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Be aware of a new scam using brands like VISA, Mastercard and AmEx to promise a very tempting benefit, such as a free laptop or a smartphone. How does the scam work? Watch the video in this article. read more


The Offshore Investment Scam is targeting people in their thirties, forties or fifties, who are looking for long term financial security. If you are one of them, beware. Here is how it works: read more


Watch out for the Donation In Your Name Scam, going around these days. It's similar to the Inheritance/Next-of-kin scam or Consignment Track box trick. Watch the video here. read more


Unlike the Account Upgrade scam, where fraudsters impersonate bank reps asking you to get your account to a new level, this one lures the email recipients into believing that they need to be verified by the bank to avoid suspicious activity. read more


Did you receive an email from your bank asking you to update a digital access agreement? It claims to be from any financial institution, whether that's Scotiabank, CIBC, Royal Bank, TD Bank, Wells Fargo, Bank of America, Citigroup, JPMorgan, etc. read more


Beware of many Binary Options scams, exposed here with a video. Whether it's about brokers, signals or winning strategy, watch out for the sketchy world of the binary options trading business. read more


Beware of the Hospital Lien Scam, exposed with a video here. It makes you pay 3-4 times more for your hospital bill after a personal injury claim. read more


Tax relief companies and fake impersonators. Beware the latest scam in the industry, Tax Settlement or Tax Relief Companies scam. Watch video. read more


Tax season and fake agents. One of the worst scams around this month is the IRS Tax Help or Filing Taxes Online Scam. If you don't leave in the United States, the same scam is being applied by scammers using the names of CRA, HMRC, or ATO. read more


Is gold a good investment now? If you're wondering how to invest in gold and silver, watch out for the Gold Investment or Gold Coins For Sale scam. read more


Did you receive an FBI Notification from Christopher A. Wray? Watch the video below to see in action the scam exposed, former known as the James E Comey. Christopher Wray is the new boss of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). read more


How early can you file your taxes? Before you find out the answer, beware of the File Taxes Early Reward Scam, going around these days. Here is how it works, plus Top 4 tax scams to be aware of this year. read more


Beware of the Scheduled Payment Email scam! There is an email going around these days claiming to be from your cell phone network provider (AT&T, Vodafone, Rogers, Verizon, Telus, Orange, etc.). read more


Was there a time when you were wondering how to find out your credit score? Here is how to get it for free. However, there are ads on the Internet promoting free credit reports, but when you do it, this is what happens: read more


Whether you are looking for scholarship applications for college students, high school seniors, military scholarships or simply for community service scholarships, you could easily become a victim of the Scholarship Applications scam. read more


While wondering how to find a quick divorce online solution, you may fall for the Divorce in 3 Days Lawyer Scam aka the Online Divorce Lawyer. read more


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Did you receive an e-mail or a phone call from somebody claiming to be from ARRA and having a grant on your name? read more


The Prime Bank Guarantee scam aka Prime Bank Instrument Scheme has been around for a while now and proves to be too alluring for many people to avoid. Watch the explanatory video here. read more


Did you receive an invitation for an event or conference held in a different city? Beware of this new scam, targeting all kinds of people: businessmen, lecturers, philanthropists, CEOs or even priests. read more


What's your favorite store you shop at the most? Be careful about the latest scam happening these days, the Emailed Invoice aka the Receipts Sent Online scam. In this article you will learn how the scam works, how to avoid it, and how to report it. read more


How the scam works:
If you have a business, you have probably considered at some point using programs like Google Adsense or Adwords, where you post read more


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


Beware of the Fraud Enforcement and Recovery Act Scam aka the fake Victims of Crime Compensation Fund. It could affect you regardless if you've been a past victim of a fraudulent activity or not. read more


How the scam works:
Scammers send millions of e-mails at once, offering a very hot tip in the stock market. They give the name of a small company, wh 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


How the scam works:
You're approached by a company that offers training to people interested in becoming mortgage brokers. They promise a great packa read more


You may be contacted via email by someone saying is enrolled in military (Afghanistan or 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:
You receive an email from what appears to be your bank saying the following: "As a valued customer, we would like you to take par 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


How the scam works:
An official-looking e-mail comes your way asking if you know a bank manager. Alternatively, the message is sent to bank managers read more


You're just about to be a victim of credit card fraud. Your bank notices the suspicious charge and calls you to confirm. But what happens if your phone lines are busy? It's called Denial of Service Attack. 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


Beware of the Bank Account Upgrade/Update Email Scam. You get an email from your bank, asking that you upgrade or restore your account. It claims the company is going through a system change or that they found an error in your account info. 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


How the scam works:
Scammers call around claiming to have a reimbursement check from the Payment Protection Plan (PPP is a service fee, insuring your read more


How the scam works:
The Outstanding Debt/Invoice Scam comes as an e-mail and requires you to pay a debt or balance payment that you owe a specific... read more


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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


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There is an e-mail going around from crooks impersonating Tangerine Bank representatives asking recipients to keep their account read more


Beware of the Global Currency Arbitrage Scam, a proposal where you're promised a high return on investment (ROI) on your initial deposit--something like 25% a month and 87% a year. Here is how it works and how to avoid it. read more


Beware of the Email Money Transfer Scam. One of the most useful features that bank cards have is the electronic transfer. However, a scam making its rounds nowadays has been also making already a lot of victims. Read here. read more


Did you receive an email from the government informing you that you qualify for a grant under the federal economic stimulus plan and your sector was one of several selected to receive the money? Watch out for this scam here. 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


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


Do you own a business and need exposure? Beware of a new scam going around, coming from EU Business Register: the Business Directory Addition scheme. It comes as an email and has the following content: read more


How the scam works:
With the promise of making money quick and legal, people get lured into all kinds of investments and Ponzi schemes. Most of these read more


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The United Kingdom recently implemented some regulatory changes that allow those aged 55 and above to have direct access to their read more


Beware of the Foreign Investment Scam. If you own a network business linking clients to each other for a commission, you might receive an email from a potential investor in a different country. But then this happens: 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:
In the United States whenever a bank collapses, the clients are able to withdraw their money for up to 30 days after the official 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


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