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How the scam works:
You are in a mall or in an Internet café and a guy in a hurry, looking like a tourist (maybe carrying a back pack) approaches yo read more


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If you are a big fan of shopping in street markets you might come across a great offer for “magic cheese”. The vend read more


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Have you ever heard of anybody falling in love with a stripper? Yes, it happens all the time, by design. Dealing with people on a read more


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If you are a waitress working in a bar, you might come across this scam. A couple of guys will dine and drink at your table  read more


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(with video below) You are in need of a locksmith or plumber and find an ad for a technician advertising services for “only $25 read more


This might look as if it is taken from a mafia movie, but it happens around the world on a regular basis. Watch the video here to see the Black Money scam exposed. read more


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You are walking to a subway station or pass by a parking site. You see a sign. “Watch for your wallet. Pick pocketing in the ar read more


Looking for whole house water filtration systems? Watch out for these fake products. Beware of the Water Purification Systems or Home Water Filtration System scam. read more


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This scam proves to be incredibly lucrative fast. Scammers will go door to door selling so-called counterfeit pens to businesses, read more


Watch out for the Surprise Gift Basket Delivery scam, exposed here with a video. read more


Do you know how to tell real gold from fake? Watch the video here and beware of the Fake Jewelry For Sale scam, whether that's gold, silver, or platinum. Learn how to test gold! read more


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(with video below) You might not be the handyman kind of person, so you might find a needed appliance repairman through a flyer read more


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The Rip Deal scam is notorious mostly in Europe but it could happen anywhere, as criminals target jewelers.
According to Wi read more


Exposing one of the most ingenious scams out there: the Jam Auction. The criminal "poses as a retail sales promoter, representing a manufacturer, distributor, or set of stores. Then he makes you buy junk and get super stoked about it. read more


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This is a mail fraud that is typically perpetrated on local restaurateurs. According to Wikipedia, "this scheme takes a receipt f read more


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(with video below) This is an old scam that still is perpetrated by criminals working in pairs. One of them is going into an expe read more


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The Glass Eye scam is a confidence trick. It is a variation of the Antique Resale one, as it requires several con men working tog read more


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(with video below) Don't get us wrong. There are many legitimate air duct cleaning services out there. However, many times questi read more


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(with video below) Federal Express (FedEx) and United Parcel Service (UPS) are the largest courier/delivery services in the world read more


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To most of us, our pets are more than just animals; they are faithful companions and family members. Pet flippers are some of the read more


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(with video below) You're filling your gas tank and you're thinking of what you'll be doing next today. While you're finishi read more


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There is a new scam making its rounds nowadays involving property lines and boundaries. The targets of this fraudulent activity a read more


These days crooks can steal your PIN even if you cover your fingers when you press the keypad at any shopping store. How does the scam work? Watch the video in this article. read more


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Both Canada and the United States celebrate Black History Month every February, while the United Kingdom does it in Oct read more


Asbestos Mesothelioma lawyers and controversial legal battles. Although not many people get into a mesothelioma lawsuit, it's one of the most sensitive legal cases subjects in human history. Especially since the mesothelioma survival rates are tiny. read more


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(with video) Technology can be a wonderful thing until it's used against us. Let's say you get a state-of-the-art credit card wit read more


How the scam works: We have all been hounded by door-to-door sales people trying to sell us the newest thing on the block; though, we usually slam our read more


Are you considering starting an accident injury claim or simply looking for an attorney that could take over a compensation claim? Beware of the No Win, No Fee catch! read more


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Many stores still have credit card terminals printing the merchant copy with the credit card number on it. Let’s say you like a read more


How the scam works:
(with video) Technology can be a wonderful thing until it's used against us. Let's say you get a state-of-the-art credit card wit read more


How the scam works:
You’ve probably owned a few credit cards and know exactly how different they look, depending on the brand. One day, you and you read more


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You are a cashier in a store and sell something expensive to a new customer. He pays by credit card and - as the law require read more


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It has been reported that this scam is growing rapidly, especially in the United States. The crooks organize beautiful neighborho read more


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Crooks advertise the “carat total weight” of diamonds in a ring, but avoid mentioning the individual weight of the center pie read more


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New York has a famous diamond-trading centre, located on 47th street. If you have heard about it and decide to visit the area, be read more


How the scam works:
(with video below) You're sitting at home watching the tube when a young girl knocks on your door. She tells you she's working... read more


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Scammers go to department stores and fill a shopping cart with absolutely everything from DVD players to sports equipment. They... read more


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(with video below) You are in a parking lot and are just getting out of your vehicle when a white van pulls up next to you. Inside... read more


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Scammers advertise themselves as chimney repair specialists, dropping flyers in your mailbox advertising free evaluations and cle read more


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Every time there is a census scheduled, several scammers go around neighborhoods pretending to be Government agents making the co read more


Watch out for the Art Student Painting scam. A couple of young and polite people show up at your door carrying great paintings, telling you they are art students and are trying to raise funds for their tuition and art supplies. read more


Watch out for the Balance Bracelet scam, aka the Hologram Bracelet or Strength Bracelet trick, exposed here with a video. The power balance bracelet that everyone believed in proved to have no scientific evidence that the wristband works. read more


How the scam works:
This is similar to the Bank Machine Device scam, but it usually happens at night. You walk up to the ATM, insert your card and ty read more


How the scam works:
You're desperately in need of an ATM and walk the streets until you find one outside a bank. You run up to it, only to find a not read more


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Approached by somebody with a very tempting offer, you are guaranteed thousands of dollars if you join a group of people setting read more


How the scam works:
You call a professional to give you a quote for your carpet installation. He starts measuring the surface that will be covered, w read more


How the scam works:
This is one of the biggest scams in the industry. You go to the shop and look at a deck board – which is a book that has a larg read more


How the scam works:
(with video, below) You finally cleared up your credit card enough to get yourself new clothes, cosmetic products, or a bunch of read more


How the scam works:
Scenario 1. Crooks approach new immigrants in town by claiming they are working for non-profit organizations that host ESL classe read more


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Small gyms in neighborhoods might announce a grand opening coming as soon as they complete a renovation. Flyers advertise new mem read more


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