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Woolworth is being used as a front for this latest phishing scam, luring you in with a survey email. Read this article and the video within and educate yourself to avoid falling victim. read more


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A “Facebook Copyright Protection” hoax is making its rounds on Facebook after the company announced recently that is rolling read more


Watch out for the Shopping Credit Points Scam. When you do a lot of shopping both in-store & online it's hard to keep track of all those reward point systems, discounts & special offers you've accumulated. Beware of this email going around! 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


You might have seen lately on your Facebook newsfeed - or on the other social media outlets - that Facebook is hiring. read more


Regardless in what country or state you've been living in, here is an ingenious approach that scammers take when it comes to lottery winners. read more


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Scammers often post links on social media using fake images and titles related to the newest trends or news. Once open, read more


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With the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI – an almost unheard of event in the history of the Catholic Church – and the subsequent a... read more


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The fall brings a cooler respite from the hot summer weather, and brings our children back to the classroom after a lo read more


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Instagram is a wildly popular photo-sharing social networking site. Kids and adults alike enjoy posting pictures and commenting o read more


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The bigger the news story, the bigger the opportunity for scammers. With the new royal new baby making headlines, cyber criminals read more


Veterans of Foreign Wars. Beware of these two new scams that are going around this week. Read this article and watch the video to educate yourself. read more


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(with video below) Many people in Canada have erroneously opened a website or clicked a link only to have their screens flooded with... read more


Here are 5 new Instagram scams everyone should be aware of TODAY: Money Flipping, Deleted Account, Free Stuff on Instagram, Suspicious Activity on Your Account, and Scholarship Scams. read more


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(with video below) We have all arrived home from work or running errands to find the familiar looking UPS tag hanging on our door read more


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Here's a scam that posts an NSFW (Not Safe For Work) image on Facebook or Twitter stating that 99% (or any other high percentage)... read more


Scammers send out a false message stating that if you 'share' or 'like' a photo of a desperate child he/she will receive the transplant they are in dire need of. The image with the baby is stolen from somebody else's page. read more


Pinterest is gaining popularity and reports confirm numerous survey scams are making a home on the Pinterest site, where people share their interests through photographs or anything visually based. read more


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There are scams that most agents pull on new clients, regardless of the industry in which they operate. In the writing business, read more


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Never open a Twitter mention notification (of you) coming from somebody who has a very sexy woman as a profile picture. Since Twi read more


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You come across an ad that catches your eye, as someone whose teeth have yellowed from years of smoking: "Read this before you th read more


Either on Facebook or Tumblr you receive a message on your profile, as a recommendation coming from one of your friends. Your buddy suggests clicking on a link to see who is virtually stalking you. read more


How the scam works:
Similar to the Holiday E-cards scam, this one comes as a downloadable item on your computer or phone. You want a specific song to read more


Are you looking into a psychic reading? Be careful about the online Psychic Reading scam, also including through the phone reading, tarot card reading, numerologists, astrologers, and fortune tellers. Read here. read more


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You really want to get a date but your confidence is down after losing hair, gaining weight and not feeling like your c read more


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The crooks send emails claiming to be airport employees. In the message, they notify you that a pet is being held at the local ai read more


Scam happening today: You might come across an online shop that is “closing down today” and has a final blowout sale which is advertised on all the social networking sites. The ad could be on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter or even Craigslist. See here. read more


Almost every article you read online features a 'Email This' or 'Share This' feature. Beware! You could be the latest victim of the Shared News Article Scam this week - see how it works here: read more


How the scam works:
You see online advertising for an upcoming show featuring one of your favorite singers or bands. You want to attend and call the read more


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If you are an aspiring singer or a band, one day you might get invited through e-mail, Facebook or MySpace to perform a concert e read more


Beware of the IP Winner scam, exposed here with a video. You're on a social networking site checking out what's new with your friends when a pop-up ad informs you that you were selected as a winner of a gift. read more


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You are a creative person and have had a long-life hobby - building gadgets and toys of all kinds. Chances are you prob read more


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You are buying a gift certificate online and when the transaction is almost done you are asked if you want to save $10 or $20 on read more


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(with video below) As you grew older your taste buds started to appreciate wine more and more and, before you knew it, you became read more


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(with video below) There are several things scammers promise for free to Facebook users, claiming the website's generosity or new read more


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(with video below) Facebook credits are a virtual currency you can use to buy virtual goods for games or apps against Facebo read more


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In most countries cigarettes can’t be sold to children. However, there are minors who think they can cheat the system by buying read more


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You decide to research your family roots and come across a website that will actually do it for you, as long as you provide all t read more


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Similar to the Bank Account Upgrade scam, this comes as an e-mail requesting you to update your Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, eBay read more


Beware of the Hurricane Matthew Hits Florida and South Carolina scam happening online in the last few hours. Watch the video here to see the scam exposed, as the evacuation orders are still in place. read more


How the scam works:
(with videos below) Did you just come across the McDonald's gift card on WhatsApp? It's always nice when a store that you visit o read more


The Burberry authenticity check is critical in finding out if your handbag or scarf is real. An authentic Burberry tag is also easy to notice. Beware of the Burberry outlet online replicas! Here's a video on how to do it: read more


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If you live in the United Kingdom, you might be a target of the Royal Mail scam perpetrators. They are looking into download read more


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(with videos below) Snapchat is the newest sensation in the world of social media. The popular app allows its users to read more


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(with video below) Requests for charity donations are so common nowadays that they could happen anywhere. This is a truly horribl read more


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You might be receiveing a letter that comes with a Federal Trade Commission logo and seal on it. The paper looks official and is read more


Beware of the Google End Of The Year aka Google Anniversary scam! Read the article here and educate yourself. read more


How the scam works:
A “Facebook Copyright Protection” hoax is making its rounds on Facebook after the company announced recently that is rolling read more


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If you post videos on YouTube on regular basis, you might receive a message that claims to be from the "YouTube Account Mana read more


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Whenever a world-known disaster occurs, criminals take advantage of the ones in need as well as of the ones willing to help. read more


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