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  • Using some simple tools you can ensure the "deals" you are getting on Amazon are the best deals yet. This is especially important for sales events like Black Friday and Prime Day.

    How to Avoid Fake Amazon Deals

    How to Avoid Fake Amazon Deals

    by Joe Fuller0

  • Mold removal scams put a stain on a legitimate industry. These scams do worse than steal money, they are also health-related fraud. True water damage and mold removal professionals will always put their customers first.

    Signs of Mold Removal Fraud

    Signs of Mold Removal Fraud

    by Melody Collins2

  • Accounts of identity theft have grown more and more hair-raising in recent times. As a victim of this type of fraud, I explore the current situation, and look at measures that the ordinary person can do to guard against identity theft.

    Identity Theft: Can I Prevent It?

    Identity Theft: Can I Prevent It?

    by Mary Phelan0

  • Tips and advice on how to avoid scams on MTurk (Amazon Mechanical Turk). An overview of the different types of scams and practical advice for not getting caught out by them.

    How to Avoid MTurk Scams

    How to Avoid MTurk Scams

    by Paul Goodman27

  • You should regard your realtor (I'm an Aussie, so I call him a real estate agent) the same way you regard a used car salesman. Yes, I know there are honest realtors out there - but...

    How Shady Real Estate Agents Cheat

    How Shady Real Estate Agents Cheat

    by Kate Swanson88

  • Looking for a job on Craigslist? It is a decent place to look but first you must be savvy enough to identify the real jobs from the fake ones. Save yourself time and money with these 20 tips!

    20 Ways to Identify Job Scams on Craigslist

    20 Ways to Identify Job Scams on Craigslist

    by Dolores Ninerell374

  • From Bernie Madoff's multi-billion dollar pyramid scheme that left 9000 investors out of pocket, to the NFL cheerleader who nearly fell victim to human trafficking. We take a look at the most shocking scams people have fallen for.

    4 Shocking Scams (That People Actually Fell for)

    4 Shocking Scams (That People Actually Fell for)

    by Astrid McClymont0

  • Thinking of investing with Pacific Tycoon? Read this first! There's some darn good reasons why people think investing in shipping containers with PT is a scam or pyramid scheme.

    Is Pacific Tycoon a Scam?

    Is Pacific Tycoon a Scam?

    by Suzanne Day209

  • The "brushing" scam is a deceptive sales practice that uses the Internet and the US mail system in order to boost a company's positive online reviews. Have you been an unwitting victim of "brushing?" If you've received a cheap item in the mail that you never ordered, you may have been "brushed."

    "Brushing": The Scam You Need to Know About

    "Brushing": The Scam You Need to Know About

    by KA Hanna4

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