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How the scam works:
(with video below) The hype about the investment in Iraqi Dinars has been going around for a while. Thinking of investing? read more

Be aware of the Fraud Recovery aka Victims of Crime Compensation Fund scam happening these days. It comes as an email in your inbox whether you are a victim of a fraudulent activity or not. read more

How the scam works:
(with video below) The stock market industry is an interesting and risky business to say the least, if you heard about the major read more

You may be contacted via email by a lady saying she is enrolled in military overseas (Syria) and her team has confiscated a bunch of illegal money. In a different variation, she may say that her husband died and she was left with all his savings. read more

How the scam works:
(with explanatory videos below) Ukash vouchers are very useful and convenient legitimate cards that people in 33 countries use ev read more

Veterans benefits and their pensions are the latest targets of the scammers preying on the elderly. There are a few variations of this scam, watch the video in this article. read more

How the scam works:
Phishing scams are one of the oldest games in the scam book. Once a scammer has your personal information, he or she can sell it read more

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While there are some legitimate business directories, the majority of these are not truly open about their real intended pu read more

How the scam works:
Businesses being scammed is as old as business itself. But in this age of many small business owners struggling to stay afloat, b read more

You want to know how to become a chartered accountant. However, be aware of a notorious scam happening these days involving this sector, as you should give the accountant requirements and qualifications more consideration. read more

Beware of the Scheduled Payment E-mail scam! There is an email making its rounds these days through millions of inboxes and claims to be from your cell phone network provider (AT&T, Vodafone, Rogers, Verizon, Telus, Orange, etc.). read more

Watch out for the American Opportunity Tax Credit scam happening these days, aka the Tax Credit Scam. With video below. read more

How the scam works:
Most of us receive a ton of junk mail, regular or electronic. Some of the envelopes/emails might be from credit card or credit un read more

How the scam works:
Beware of an email coming from criminals impersonating the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC). It asks recipients to keep read more

How the scam works:
This is an excerpt from a real scammer’s e-mail: “Public records indicate that $3,226,519 of unclaimed money has been turned read more

You receive an email from the tax authority in your country (IRS in US, CRA in Canada, etc). The message seems to be authentic. Beware of this scam (with video below). read more

This is a very dangerous scam making its rounds nowadays. Beware of the Tax Season's Early Filing scam! With video below. read more

(with video) Online tax filing and its scams. This year, one of the biggest scams around is the Tax Refund or Free Tax Filing scam. Let's see. read more

How the scam works:
The Internet has made all of our lives much easier. But every silver lining is attached to a cloud. The Internet has made becomin read more

How the scam works:
If you’re like most, you spend a good part of each day going in and out of your email, checking your messages. Good practice sa read more

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