Category Archives: Around the Web

Let’s see what scams are making the news around the world. Weekly collection of news.

Holiday Scams in the News (11/23/2009)

Holiday season is here. No doubt, many of you will start shopping for gifts for loved ones and yourself. There are many deals to be had, many stores to visit online and offline. I’ve already put together a Holiday Shopping Tips list. Everybody will give you advices regarding holiday shopping, and some of those are listed below. Online Shopping Tips from ESET The Twelve Scams… Continue reading
Posted in Around the Web | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Scams in the News (11/16/2009) – Just a Couple

Models: Beware of Internet Scams Modelling ‘scams’ are everywhere, and due to the easily anonymous nature of the internet it’s a scam artist’s perfect place to start! Here are a few tips on what you should be wary of if you’re searching for a modelling agency on the web. Anyone can make their own website, and one of the major problems is that they could easily… Continue reading
Posted in Around the Web | Tagged | Leave a comment

Scams in the News (11/09/2009) – Bill Would Force ISPs To Block Scams

Are You Getting Scammed by Facebook Games? – Facebook games — Mafia Wars, FarmVille, Restaurant City — have become surprisingly effective at diverting time wasters among the social-networking crowd. More than 63 million people alone play FarmVille. But now accusations have surfaced that the games can lead some more gullible players, including children, into Internet scams, especially if they have a cell phone. Facebook To Increase Continue reading
Posted in Around the Web | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Wish Bell Gets the Same Treatment – Scams in the News (11/02/2009)

In the Spot Light: NJ telemarketer admits role in big Internet scam – A former telemarketing company official admitted Friday that he scammed small businesses out of millions of dollars by duping them into paying for Internet services without their consent. Neal Saferstein, 36, of Mount Laurel, N.J., pleaded guilty Friday to mail fraud and tax-evasion charges. His company, GoInternet, defrauded up to 400,000 small businesses… Continue reading
Posted in Around the Web | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Scams in the News (10/30/2009) – Facebook Wins $711M, Man Loses His Pants in a Scam

Facebook Wins Spam Lawsuit Against “Spamford” Wallace – Facebook was awarded $711 million in damages by a judge in San Jose, California, yesterday in the social network’s lawsuit against Sanford “Spamford” Wallace, who may also face criminal charges for violating a restraining order. Wallace, a self-proclaimed “spam king” who broke into Facebook user accounts to spread spam Wall posts and messages, was sued by Facebook in… Continue reading
Posted in Around the Web | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Scams in the News (10/19/2009)

We seem to have skipped Fall and gone straight to Winter here in Ontario. This blog is almost three months old now. Time sure passes by fast, huh? Only thing exciting this time of the year is the start of another NBA season. I’ve been a little busy with other businesses, but didn’t want to skip a Scams in the News article. Well, the biggest news… Continue reading
Posted in Around the Web | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment
  • Recent Discussions

    • User AvatarKeith Nagel "officialsblackh awksco.com Tries to look like a legitimate site, and prices aren't much lower than other places for Blackhawks jerseys, but ..." – May 20, 11:49 AM
    • User AvatarAshley "http://www.time ssquarehk.com Exactly as explained by you. Will take your money by western union and send you an empty box with ..." – May 13, 7:26 PM
    • User AvatarJohn "please add this site to the fake e-tailer list: www.rbrb.biz for Ray Ban sunglasses." – May 12, 1:46 PM
    • User AvatarNate "Think you might want to add fortheloveofced ar.ca. ... they ripped me off for a pair of shoes that never came ..." – May 04, 4:47 PM
    • User AvatarBarbie "I have been ripped out too!!! Does anyone know how to contact FIRST CLASS WHITENING (is was with Dental Pro ..." – May 04, 10:35 AM
    • User Avatarshakur "Topfans hoe.com is a fake site dnt buy anything from them" – Apr 24, 7:44 AM
    • Generated by BWP Recent Comments.
  • Announcements

    I'm not able to maintain this site as actively as before. Please help each other with investigating suspicious sites if I'm not able to answer posted questions. Thanks.

    Scam Websites Lists:

    P2P Sites | Online TV Sites | Make Money Sites
    Diet Sites | Teeth Whitening Sites | Fraudulent Online Stores

  • Categories

  • Archives

ScamFreeInternet.com© reserved by KVNPark and... Blacy!© Icons copyright reserved by Netease company