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Here's a scam that posts an NSFW (Not Safe For Work) image on Facebook or Twitter stating that 99% (or any other high percentage)... read more


Scammers send out a false message stating that if you 'share' or 'like' a photo of a desperate child he/she will receive the transplant they are in dire need of. The image with the baby is stolen from somebody else's page. read more


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(with video below) Technology is the way of the world today and the internet itself has opened a huge door for internet scammers. read more


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There are scams that most agents pull on new clients, regardless of the industry in which they operate. In the writing business, read more


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Never open a Twitter mention notification (of you) coming from somebody who has a very sexy woman as a profile picture. Since Twi read more


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You come across an ad that catches your eye, as someone whose teeth have yellowed from years of smoking: "Read this before you th read more


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Either on Facebook or Tumblr you receive a message on your profile, as a recommendation coming from one of your friends. Your bud read more


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Similar to the Holiday E-cards scam, this one comes as a downloadable item on your computer or phone. You want a specific song to read more


Are you looking into a psychic reading? Be careful about the online Psychic Reading scam, also including through the phone reading, tarot card reading, numerologists, astrologers, and fortune tellers. Read here. read more


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You really want to get a date but your confidence is down after losing hair, gaining weight and not feeling like your c read more


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The crooks send emails claiming to be airport employees. In the message, they notify you that a pet is being held at the local ai read more


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You might come across an online shop that is “closing down” and has a final blowout sale happening, advertising on all the so read more


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You probably know by now that scammers send all kinds of attachments within their e-mails, which, once opened, could either infes read more


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You see online advertising for an upcoming show featuring one of your favorite singers or bands. You want to attend and call the read more


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If you are an aspiring singer or a band, one day you might get invited through e-mail, Facebook or MySpace to perform a concert e read more


Beware of the IP Winner scam, exposed here with a video. You're on a social networking site checking out what's new with your friends when a pop-up ad informs you that you were selected as a winner of a gift. read more


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You are a creative person and have had a long-life hobby - building gadgets and toys of all kinds. Chances are you prob read more


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You are buying a gift certificate online and when the transaction is almost done you are asked if you want to save $10 or $20 on read more


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(with video below) As you grew older your taste buds started to appreciate wine more and more and, before you knew it, you became read more


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(with video below) There are several things scammers promise for free to Facebook users, claiming the website's generosity or new read more


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(with video below) Facebook credits are a virtual currency you can use to buy virtual goods for games or apps against Facebo read more


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In most countries cigarettes can’t be sold to children. However, there are minors who think they can cheat the system by buying read more


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You decide to research your family roots and come across a website that will actually do it for you, as long as you provide all t read more


How the scam works:
Similar to the Bank Account Upgrade scam, this comes as an e-mail requesting you to update your Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, eBay 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


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(with videos below) Did you just come across the McDonald's gift card on WhatsApp? It's always nice when a store that you visit o read more


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If you live in the United Kingdom, you might be a target of the Royal Mail scam perpetrators. They are looking into download read more


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(with videos below) Snapchat is the newest sensation in the world of social media. The popular app allows its users to read more


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(with video below) Requests for charity donations are so common nowadays that they could happen anywhere. This is a truly horribl read more


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You might be receiveing a letter that comes with a Federal Trade Commission logo and seal on it. The paper looks official and is read more


Beware of the Google End Of The Year aka Google Anniversary scam! Read the article here and educate yourself. read more


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A “Facebook Copyright Protection” hoax is making its rounds on Facebook after the company announced recently that is rolling read more


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(with video below) The Facebook Violation of Terms scam comes as a message in your inbox, claiming to be from the Facebook Suppor read more


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If you post videos on YouTube on regular basis, you might receive a message that claims to be from the "YouTube Account Mana read more


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Whenever a world-known disaster occurs, criminals take advantage of the ones in need as well as of the ones willing to help. read more


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The social media crooks hit again, as another celebrity is gone unexpectedly. You might have seen a "Robin Williams Says Goodbye read more


How the scam works:
Scammers often post links on social media using fake images and titles related to the newest trends or news. Once open, read more


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Target is one of the leading retailers in the world, and they take the security of their shoppers very seriously. Therefore, it w read more


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Just as in many other cases (the death of Steve Irwin, Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston, etc.), criminals take advantage of peopl read more


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Parents of school age children have been enjoying the convenience of paying for their kids’ school lunches online for several y read more


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(with video below) It is easier than ever for us to stay connected with faraway friends and family with the seemingly endless cho read more


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Pepsi-Cola is the second largest seller of soft drinks worldwide. They often run prize giveaways and promotions which are widely read more


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(with video below) Pinterest is the wildly popular photo-sharing website. Thousands of users visit each day to share recipes, dec read more


Beware of the Wal-Mart Invoice Email scam. Victims are receiving a receipt via invoice generator email for a high-dollar item that they didn't purchase. They are then being asked to verify their credit card info to receive confirmation for delivery. read more


How the scam works:
(with video below) If you’re like millions of others around the world, you spend at least part of your day socializing or playi read more


How the scam works:
(with video below) Many people spend a lot of time on Facebook, and as a result, there are a lot of pages that are created to dra read more


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Business owners are the targets of this scam occuring all over the United States lately. They will receive a very official lookin read more


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Facebook is one of the most popular social networking sites around, and many fans use the pages to find and share information abo read more


In this latest phishing scam, the crooks will use your name and photograph to create a fake Facebook profile; they will then send messages to your Facebook friends about 'claiming a prize'. read more


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