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Besides the traditional rip-offs when fictional drinks are added to your final bill, there are a few other tricks that bartenders pull when pouring your drinks. There are many scams out there, but today we are going to focus on seven of them. read more


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This is a scam aimed at newcomers, international students, or foreign workers in the United States. Crooks meet victims in pubs o read more


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Being a Good Samaritan offers a lot of benefits. You get to help someone out who is in need. This makes you feel good, which is a read more


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You're approached by someone who is trying to sell you a beautifully arranged coin collection for, say, $100. On the box hol read more


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(with video below) This new scam makes its rounds these days and it hits the small business owners. You could be a victim of it i read more


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Household owners are contacted with an offer to buy a product that will cut their water costs. The callers claim to be representa read more


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This occurs in Canada. There have been reports that phony contractors disguised as gas inspectors with the TSSA – Technical Sta read more


Every time you are hospitalized you will receive a paper (or plastic) bracelet on your wrist. The bracelet is used to identify patients, but it also contains some personal info. Watch out for this scam! read more


When it comes to the new iPhone 5, prior its launch there were two notorious scams that made the headlines:  the “Test and Keep” text message read more


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Imagine you are shopping on a busy street. As you are walking, carrying your purchases, you see someone right besides you hop on read more


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Traveling is a wonderful and educational way to spend time. In fact, many people rate it as one of their favorite ways to spend t read more


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You’ve just had a long day of shopping at the mall and your arms are heavy with purchases as you make your way out the door int read more


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Imagine you are on vacation or walk in a park, having a lovely time with your significant other. As you are walking or sitting on read more


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Many people rate “watching television” as one of their favorite pastimes. With the preponderance of HDTV’s for sale today, read more


If you're looking into how to become a model, watch out for the latest trap out there, the Talent Representation or Baby Modeling Agencies Scam. (with video) read more


The top rated carpet cleaning companies out there will never lure you in with a hook. Beware of the Professional Carpet Cleaning Services scam (with video). read more


Don't become a victim of the Chinatown Blessing scam, occurring in many Asian neighborhoods across North America, especially in New York and San Franciso. Watch the video here. read more


Magazine subscribers oftentimes receive renewal solicitations disguised as bills from scammers. Read this article and educate yourself about the magazine subscription renewal! read more


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The government of the UK is warning residents to be on the lookout for “doorstep scammers” who are looking to take advantage... read more


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Look at this card for a few seconds. The card is a 5. Look carefully at the very first row of tiny arrows, at the top. If you cou read more


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