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.
The University of Phoenix Online is a huge for-profit diploma mill. This online college operates to take your money and teach you nothing.
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.
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!
Marketers have discovered an inexpensive way to get the word out about their products and services...your telephone. Criminals use it to steal personal information. Here are ways to take control.
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.
Translations allow you to make a substantial amount of money on the internet if you are serious about it and possess the right skills. However, learn how to avoid scams by reading this article.
Scammers exist everywhere, but to beat them at their own game, you have to be a step ahead, You have to know how they operate, that way you know how to deflect every 'scheme' that comes at you.
The "grandparent scam" is becoming more sophisticated because the thieves now use social media to get personal information. Be suspicious if you're asked to wire money to a "loved one" in trouble.
I consider myself a knowledgeable and sophisticated businessman... but I almost fell for a sophisticated phone scam.
This article explores the menace of identity theft and the measures you can take today to avoid becoming the next victim.
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.
An investigation of potential scams that renters should be weary of on Craigslist and similar sites.
A common modelling agency scam targets younger females looking for work as amateur models, and ends up costing them a lot of money without giving them jobs.
Be warned: working in any capacity for Scientology under even its most innocuous-sounding front groups, is a minefield from which few come out unscathed. Read on to learn why.
Americans spend about $50 billion a year on weddings. With that kind of coin skittering about, some unsavoury characters are bound to be attracted.
Making time-honored postal processes more convenient for customers has also facilitated business for identity thieves. Letter carrier Mel Carriere describes how online mail-holds are being used for mail fraud, and how easily he was able to set up a so-called "verified" account.
There are a lot of scammers on the internet specially in outsourcing sites. Because of this, many people are discouraged to earn money online. Here are some tips on how to avoid being scammed on Freelancer.com.
One of the world’s biggest gold mining scandals involved an old scam that had fooled lots of naïve investors.
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."
Do you know who to complain to when you are a victim of a Ponzi scheme or pyramid scheme? Do you know what agencies go after them? Do you know how they do so? Find out here.
When we moved to a new home, a finance company and an internet company chose to lie to us for profit.
I used iWriter for a week trying to find ways to write articles online and turn a profit. This is my experience with the website and why I believe it is a scam.
SIM swap fraud is on the rise, and you need to stay ahead of the scammers out there and protect your hard-earned money!
The gas station close to my home tried to pull a fast one on me. But I was aware of these kinds of fraud and hence managed to escape without being scammed. Here is the story!
In this article, we examine the rising cyber menace of phishing and pharming and what you can do to protect yourself.
Accounts of identity theft have grown more and more hair-raising in recent years. As a victim of this type of fraud, I explore the current situation and look at measures that the ordinary person can take to guard against identity theft.
Wyndham resorts uses scams to lure unsuspecting people into their presentations. This time I was enticed after filling out an entry form to win a car.
Some MLM coaches and uplines tell you to "avoid negativity." That is actually a very bad thing to do, and in fact may be cult indoctrination. Find out why here.
Knowing the common methods that these criminals use to illegally obtain your information can help prevent you from becoming a victim. So just how do these cowardly criminals steal your identity?
These days people want to work from home more than ever, and it is indeed possible to make money online. It's also easy to get ripped off, though. Protect yourself by learning about these scams.
It all started when I received in the mail a bank letter stating that my application for an increase in credit card charge limits was rejected due to a bad credit score. But I never made that application.
How Union Plus and Capital One are finding loopholes in federal consumer laws and ripping off their customers.
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.