Tourist Email Hack Scam: I Didn’t Know You Were In England

Friday, July 6th, 2012

Many of us keep in touch with our friends via email. Many people also like to take a lot of trips. This would be a combination for a scam if you got an email from your friends’ email address claiming that they were stuck in a country with no money and need you to wire [...]

Dating Scammer: Do Not Be A Fool For Love.

Wednesday, May 30th, 2012

Sometimes when we search the Internet you may get an email that appears to be from the opposite sex. This email would contain a story about how they saw you on a dating site or social media network and really just wanted to talk to you. Often, this email would contain a picture and written [...]

Hot New Item Scam: Would Be A Cold Day For You

Thursday, March 22nd, 2012

We live in an age of technological marvels. These marvels appear every so often and are better than the last version and through the use of neuro-marketing, we feel like we cannot live without them. For example, the new iPad was just released and already there are scams on the Internet that guarantee you a [...]

Potential Employee Email Scam: Do Not Open!

Wednesday, January 18th, 2012

If you are a corporation, chances are that you hire people every so often or put out ads for company positions online. It’s not like it used to be where you had to put an ad in the paper to get responses. Now, you have the convenience of the Internet and instant gratification. However, that [...]

Online Accounts Scam

Friday, April 22nd, 2011

If you are a computer savvy person or one who engages in social networking or sales online, there is a chance that you have different user accounts across multiple websites. Now, these sites usually let you know ahead of time that they will never ask for your personal information, credit card information, or password information. [...]

Asian Domain Name Registration Scam: Phishing For A Catch

Wednesday, October 13th, 2010

If you have any presence on the web then you probably have your own website or at least a domain name registered with a company like GoDaddy.com or Register.com or the many others out there on the web. This could lead to a possible Asian Domain Name Registration Scam (Try saying that three times fast [...]

You Just Won The Lottery…Or Did You?

Monday, September 27th, 2010

It’s a lot of peoples dream to win the lottery; or to win anything for that matter. This next scam takes advantage of that little bit of hope that is inside each and everyone of us that we will win something big one day. The Lottery scam basically lures you in by telling you that [...]

Nigerian Scams

Monday, April 19th, 2010

The need to write on Nigerian scams after all these years tells you how trusting we are.  It should also tell you that we should always be on the lookout for suspicious emails. Now on to the scam.
Nigerian Scams will usually follow a script.  Most of them, if not the overwhelming majority of them, will [...]

Banking Scams

Thursday, April 8th, 2010

We have all been there before.  We check our email, and staring out at us is an email from our bank stating that we should go to their website immediately.  Once at the website, we are asked for our information.  Sometimes they ask for your social security number, other times your account information.  Either way, [...]