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.




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.

Filters That Enforce Cyber Law Regulations

There are filters in place that control how you use the internet and many people are not aware that they are there. The filters that enforce Cyber Law regulations may not be regulated by any specific law that is written in stone, but the assumption o

How To Choose Your Own Road To Success

Currently, there are thousands of online enthusiasts who are taking the plunge and joining the community of affiliate marketers. With e-commerce booming, and the internet dominating the business world, becoming an affiliate marketer can be a very wis

Identity Theft: New way to rob a bank

Identity Theft: New way to rob a bank

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

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

Is Survey Spot a Scam

If you haven't heard already, Surveyspot is a very popular survey site that pays cash for your answers. That's what devoted Surveyspot members say -- Surveyspot is a great survey site with cash, prizes, and the opportunity to make money without leav

Identity Theft: Common Ways To Get Your Identity Stolen

Identity theft is one of the fastest growing crimes in current times. People wanting to steal your identity can get your personal information just by doing a simple search on the Internet. Once the thief has obtained this information, he can use it f

Will this be the end of all phishing scams?

What is a phishing scam? One day, you received an email that appears to be from a well-known website. The email asked you to click on the link to the "website" so as to update your "personal particulars" or account information. As you happen to

I saw your profile

I saw your profile.. and I want you(r money!)

Understanding Affiliate Marketing For Newbies!

Many people enter the online world hoping to make an income online for them-selves, either and additional income or just to supplement their current job. But if you're new to all this, were do you start. Well the simplest of ideas are usually the be

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

A Review of the the Xango Income Opportunity

A Review of the the Xango Income Opportunity

Nigerian Pop Star Promotes Anti-Scam Campaign on Music Video

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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

Is this a Scam: Denson Realty

Is this a Scam: Denson Realty

Forbes: 10 Scams that Exploit Hard times

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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

418 Scam: Earthquake Victims

418 Scam: Earthquake Victims

How And Why You Should Optimize You Website

With an estimated 175 billion users online, and with 90 percent of those being search engine users, website marketing is more crucial to your business than ever before. The main goal is getting those visitors to your website and, once there, getting

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

Current Government Crisis Issues With Fannie Mae And Freddie Mac

The government has seized control of both Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, two large home mortgage companies Fannie Mae, also known as the Federal National Mortgage Association, and Freddie Mac, also known

How to scam and get a free meal in a restaurant

How to scam and get a free meal in a restaurant

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):

Yahoo & Windows Live Inc Notification

Question/Comment: I have been recently anounced by so called Yahoo & Windows Live Inc Notification Officer Neola Wilmington as a winner of 25,000.000 pounds under the batch No. MFI/013/APA-43645 and Ref. No. 2008912533 and have been requested to pay

Lottery Scam: Internet Promotional Draw

Received this: We are pleased to inform you of the result of our Internet Promotional Draws..... this qualifies you to be the recipient of the grand prize award sum of $2,500,000 (Two million, five hundred thousand dollars). ------ Forwarded Message

What Can I Do About Terrorism?

The first thing a person should do about terrorism is to learn to respect it. Terrorism is real and it is very dangerous. When I say respect terrorism, I don't mean that you have to educate yourself on every faction and extremist organization that

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: We Received a Check by Pepsi and ABC

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

Where The ‘Bleep’ Did My Identity Go?

I am a die-hard Mac user. Have been for over twenty years and it only gets better. The PC certainly has its place but for creative projects well... the Mac is superior and the good news is is that Mac's do not get viruses. My partner is a die-hard

Fake Check Scammer Busted by UPS Delivery Man

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I did not buy that !?

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

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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

OFT Issues Warning on Romance Scam

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Australian Taxation Office (ATO) Refund Scam Mail

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3 Tips To Avoid 99% of Spyware & Adware

Spyware and Adware issues are now extremely common amongst Internet users. CNN recently reported that over 90% of all Internet users worldwide have some form of spyware / adware on their PC's right now. Therefore, it is absolutely crucial that you t

Hot Scam: Hotmail Phishing

Hot Scam: Hotmail Phishing

Is this a Scam: gmbeasyway or Google Money Elite?

Is this a Scam: gmbeasyway or Google Money Elite?

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

Scammers Strike!

Scammers Strike!

Fake Game Machine – Watch out for this Scam!

Fake Game Machine - Watch out for this Scam!

How Might the 2008 Market Crash End?

How Might the 2008 Market Crash End?

Job Scam: Fake Media Dimensions Inc. at mediadimension.biz

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500k GBP Yahoo and MSN Lottery

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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,

Puppy Scams Hit Norfolk, UK

The best place to buy pets are your local pet shops. Craigslist have also issued a general warning not to buy something from strangers on the internet, especially when you can't meet up with them. Norfolk police have received a number of calls from c