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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


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


Beware of the Online College Course Scam going around these days, coming in the form on online learning platforms, as fake online universities and colleges. Are you looking for an online masters in education? Here is how the scam works: read more


Due to iTunes' constant growing popularity, scammers are victimizing tens of thousands of people around the world. There are 3 variations of the iTunes scam: Frozen iPhone, Fake Website and iTunes Email Purchase. read more


You may be receiving a message from a Facebook friend or family member about a government grant that is widely available these days. Beware of the latest scam in the social media world! It could also come to you via Instagram. 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


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


Identity theft happens when your personal information such as your name, social security number, or credit card number are used without your permission. This means opening new accounts, renting or buying properties, filing fake tax returns, etc. 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


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


Mother's Day - it's the time of the year! Here are 7 Mother's Day scams to be aware of, as well as a Top 5 Mother's Day Gift Ideas during COVID-19 pandemic - in case you're looking for inspiration. read more


Similar to the WhatsApp Voicemail Scam, this one comes to you via e-mail. You are informed that you that someone left a voicemail for you, as in the picture attached. The message might have the name of the sender as... 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


The Acai Berry Scam is back with a new twist. It preys on people's despair to lose some weight by trying new products that are promised to be the new 'miracle cure'. It's that time of the year again, so beware. How does the scam work? Here: 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:
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


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 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


Are you a student ready to go back to school or a parent waiting for his/her children to start their education? If yes, 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


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