True story about a family member of mine that almost got scammed out of $1,200 on a Craigslist car scam. Find out what to look for in a scam so you don't fall victim to these Internet scammers. Links and advice to protect yourself and report abuse.
Throughout history con artists have used the promise of easy riches to lure innocent people into their scams. Instead of easy money, the victims end up losing their own money. Here is a story of a common lottery scam and how it works.
Pyramid schemes and MLM scams pop in many different circles around the world. Before long, you will be invited to a presentation, so you can hear how you can become rich! Don't become a victim to these wolves, trying to steal your money right out from under you.
Are you in a real MLM, or a fake MLM which is in reality a pyramid scheme in disguise? Here are 9 signs you must be aware of to not get scammed.
Do you know the four stages of a scam? They are "tease", "please", "seize", and optionally "squeeze". Learn how they work on your risk, cost, and reward perception.
In the slow US economy of late 2010, I was looking for any legal stream of additional revenue I could find. And the ad sounded absolutely perfect.
What is Gullibility? What makes a person gullible? And how does one go about correcting it? Four factors of gullibility and 8 tactics to decrease gullibility are discussed here.
AVON This is a fact, and it's just something a person has to accept and live with. Don't ignore it. If you're an Avon Rep, and especially if you have an online store, your email address will be in the public domain, which means scammers will be...
It's been almost three years since I wrote "The HerbaLife Scam". The 500+ comment-generating article has provided me with some unique insights into HerbaLife and its practices.
Did you know there are companies around the world promoting FAKE bomb detectors? By using technobabble, pseudo-science, rigged demos, and a bit of stage magic and misdirection, (and in some cases, bribes) they convinced even senior officials that their bogus devices worked. Find out how these fake...