To mimic the official LinkedIn emails, cyber-crooks are sending emails to users trying to steal their personal information. If you have an account with LinkedIn, you need to be cautious of any emails that appear to be from the company. read more
Because there is so much hype around SuperBowl every year, getting tickets, hotels, and merchandise in one great experience may be a bit risky. Scammers are eager to swoop in and con people out of their money. read more
Did you get tagged by one of your friends on Facebook with an invitation to join a Secret Sister Gift Exchange these holidays? Watch the video in this article to see how this Christmas scam --aka the Blessing Loom Scheme-- works. read more
Valentine’s Day is the day of the year when we take the time to buy that special someone flowers, candy, jewelry or even just a card, all designed to say "I love you!". read more
This Facebook scam is making its rounds as you're reading this. Educate yourself. read more
Beware of the Free Family Tree Scam happening these days, also known as the Find My Family Tree or Free Family Tree Search Scheme. Read the article here. read more
Did anyone contact you in regards to a kidney donation for money? Beware of the Looking For a Kidney Donor scam happening these days, also known as the Kidney Charity Donation scheme. read more
There is an influx of websites lately claiming to teach you how to win the lottery. The secret formula of 'destroying' the lotto industry is out. Or that's what a lot of victims have been thinking in the last few weeks.How does the Jackpot scam work? read more
Did you get an email with a free $50 gift card from companies such as Amazon, Costco, Walmart, Walgreens and CVS? Or with free samples from McDonald's and Swiffer? Here is how the scam works, with a video. read more
As Donald Trump just won the presidential elections in the United States, millions of Americans are considering moving to Canada. In the night of the elections, the Immigration Canada website officially crashed due to traffic overload. read more
During holidays, people are giving, generous, and open-hearted. However, the Christmas spirit brings a two-edge sword when it comes to purchasing things online for those we love. Here is a list with 10 Christmas scams this year. read more
Watch the short video below to see Donald Trump's original shocking comments about planning to build walls between the US, Mexico and Canada. However, be aware of the Donald Trump Wall aka How The Donald Trump Wall Will Look Like scam. read more
Facebook constantly changes its design leading criminals to experiment on new scams, relying on the novelty aspect. One of the latest ones is the Facebook Membership aka Pay for Facebook scam. read more
Watch out for a new scam on Facebook, promising you to tell you who deleted from their list of friends or unfollowed you. Read the article here and watch the video. read more
Do you buy gift cards on regular basis? Be careful of a new scam going around these days, the Gift Certificate Club aka Discount Gift Cards Scam. How does it work? Watch the video in this article.
You are browsing the Internet and try to access a particular website when a pop-up appears saying “Adult Content Verification”. Watch out for this scam! read more
Beware of the Hurricane Matthew Hits Florida and South Carolina scam happening online in the last few hours. Watch the video here to see the scam exposed, as the evacuation orders are still in place. read more
Whether you're looking for Halloween costume ideas for women, men, couples, or kids, be aware of the fake shops this week. Halloween decorations are also a good bait used by scammers. Watch video here. read more
Beware of the Netflix Club Subscription Scam. There is an email going around these days claiming to be from Netflix, but is sent by scammers offer subscribers a new outstanding deal, inform them about an update, or ask for a payment. read more
Angelina Jolie just filed for divorce. TMZ claims she did it because Brad Pitt was doing "something with the kids" that was inappropriate for a parent. Many other voices state that it may relate to drugs or even sexually abuse. read more
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Week February 13-19, 2017
Scam Detector Gives Back To The Community
Scam Detector recently partnered with Travel by Dart, an inspirational web-series where two friends blindfoldedly throw a dart at the world map and travel wherever it lands, with the purpose of helping the land or the people. Click HERE or on the image below to watch the trailer of the series!