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Monthly Archives: July 2013

Are you a Money Mule?

Most people think they are too smart to become a victim of a scam, never mind become a money mule for a criminal. But it is happening on a regular basis and you need to know what to watch for to make sure that it never happens to you. Usually the money mule scam involves […]


Online Scam Information

Scam Information There is a lot of data and statistics regarding online scams and internet fraud. How do we put it all together? In lay terms, who is being scammed, what kind of money are they losing online, what scams are most popular, and where is this internet fraud originating? It’s hard to write an […]


Phishing Scams and Malware

Phishing scams are designed to steal money. While you might think you can spot a phishing scam email right away, it is important to remember that Internet scammers are constantly updating and modifying their tactics in order to reel in even those who are keeping an eye out for phishing scams. Make sure you do […]


ebay Scammers (Part 2)

The fake eBay Scammer email Be on the lookout for fake eBay emails sent by Scammers. These will look official and appear to be sent via eBay from another eBay User. Some may contain a worrying Message, perhaps accusing you of buying an Item but not paying. These fake e-mails contain a login button, which […]


eBay Scammers (Part 1)

What with eBay being the largest online auction site on the planet, it was inevitable that eBay Scammers would soon appear on this massive global marketplace. The eBay modus operandi is a simple one; it provides an auction site that links Sellers with Buyers. Its preferred and recommended payment option is PayPal, the world’s biggest […]


Money Mules Explained

Money Mules Trap When you find yourself in need of employment, any hint of a job can seem like a great thing. However, in today’s day and age, and with all of the Internet scams that seem to be popping up on a daily basis, you have to be careful that you don’t unintentionally become […]