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Did you receive a Facebook friend request from someone who's already on your list? Or did any of your buddies tell you that you just sent them another friend request and you may want to check your account? Here is how the hoax works. read more

With the advent of social media and the explosion of sports betting’s popularity across the United States in the wake of recent legalization, fraudulent handicappers (known amongst sports bettors as scamdicappers) have proliferated on social media. read more

Whether your children play Fortnite or you're an user yourself, this is how your credit card gets compromised. Tag a parent whose kids are addicted to this game and warn them about these 7 scams, from V-Bucks generators to how to get free currency. read more

Online casinos can be a lot of fun, but only when they are reputable and safe. The last thing you want is to be caught out by a scam casino and lose all of your money. If you are going to be playing in online casinos, you need to know this: read more

Medical Alarm Systems Reviews - do you trust them? If you consider buying one of those medical alarm devices that are very popular nowadays, beware of the Medical Alert Buttons Scam aka the Emergency Alert System Fraud. read more

Beware of the Walmart Email Gift Card scam, aka the Walmart eGift Card trick or Walmart Gift Card Online rip-off. Did you just receive a message with a gift card worth $100, $500 or $1,000? Here is how it works: read more

Prince Harry got married on Saturday to Meghan Markle at the Windsor Castle, in UK. Unfortunately, the Royal Wedding came with a big scam online, via the Shared Article feature. read more

Did an Instagram user just contact you about a lottery? Read this article to learn not only how the scam works, but how to identify very easy if the profile of the person you're chatting with on Instagram is fake or not. read more

Two scammers located in Cleveland, Ohio make a fortune these days by victimizing people worldwide with the Puppy For Sale Scam. Here is how the scam works. You might be the next victim, regardless of where you live. read more

Mother's Day - it's time of the year again! Here are 7 Mother's Day scams to be aware of these days, as well as a Top 5 Mother's Day Gift Ideas - if you're still looking for inspiration. read more

You get an email from Netflix. The real Netflix. It says your account is on hold - it's an authentic notice, too. You are asked to update your credit card on Netflix's financial page. The real one, as well. Where is the scam? Here it is: read more

Is Facebook closing your account? Similar to the Facebook Copyright Protection or the Facebook Privacy Notice, the No Swearing Campaign on the biggest social media platform is just a hoax. Here is how it works. read more

How do you get on Property Brothers buying and selling platform? If you are a fan of the TV series and want to get your house featured on Jonathan and Drew Scott's show, don't fall for this scam. read more

Toys R Us just announced the 182 stores that will be closing down (see list here), laying off more than 4,500 people. It was a perfect moment for scammers to jump on the bandwagon and create this evil, unscrupulous scheme. read more

It only takes one compromised Facebook account for scammers to use and attract in their trap hundreds of passwords and login credentials. Be very careful about this latest scam spreading like an epidemic on social media. How does it work? read more

What is the best anti-aging cream on the market or the best eye cream for wrinkles? Here's a shocking truth about skin care scams, from the best skin care products reviews to celebrity endorsements. read more

"There is only one scam about this", say organizers of Sex Island Experience, a 4-day/3-night shocking travel escape promising 30 clients to have sex with 60 girls, drug-friendly environment, unlimited alcohol and meals. New location is close-by. read more

Facebook has a feature called “Trusted Contacts,” which allows any user to choose 3-5 friends who they trust to help recover their account in the event of a lock-out. Here is an article with a video on how the works. read more

Dating is fun but sometimes it comes with unpleasant surprises. That includes cases when the person you thought you know is in fact someone else. Let's dive into the world of dating scams with celebrity matchmakers Bonnie Winston and Susan Trombetti. read more

How to see who viewed your Facebook page? Or Instagram profile? Or Twitter's account? Be aware of a new mobile app that promises that but instead spams all your friends and connections. New twist. read more

A luxurious 3night/4day sex and drug-full experience on a Colombian island is being advertised these days. It broke the Internet as it created an insane amount of controversy about the legality of it. Is the Sex Island Experience real? read more

The Las Vegas mass shooting made scammers come out of the woods again, spreading viruses, misinformation and click baits. Here are 7 different hoaxes and fake news that popped out hours after the tragedy. read more

Is Facebook going to start charging for messages? Beware of a new Facebook billing hoax that is going around this week, called the Facebook Charging Fees scam. Read how it works here: read more

If you have an Airbnb account you probably know that every time another user sends you a message an email comes in your inbox as well, notifying you of the conversation. Well, here is the newest scam, from a fake user calling herself Sofia. read more

Kate Middleton has apparently partnered with Dr. Oz to create a skincare product called Advance Final Skin, an anti-aging wrinkle cream that keeps you young. This scam may get you good - here is how it works. read more

As Facebook Messenger has now over 1.2 billion users and you are most likely one of them, beware of this latest scam involving a video. How it works, how to avoid, and how to report - inside this article. read more

With 55 deaths and over $30 billion in damages, Hurricane Irma has also created a scary scam. People with open hearts and wallets willing to help have fallen victims themselves to the cause. See how the scam works here. read more

If you have a Gmail account be careful about the latest scam, catching victims unprepared these days. Giving away your Google credentials is dangerous especially since Google owns other websites that require the same log-ins (YouTube, Android). read more

The upcoming UFC events this year are scheduled to take place in Auckland, Singapore, Oklahoma City, Las Vegas, Glasgow, Long Island, Edmonton, New York, Anaheim and Mexico City. If you live in one of these cities and want tickets, be careful. read more

There is a new scam going around this week. It will most likely hit your computer while browsing the Internet so beware. It references gift cards from reputable gas stations and is based on the Target Gift Card scam approach. read more

The Facebook Violation of Terms scam comes as a message claiming to be from the Facebook Support. It informs that your posts have been in violation with the platform's Terms of Service. Here is how the scam works, with a video: read more

Looking for an online masters in education? Or perhaps best online colleges? Or maybe for some distance learning courses? Beware of this dangerous scam happening these days, known as the Online Universities Scam. read more

People always wonder: "How do scammers hack into my account?" Whether is on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter or Pinterest, today we're going to expose some of the methods, so you can protect yourself. Read this article and watch the videos. read more

There is a new Facebook scam going around this week. Victims receive an email informing that their picture was added by a friend to a new Facebook album. When recipients open the link, this happens: read more

Are you trying to log into your Facebook account and a notification says you have entered an incorrect username and password? Beware of the latest Facebook scam - here is a criminal caught on tape. read more

How do your change your Facebook color from blue to whatever your want? How about Facebook Pink for the ladies and black for the gents? Beware of this scam that just came back this week. read more

Beware of the Food Delivery Near Me Scam when you order food online. In this article you will learn how the scam works and how to avoid it. Also, get a list with Top 12 food delivery services and apps you can trust. read more

When you're looking for Mother's Day ideas or researching where to buy Mother's Day flowers, make sure you're not falling for these scams. read more

To mimic the official LinkedIn emails, cyber-crooks are sending emails to users trying to steal their personal information. If you have an account with LinkedIn, you need to be cautious of any emails that appear to be from the company. read more

This Facebook scam is making its rounds as you're reading this. Educate yourself. read more

Beware of the Free Family Tree Scam happening these days, also known as the Find My Family Tree or Free Family Tree Search Scheme. Read the article here. read more

What if you receive an amazing offer from the Government, meant to improve your overall benefits, from health coverage and retirement, to eventual tuition or property taxes? Beware of the newest scam, known as Citizen Benefits Package Email. read more

There is an influx of websites lately claiming to teach you how to win the lottery. The secret formula of 'destroying' the lotto industry is out. Or that's what a lot of victims have been thinking in the last few weeks.How does the Jackpot scam work? read more

Did you get an email with a free $50 gift card from companies such as Amazon, Costco, Walmart, Walgreens and CVS? Or with free samples from McDonald's and Swiffer? Here is how the scam works, with a video. read more

As Donald Trump just won the presidential elections in the United States, millions of Americans are considering moving to Canada. In the night of the elections, the Immigration Canada website officially crashed due to traffic overload. read more

Watch the short video below to see Donald Trump's original shocking comments about planning to build walls between the US, Mexico and Canada. However, be aware of the Donald Trump Wall aka How The Donald Trump Wall Will Look Like scam. read more

Ready to buy prescription drugs online and looking for the best online pharmacy? Beware of fake pills and bogus doctors out there. read more

Facebook constantly changes its design leading criminals to experiment on new scams, relying on the novelty aspect. One of the latest ones is the Facebook Membership aka Pay for Facebook scam. read more

How the scam works:
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Owning a portable breathalyzer is always a good idea whether it's for your car or pocket. However, beware of the Breathalyzer Test Scam. Here is how it works, plus info about foods that could make you fail a test and where to buy a breathalyzer. read more

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