Category «Scams Fraud»

Work At Home Scams [Video]

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FBI Work at Home Scams Job One: Do Not Take the Bait Everyone’s seen them—seductive work-at-home opportunities hyped in flyers tacked to telephone poles, in newspaper classifieds, in your e-mail, and all over the web, promising you hundreds or thousands of dollars a week for typing, stuffing envelopes, processing medical billing, etc. And it’s just …

Job Employment Scams [Video]

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Job Scams Scammers know that finding a job can be tough. To trick people looking for honest work, scammers advertise where real employers and job placement firms do. They also make upbeat promises about your chances of employment, and virtually all of them ask you to pay them for their services before you get a …

Shopping Online Scams [Video]

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Online shopping scams Online shopping scams involve scammers pretending to be legitimate online sellers, either with a fake website or a fake ad on a genuine retailer site. How this scam works While many online sellers are legitimate, unfortunately scammers can use the anonymous nature of the internet to rip off unsuspecting shoppers. Fake retailer …

Shipping Reshipping Scams [Video]

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Shipping Scams The Package Forwarding Scam Internet shipping scams or the package forwarding scam has been around for quite a while. Several contrasting scenarios are engaged in the execution of this scam, but it all plays out to the same conclusion. Packages are shipped to an unsuspecting accomplice, and then reshipped to another address ( …

Advance Fee Fraud [Video]

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Advance Fee Fraud Schemes Advance fee fraud gets its name from the fact that an investor is asked to pay a fee up front or in advance of receiving any proceeds, money, stock or warrants in order for the deal to go through.  The fee may be in the form of a commission, regulatory fee …

Phone Scams [Video]

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Phone Scams Every year, thousands of people lose money to telephone scams — from a few dollars to their life savings. Scammers will say anything to cheat people out of money. Some seem very friendly — calling you by your first name, making small talk, and asking about your family. They may claim to work …

Make Money Online Scams [Video]

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25 Money making scams that make me sick I had pulled this article off the site some time back because I thought that it was actually helping the scammers out there. But on second thought, even if 10% of the people reading this prevent these scams from working, then I think that I can justify …

Digital Currency Scams [Video]

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Bitcoin Scams On Social Media The Dark Side Of Digital Currency ZeroFOX Research Earlier this month, the price of a single Bitcoin eclipsed the price of an ounce of gold for the first time ever. This news, coupled with the exploding adoption of its underlying technology – blockchain – beyond the financial world, is attracting …

Impostor Scams [Video]

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Government Imposter Scams Scammers sometimes pretend to be government officials to get you to send them money. They might promise lottery winnings if you pay “taxes” or other fees, or they might threaten you with arrest or a lawsuit if you don’t pay a supposed debt. Regardless of their tactics, their goal is the same: …

Nigerian 419 Scam [Video]

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Nigerian Letter or “419” Fraud Nigerian letter frauds combine the threat of impersonation fraud with a variation of an advance fee scheme in which a letter mailed, or e-mailed, from Nigeria offers the recipient the “opportunity” to share in a percentage of millions of dollars that the author—a self-proclaimed government official—is trying to transfer illegally …