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.




Sgt. Stanley Found Money In Iraq

Sgt. Stanley Found Money In Iraq

Another dying woman wants to donate money

Another dying woman wants to donate money

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Lottery Scam: Swiss Lotto Netherlands

Previously, we had a record of a similar scam but the scammer used the Dutch word of "Nederland" instead of "Netherlands". This is a well-known lottery scam. No. No, you did not win any lottery. If that is all that you are looking for, you can skip t

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

HOT SCAM!! Hitler is CONNED by Nigerian Scammer!!!!

Watch this, watch this!!! Hitler scammed by Nigerian and getting really pissed! We hope that you won't understand the language, because its the words that matters.

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

A “Titanic” Dating Scam!

A "Titanic" Dating Scam!

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

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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

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Identity Theft: What You Need To Know

More and more people are becoming victims of identity theft every day because they do not have the knowledge of what it is and how it happens. People who have been the victims of identity theft can have their credit ruined and in the long run have pr

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:

Euromillion Loteria Espanol 2007 promotions

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ELYRIA: Another Elderly Lost $6000 to Distress Scam

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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"

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

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

IPod Scams on Craigslist

Someone informed: "Scammers are running an Ipod scam on Craigslist. They are selling IPod clones that will fail within a week. They will not replace these clones and reply to your calls. Do Not Buy from them! (Dee 919-519-2996 and Keyma 919-671-1463)

How to shop for free!

How to shop for free!

Social Networks – Computer Virus Playground

Social networks are websites like Facebook and Bebo which have become incredibly popular with kids, teens and adults all over the world They give you a great way of catching up with old friends or eve

What Is That Small Orange Icon Labeled RSS or XML?

RSS (Really Simple Syndication) enables people to have the latest information delivered directly to them. This avoids having to visit sites every day looking for updates and instead allows you to see when websites have added new content that you are

Funding Options for US Players

Since the passage of the unpopular Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act of 2006 (UIGEA) many US online bingo players have been confused as to the legality of online bingo and the funding methods left available to them. Several of the major pl

What You Must Do Before You Hire a Web Designer

If you're planning on hiring a Web design firm or freelancer to build you a new business website, then you ought to read this article before you make the hire. One key concept that many would-be entrepreneurs and business people miss is understanding

Investment Scam: Fake Ziff Brothers Investments

If you received an email from "Daniel Ziff" offering to invest 2 - 20million dollars of funds into your "project", it is a scam. We have checked and confirmed that the real Daniel Ziff does not send out unsolicited emails to the public for such inves

Are All Autoresponder Leads the Same?

When choosing what kind of auto responder leads to purchase, keep in mind that the best price is not always the best option. You might pay twice as much or more for one type of lead over another, however if your ad pulls 3 or 4 times better with the

Greeting Card Scams Comes with Free Trojans

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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

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

Scam Targeting Housing Renters

Scam Targeting Housing Renters on Craiglist

Buy Contacts of 400 US Billionaires

This guy is selling the contacts (office phone no. and address) of 400 US Billionaires, 2010 edition. You can buy the information for $1000 for 400 Billionaires contacts, or $600 for 200 contacts.

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,

Hustler: WIFI Scam

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Identity Theft: Ways To Protect Yourself

The actual number of people that become victims of identity theft has climbed dramatically. This is because thieves are find newer and more advanced ways to get your personal information. For example, you may have made a purchase online and now you h

Who Do You Trust For The Truth?: An American-Iraqi Seduction Review

In a recent article by Dr. Amaal V.E. Tokars, she writes: "You keep up with the news. Poof! You are the "knowledgeable American" who can amaze and entertain friends by giving savvy, sage comments about world events. Right? Could an Iraqi citizen say

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

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

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

Identity Theft: New way to rob a bank

Identity Theft: New way to rob a bank

It’s All About The Money, Isn’t It

Advertising is a competitive field; there is no question about it. Having been in this industry for over twenty years, I have seen many changes: some good, some bad but the core basics of the business remain constant. What used to take weeks to accom

Nigerian Dating Scam

Not all Nigerian men are bad, but there are enough bad apples to create the worldwide phenomenon called 419 scam, lottery scam and love scam. Check out the video.

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

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

Buying votes?

As we know, paying for votes in presidential election is illegal. How about getting paid to promote an article or stories? We won't sell that, but this is what this website is doing for submitters at Digg.com.Community rating and recommendation has b

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,

The Basic Description of MLM or Network Marketing

MLM is known as multi-level marketing or network marketing. It is a scheme that is used to sell wholesale products or services through recruiting employees. Its really the method of selling the concept of the product or service and then having the p

Diamonds, Gemstones, Lumps of Coal – Another Strike at the Dragon’s Soul

This news to China is another diamond of the moral lessons from God or pure living, or Buddha himself. The way we live, is the way we die. Buddha had a following not because what he said, but how he lived such a holy serene life as no other holy man

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

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.

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