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Famous Scams: The Floodlight Failure Betting Scam, Martin Frankel: Master Scammer,...
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Financial Scams: Losing it all at the ATM, Fake Tax Experts, Office of Government...
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Identity Theft: Job Hunter Scam, Identity Theft and How to Prevent it, Stolen...
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Latest Comments
  • Dubious
    Re: Cheque Scams
    @andrew perigo How did that work out in the end? I have just received something very similar regarding a car I'm selling. "I'll pay your asking price…
    15 October 2014
  • SafeFromScams
    Re: Pyramid Schemes
    @ALARMED. It's not one we've come across but we will investigate it when we can. Thanks for pointing it out.
    6 October 2014
  • ALARMED
    Re: Pyramid Schemes
    There is one that seems to be quite big in America. It's called iPAS2. It's difficult to research as they are cleverly named. Whenever you type in…
    3 October 2014
  • Leon
    Re: Mobile Phone Scams
    My 11 year old daughter has been repeated tricked by more than one mobile phone scammer causing her to use up all of her pay as you go credit.…
    30 September 2014
  • Ardent1000
    Re: Builder's Scams
    Mark Fittes companies have a nasty habit of going belly up after a year or two and he constantly tries to get more money up front out of…
    21 September 2014
  • Ardent1000
    Re: Builder's Scams
    WeatherAll (NE) are among the worst builders I have come across. The owner Mark Fittes ended up trying to intimidate my dad who is in his 70's…
    9 September 2014
  • SafeFromScams
    Re: Sky TV Scam
    @eggs. You're not the first person to have experienced this. It's ridiculous that SKY gives you a secure login to your account on its website but via…
    4 September 2014
  • eggs
    Re: Sky TV Scam
    sky have a web site but wont let you cancell your contract with them by this ssite when i tried they had no record of my account ,but still asked for my…
    3 September 2014
  • Waryone
    Re: Charity Scams: Household Collections
    I am concerned about a charity collection bag from "Helping our Soldiers". Not a registered charity, only a mobile phone…
    6 August 2014
  • Mick
    Re: Mobile Phone Scams
    I have received a call from 0843 654 6864 on my mobile which rang twice and stopped but then sent a message back to that number from my phone.…
    5 August 2014
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