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You might be receiving an email informing that you have pending messages in your Facebook inbox, just like the image attached. Th read more

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

Watch out for a new scam on Facebook, promising you to tell you who deleted from their list of friends or unfollowed you. Read the article here and watch the video. read more

Do you buy gift cards on regular basis? Be careful of a new scam going around these days, the Gift Certificate Club aka Discount Gift Cards Scam. How does it work? Watch the video in this article.
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You are browsing the Internet and try to access a particular website when a pop-up appears saying “Adult Content Verification”. Watch out for this scam! read more

This is the most common Facebook scam out there. Even chances of winning the lottery are higher than winning this. read more

Did anyone contact you in regards to a kidney donation for money? Beware of the Looking For a Kidney Donor scam happening these days, also known as the Kidney Charity Donation scheme. read more

Beware of Post Office Storage Fee Scam! You receive an email claiming to be from your national Post office (US Postal Service, Canada Post, Australia Post, Royal Mail, etc.) informing that you need to... read more

Beware of the Facebook Fortune Program, exposed with a video in this article. This fake program is empowering people to make money from the comfort of their home. read more

Beware of the Notice to Appear in Court scam, going around these days. You might have received an e-mail that seems to be from an attorney or the court desk in your city. read more

Most people can’t live without text messaging these days. However, scammers have found a way to use Messenger texting on Facebook to con people into leaving their computer vulnerable to malware or viruses, via a Skype approach. read more

Whether you're looking for Halloween costume ideas for women, men, couples, or kids, be aware of the fake shops this week. Halloween decorations are also a good bait used by scammers. Watch video here. read more

Luggage Left in the Airport - beware of this new scam going around this week. Here is how it works: You receive an email claiming to be from Heathrow Airport in London or some other large international airport. read more

The Bridal Show scam, aka Wedding Expo or Wedding Planner scam, is a double-edged sword scam, affecting both businesses in the wedding industry, as well as newlyweds. Watch the video here. read more

Beware of the Netflix Club Subscription Scam. There is an email going around these days claiming to be from Netflix, but is sent by scammers offer subscribers a new outstanding deal, inform them about an update, or ask for a payment. read more

Beware of the Cutest Baby Contest Scam, exposed here with a video. If you are a parent, chances are you think your child is the cutest out there. Nothing to be blamed about, we all do it. Unfortunately, scammers know it as well. read more

If you want to buy Tramadol online, beware of the latest scam, exposed here. Before purchasing, learn also about the Tramadol withdrawal symptoms and the Tramadol side effects. read more

Angelina Jolie just filed for divorce. TMZ claims she did it because Brad Pitt was doing "something with the kids" that was inappropriate for a parent. Many other voices state that it may relate to drugs or even sexually abuse. read more

Did you get tagged by one of your friends on Facebook with an invitation to join a Secret Sister Gift Exchange these holidays? Watch the video in this article to see how this Christmas scam --aka the Blessing Loom Scheme-- works. read more

Hundreds of thousands of people want to come annually to North America, so it is no surprise that opportunities such as the Green Card Lottery are used - as duplicates by the scammers - to lure people into giving away their lifetime savings. read more

Beware of the Songwriting Contest & Awards scam, whether it refers to country, pop, blues, or Christian songs. Criminals harvest all the victims from YouTube, SoundCloud, MySpace or Facebook, where everybody tries to promote their music. read more

(with video below) Whether you're interested in a new passport application form or a simple passport renewal option, beware of a scam that became very prevalent this month. read more

Are you a personal trainer or do you know one? Beware of the Fitness Training Scam going around nowadays, especially if you post regularly about your services on Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat or Twitter. read more

You are a student who can’t wait to go back to school or a parent excited for your children to start their education. Watch out for the Back To School Tuition Fee Scam, exposed with a video here. read more

Beware of the Blocked On Facebook Scam going around these days. What would you do if you weren't able to access your Facebook account anymore? read more

Beware of the Facebook Gold Membership Status scam, informing people they have attained 100% Gold Status Membership. Read Here. read more

The weight loss scam is probably the most lucrative fraudulent practice that makes it so hard to prove it's illegal and get your money back, due to sneaky fine prints and approach. read more

Beware of the Admirer E-card scam! It is always nice to be admired, and being admired secretly from afar makes it that much more titillating. Yet a recent scam making the rounds involves victims receiving an e-card from an admirer. read more

How the scam works:
You are registered on an online dating website and find somebody you like. You start talking and it seems like everything is read more

Medical alert systems with fall detection are now the subject of a new scam: the Medical Alert Device trap aka the Emergency Alert System scam. Beware, the best medical alert systems for seniors never come with a hook. read more

Looking for the best teeth whitening products out there? Beware! Watch the video below to see in action the Teeth Whitening At Home scam, aka the Best Teeth Whitening Products scheme! read more

FBI is warning internet daters about an extortion scam making the rounds of dating site chat rooms. How does the scam work? Read this article and watch the video here. read more

Do you want to remove or disable your Facebook timeline? Is it possible? Read this article and watch the video to avoid the Remove Facebook Timeline scam. read more

Be careful about the newest online dating scam called the New in Town Approach. A young lady reaches out to you on social media and says: read more

The Phone Number Finder Scam occurs when you look for a phone number, either of a long-time friend or a potential business lead. Watch the video exposing the scam also known as the How To Find Any Phone Number here: read more

Hair loss is a big issue for a lot of men and scammers take advantage. Beware of the Hair Restoration or Hair Loss Treatment scam (with video). read more

Are you into online dating? Watch the video in this article to see how the Online Dating: Free Meal scam works and protect yourself. read more

How the scam works:
(with video below) Say you receive a Facebook message from your sister, mom, brother, or just a friend. Not suspecting anyth read more

Imagine this scenario: You find yourself scanning through profiles on various online dating websites when you come across a post that captures your interest. A girl who claims she is a student says she will "make you happy" if you help her out. read more

Facebook has been working on the implementation of the Dislike button. However, be aware of the Enable the Facebook Dislike Button scam, coming back this month. Watch the video here. read more

Be careful if you're trying to adopt a pet. Scammers advertise dogs for adoption all over the Internet. Beware of the Adopt A Pet scam! (with video) read more

Vanilla Reload is a convenient way to load funds to your prepaid cards or online accounts. Unfortunately, criminals found alternative ways to turn this into their advantage by victimizing people all over North America. There are five variations: read more

As some of the most influential people in the world are pastors and reverends, be aware of the Reverend Facebook Page Scam happening these days. Read the article and watch the video here. read more

Because there is so much hype around SuperBowl every year, getting tickets, hotels, and merchandise in one great experience may be a bit risky. Scammers are eager to swoop in and con people out of their money. read more

This is not something you see every day. A young girl takes 23 Fort McMurray evacuees into her townhouse, one of them fakes her own death. read more

If you are a farmer or own a rural business, this scam could happen to you in any country you live in, as criminals operate online and change the name of the region to fit your geographical area. read more

Scammers send mass-emails, request recipients to participate in a survey, and promise a gift card in return. The crooks pose as retail chains or fast food restaurants (latest name used is Zara) and use the real logos to make it seem legitimate. read more

Would you sell your Facebook page for $9,500US? Beware of the Fake Facebook Page Buying Offer aka Buy and Sell Facebook Pages Scam, exposed with a video in this article. Read now! read more

This year, one of the biggest scams around is the Spyware For Phones or Spyware App scam. If given the opportunity, most people would love nothing more than the ability to access the instant messages of their significant other, co-workers, etc. read more

Twitter's 10th anniversary just happened and a lot of scammers are banking on people's naivety. This scam is going on right now! read more

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