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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


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


If you're an avid Pinterest user, watch out for the latest scam, the Pinterest Password Reset or Pinterest Login scam. Watch the video to see the exposed scam. read more


While authorities are still looking for all the evidence pieces that incriminate the cause of the Egypt MS804 flight crash, more and more voices bring up the fact that this was, indeed, a terrorist attack with bombs. read more


Valentine’s Day is the day of the year when we take the time to buy that special someone flowers, candy, jewelry or even just a card, all designed to say "I love you!". read more


Whether you are a soccer fan or not, you will probably receive the UEFA 2016 European Championship promotion email these days. Watch out for this typical lottery scam! read more


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As you might have heard, over 37 million names were leaked as being registered on the adultery website Ashley Madison. There is a... read more


A “Facebook Privacy Notice” is making its rounds on Facebook as you are reading this. Watch the video here to see in action the Facebook Privacy Notice Hoax exposed. read more


Did you just come across a free gift card or voucher offer on social media, such as $200 from Walgreens, Sam's, Costco, Target or Starbucks? Here are 5 variations of the Free Gift Card Scam. read more


During holidays, people are giving, generous, and open-hearted. However, the Christmas spirit brings a two-edge sword when it comes to purchasing things online for those we love. Here is a list with 10 Christmas scams this year. read more


Learn how to get rid of dark circles but be careful. Watch the video below to see in action the Get Rid Of Bags Under Eyes scam. read more


Blog Advertising Scam - Do you have a website that has decent traffic? Influencers and people with popular webpages are targets in the latest scheme. If you're one of them, read this. read more


As several people are ready to help the victims of the Orlando shooting and their families, many fall victims themselves to the cause. Beware of this scam! read more


Did you just meet somebody online who happens to be a soldier and he's deployed in the Middle East? Watch out for this scam. Crooks find their victims on sites like Facebook, Twitter, eHarmony, Match.com. read more


Millions of people eat at McDonald’s, Pizza Hut, or Wendy's everyday - it’s a fact. Watch the video below to see the Free Fast Food Coupon scam exposed. read more


See what to look for in this latest scam involving Instagram deleted accounts. Share if you find the article helpful. read more


Learn how to easily identify if the profile of the person you're dating online is fake. read more


Did Prince leave a message for Donald Trump on video before his death? Read the article below and watch the video to see how the scam works. read more


One of these days you might receive an e-mail one claiming to be from the Mercedes-Benz headquarters in Germany. The letter is signed by Dieter Zetsche, who is the real CEO of the auto company, however in this case scammers just impersonate him. read more


A massive fire hit the Canadian city of Fort McMurray on May 3 (watch video here), over 60,000 people being evacuated. Fake Red Cross accounts and campaigns already popped out. Learn what is real in this article. read more


Beware of ads such as: '1-Weird Trick To Lose Fat', 'Eat This, Never Diet Again', or 'Holy Grail of Weight Loss'. Watch how the scam works here! read more


Beware of the Google Notification Scam aka Google Hangout Message. One of these days you might be receiving an email informing that you have too many messages in your Gmail account. Here is how the scam works: read more


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The Ice Bucket Challenge campaign became viral due to its genius approach: get people to do something they never did before, get read more


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How would you like to be an  “expert” on television, appearing on Tyra Banks, Rachael Ray, Oprah Network, “Today”, C read more


We're not talking about the fictive Craigslist guy whose wife is 9-months pregnant and is trying to sell you his tickets if you wire him the money. Let's take a look at a different scam, involving Wimbledon, FIFA World Cup, or US Open. read more


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The Steroids Scam comes in many different variations, but here are the two most popular ones: Scenario 1. The scammers advertise read more


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You have probably come across several file sharing websites for music or movies. The pages look good graphically, but it’s usua read more


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Gift cards are very popular nowadays, but unfortunately there are many crooks out there that find ways to rip victims off on regu read more


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This scam is running rampant during the holidays, when a lot of people are sending and receiving packages in the mail. The Holida read more


Beware of the What Does Your Name Mean scam, exposed here with a video. This new Facebook scam has a trickle-down effect and entices users to install a rough application program. read more


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Scammers often post links on Facebook or Twitter, using fake images and titles such as: "Girl killed by husband just because she read more


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You've become something of a minor Twitter, Facebook, or YouTube sensation. You've posted a few videos here and there and they're read more


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You are approached by somebody through e-mail, phone call, or fake e-mails, claiming to be a hit man hired to hurt you (or destro read more


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If you’re like millions of others around the world, you spend at least part of your day socializing or playing games on Faceboo read more


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Since its inception, Facebook has been a huge part of peoples’ social lives. When used as a tool to keep in touch and share inf read more


Beware of the Webinar Participation scam, exposed here with a video. Let's say you have your own business and try as hard as you can to bring customers to your website. Does that sound familiar? Check this out. read more


Facebook recently launched a new video chat service, called Video Calling, which is powered by Skype. Taking advantage of the hype, scammers came up with a new video chat application, which is the replica of the official feature. read more


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Let’s say you have been a long time Conan O’Brien fan. You “like” his Facebook page and follow him on Twitter. One day, y read more


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Every so often we hear about the killing or the arrest of an infamous person - from Osama Bin Laden to Bernard Madoff. Scammers u read more


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Many people fill out applications for US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) on a regular basis. Because the process is read more


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You come across somebody online who is in need of your help. She might say she is in a hospital in the Ivory Coast, London, or Am read more


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You use your e-mail a lot for sending and receiving attachments, so you're not surprised if the limit is sometimes reached. read more


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After every major disaster, such as the Connecticut shooting, Hurricane Sandy, Japanese Tsunami, the Chilean earthquake, Katrina, read more


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