waiting for you, after you pay the admin fees. Note that “admin fees” may be disguised in various forms, e.g. additional fees due to errors, transfer fees, legal fees, etc. The scammers just need to change these terms.




Malaysian Datuk in MLM scam

MLM Scam

How You Can Easily Create Web Headers

Are you wasting time making headers that don't look as good as they should?Here are some options to get quality, professional headers:1. Use header templates.The header templates include a variety of professionally-designed, quality header g

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

Google Ranking Keeps Website Owners on their Toes

Google for the longest time maintains the standards which website owners need to maintain in order to achieve maximum exposure though the search engines.I have often wondered how a website could be number one on MSN search but could not be found on

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

Investigation of Online Puppy Scams

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Wake Up Democrats (Part 1)

For two of the past two Presidential elections, the Democrats have miserably failed to produce a viable candidate who could sway the entire United States. Instead of complaining about how bad the next three years will be, Democrats now have the oppor

Internet Business for Sale

If you are buying a business from online listings, becareful of scams. The listing provider does not screen through all the postings of businesses for sale. In one particular example, we found a website called "retailhighstreet.com" with selling pric

Easy Scams on Ebay You Should Know About!

Easy Scams on Ebay You Should Know About!

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

Findings on Spam and Scam Servers

Findings on Spam and Scam Servers

Getting Your Home Business Up And Running

Affiliate programs have been a great way to make money online since the Internet took off. But, sometimes, finding the best affiliate program can be a hassle. Affiliates are online "word of mouth" referrals and can increase the amount of money you ma

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

UK: OFT declares February as Scam Awareness Month

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

Is Lampe Berger a scam?

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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

Start an Internet Business from Home

Within this article today on creating and starting an online business, we are going to look at different ways of creating an online business for you.There are many different online businesses that you can start but most of them come down to three b

Vote For The Worst… Idol!?

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Diamond Minds, Metro Europe – Libya Wants In!

When we see and hear leaders of Europe on a British television, it is refreshing to hear such diamond thinking. What they say has great and good events coming at us, even through all the gloom of the moment. They speak to a delegate from Russia, and

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

Lottery Scam: Nokia Lottery Promotion

Even Nokia is not spared by 419 scammers. "You have won  750,000.000 Pounds ( SEVEN HUNDRED AND FIFTY THOUSAND POUNDS ) in the NOKIA LOTTERY PROMOTIONS Email Sweepstakes Program Corporation, held in the Uk. Please contact the agency for the clai

Canadian Lottery – Visitor’s Post

Subject: Canadian Lottery Question/Comment: I just wanted to let you guys know and hopefully, you will post this information for all to see, that my father got a letter in the mail with a $4900 check for his to cash and it had a number for him to ca

Email Scam: Watch the Email Addresses

How do we know its a email scam when we see one? Most of the time, we can sense its a scam just by the content of the email. However, in some rare cases (or when we are tired) we might be temporarily "stunned" by certain emails, an example for me is

The Sign Says It All

The Sign Says It All

South Africa US$1 million Lottery Scam

The following is the scam email header, an email using free hotmail account just like any free email addresses used for scamming. -----------Return-path: [customerservicesticket8000@hotmail.com]Delivery-date: Thu, 25 Jan 2007 03:27:55 -0700Received:

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"

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

Investment Scam: LiteForex.Org

We received a question about this website, which we would like to seek opinions. "LiteForex offers revolutionary trading technology for beginner traders, and lets you start trading in the Forex market depositing just ONE DOLLAR! Your deposit appears

Lottery Scams from a Phone Call

Whether its phone, email, or a knock on the door, its a scam. HOWEVER, if you bought the MegaMillions and win the first prize, its REAL. No one will call you up because no one knows who has the winning ticket, and its up to YOU to bring the ticket to

Scam School: Blow Hard Scam

We surrender to scams. Now take a break and learn how to scam from scam school. They have various levels of mastery from Beginners introductory course to a diploma. A degree or PHD (permanent head damage) is also possible at degree or diploma mills w

What on earth is Pigeon Drop Scam?

The pigeon drop scam is another "pay money to get money" scam, but slightly different from the 419 scams which started before the 90s. The basic tactic remains the same - the scammer lures the victim to part with his/her own cash, in order to receive

How to protect yourself from Mortgage Scam

How to protect yourself from Mortgage Scam

How To Use Search Engines for Accurate Results

The search engines aren't trying to frustrate you, just trying to reduce the prominence of spam. Their answer to this is to lend an unnaturally high prominence to what they call "authority sites". But that means you won't see sites that may have the

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

Web Cards Phishing Scam

Spam Mails on egreeting cards

Your Keys to Earning Residual Income

Many successful online web master sellers bad mouth business opportunity systems, other than theirs, when promoting their own money making programs. This is a successful tactic, they have found, to use. They do it directly or indirectly and it has pr

Hustler: WIFI Scam

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How To Avoid Dishonest Home Business Schemes

Should You Take The Bait?Unfortunately, unscrupulous home business schemes are everywhere these days. If you surf the internet, it seems as though everywhere you turn, you are flooded with ads that tell you how to earn more money than you are now,

Identity Theft: New way to rob a bank

Identity Theft: New way to rob a bank

Greek History Books, Democracy – America, Soon China

The news today may have been historic. As an earlier brilliant light of early America, Emerson noted while he and his friend Thoreau would read and discuss the ideas of the ages, others would shout loudly about another train derailment. Or there was

A Review of the the Xango Income Opportunity

A Review of the the Xango Income Opportunity

Free In America: Fact or Fiction?

The recent debate over illegal immigration in America has generated a lot of talk about freedom. Political pundits have taken center stage on nightly news programs to champion reasons for and against why illegal immigrants should enjoy the same freed

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

Copyrights Piracy On The Internet

What do you mean by Copyright? Copyright is the form of safety provided by laws of United States to authors of the "unique works of authorship" that includes dramatic, musical, literary, creative, and architectural with few other logical works.Thi

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

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

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 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.

I have been scammed at job site and I need advice…

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

Is this a scam: Work from Home for Savidy Associates

A visitor received a job offer from "Savidy Associates". "I have received an email and offer of a part time job from Savidy Associates, a Cyprus based company, completing forms etc, this is from their email:-"We are Savidy Associates a Cyprus based c

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

Hot Scams: Door-To-Door Scams

Hot Scams: Door-To-Door Scams

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

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

Is this a Scam: Global International Sweepstakes

Is this a Scam: Global International Sweepstakes

Greeting Card Scams Comes with Free Trojans

greet card scams with trojans
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