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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

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

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 the SuperBowl this 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

How the scam works:
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, 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

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