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The social media crooks hit again, as another celebrity is gone unexpectedly. You might have seen a "Robin Williams Says Goodbye 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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Target is one of the leading retailers in the world, and they take the security of their shoppers very seriously. Therefore, it w read more


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Just as in many other cases (the death of Steve Irwin, Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston, etc.), criminals take advantage of peopl read more


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Parents of school age children have been enjoying the convenience of paying for their kids’ school lunches online for several y read more


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(with video below) It is easier than ever for us to stay connected with faraway friends and family with the seemingly endless cho read more


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Pepsi-Cola is the second largest seller of soft drinks worldwide. They often run prize giveaways and promotions which are widely read more


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(with video below) Pinterest is the wildly popular photo-sharing website. Thousands of users visit each day to share recipes, dec read more


Beware of the Wal-Mart Invoice Email scam. Victims are receiving a receipt via invoice generator email for a high-dollar item that they didn't purchase. They are then being asked to verify their credit card info to receive confirmation for delivery. read more


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(with video below) If you’re like millions of others around the world, you spend at least part of your day socializing or playi read more


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(with video below) Many people spend a lot of time on Facebook, and as a result, there are a lot of pages that are created to dra read more


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Business owners are the targets of this scam occuring all over the United States lately. They will receive a very official lookin read more


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Facebook is one of the most popular social networking sites around, and many fans use the pages to find and share information abo read more


In this latest phishing scam, the crooks will use your name and photograph to create a fake Facebook profile; they will then send messages to your Facebook friends about 'claiming a prize'. read more


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Apple users are a loyal bunch, and Apple rewards them accordingly. However, there is a scam that is currently being pulled in Aus read more


Twitter private messages scam alert! Did you receive a PM from a person that you don't really know? Here is how you can get a virus on your device. Read how the scam works and educate yourself. read more


Beware of the Flowers Ordered Online scam! If you're just about to buy today - maybe for Valentine's Day - remember that the best place to order flowers online is... at your local shop. In person, that is. read more


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Scammers manage to convince people that Facebook stocks are too good to pass up. Smooth talking and aggressive in style, crooks a read more


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A textbook scam is out there tearing up the internet waves claiming that four million textbooks are available for download, for l read more


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You are on Facebook and a shocking title about a celebrity catches your eye: "Paul Walker's last seconds in the car", "Jackie Cha read more


You get a Facebook message, email or phone call from somebody claiming she/he wants to help you. After introducing themselves they say the reason for the call is that your partner (they will give your partner’s full real name) is cheating on you. read more


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If you have not yet received an email similar to the one we are about to tell you about, you probably will, so be aware. Sc read more


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If you have a small business and use Google Adwords to promote it, you might receive an e-mail (from scammers) informing you that read more


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Scammers hack into your friends’ accounts and tag you in a series of links that get automatically posted on your Facebook wall read more


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There is a scam that goes around on social networking sites every time there is a major tournament, such as the soccer World Cup, read more


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You are tempted to get yourself a great brand name watch you found online, such as a Rolex. It is an amazing deal. You are not su read more


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You hear about some tragic news and you would like to see the exclusive footage online. Examples? Whitney Houston drowned in her read more


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Let’s say you are an aspiring writer. Established publishers accept new books only if they are submitted by an agent. Meanwhile read more


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With the worldwide spread of the Internet, it is much easier nowadays to find talented people in all industries. Unfortunately, s read more


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There are several poetry websites on the Internet scamming people day after day, organizing poetry contests and leading lone read more


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Online social networking has become a phenomenon in the last few years. People add friends and connect with old buddies all the t read more


The recipients are informed that they have won some lottery, such as: International Postcode Lottery, Gmail Lottery, Microsoft Lottery, Coca-Cola Lottery, Spanish Lottery, Dream Lottery, Reader's Digest Lottery, or Publishers Clearing House. read more


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You can’t wait for the grand finale of your favorite TV show, whatever that is (The Bachelor, Hell's Kitchen, Orange is the New read more


IQ Test/Text Quiz Scam. Did you get a notification saying one of your friends sent you this IQ test? Beware of the newest scheme! read more


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During the holiday season, we send and receive messages with all kinds of wishes-- so you are not surprised when, one day, you re read more


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There is not really much to add about the above e-mail picture, except that – if you click the link provided, you will be taken read more


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If you are a big fan of smart phone apps, remember that the official distributors are iTunes and Google Play. It has been reporte read more


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(with video below) It has been reported that scammers set up fake adoption companies asking victims to pay thousands of dollars. read more


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Requests for charity donations are so common nowadays that they could happen anywhere. This is a truly horrible scam.The cro read more


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(with video below) You receive a message (usually by e-mail, but sometimes via regular mail or social media as well) from so read more


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