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Auto-Dialling Scam
Auto-Dialling Scam
Auto dialling scam, how it works, how to make sure it doesn't happen to you and what to do if you have been scammed...
Chain Mail Scam
Chain Mail Scam
Chain mail scam, what is chain mail and what to do about them,...
Counterfeit Software
Counterfeit Software
Counterfeit software, how it works, what it means, how to identify counterfeit software and how to avoid beng scammed...
Credit Repair Scam
Credit Repair Scam
Credit repair scam, how it works, how to identify a credit repair scam and steps to take to repair your credit rating...
Cybercheating
Cybercheating
Cyber cheating is big business, whether it's pre-written papers or those written to order. It's subverting the education system, and this is how it happens....
Email Scam: Phishing
Email Scam: Phishing
Have you ever received an e-mail from company that began, "We suspect an unauthorized transaction on your account" or "During our regular verification of accounts, we…...
Email Viruses
Email Viruses
Whilst not a scam in the strictest sense, there's still a strong element of the con about the way a virus is installed on your computer. The damage they can do is…...
Online Pharmacies
Online Pharmacies
Anyone with an e-mail account has probably had many spam offerings trying to sell them Viagra or other drugs at cheap prices. Although not always a proper scam - most…...
The Nigerian Advance-Fee Fraud
The Nigerian Advance-Fee Fraud
The Nigerian Scam, also known as "advance-fee" fraud or simply 419 (for its statute in the Nigerian criminal code). It began by letter in the early 1980s, before…...
What is a Sucker List?
What is a Sucker List?
Would you believe that there is a trade in lists of people gullible enough to fall for scams?...
Work from Home Scams
Work from Home Scams
The idea of working from home can be very attractive. There's no long commute, you can work the hours you want, and if you believe the spam e-mails that land in your…...
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