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Top ten scams targeting consumers

Discussion in 'Random Discussion' started by eddie5659, Feb 12, 2005.

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  1. eddie5659

    eddie5659 Moderator Malware Specialist Thread Starter

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    Hiya

    Saw this on Thursday, and thought I'd post it here. Also, this may be relevent to others across the pond :)

    WORK-AT-HOME SCAMS
    TELEPHONE LOTTERY SCAMS
    MATRIX SCHEMES
    PRIZE DRAW MAILINGS
    PROPERTY INVESTMENT SCHEMES
    PREMIUM RATE TELEPHONE NUMBER SCAMS
    INVESTMENT-RELATED SCAMS
    NIGERIAN ADVANCE FEE FRAUDS
    CREDIT SCAMS
    PYRAMID SCHEMES

    http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/4247457.stm

    Not going to copy/paste it all, as its rather long :)

    eddie
     
  2. Big-K

    Big-K

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    Ah yes, the work at home scam
     
  3. bkdc

    bkdc

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    What about the work at the office scam?? :D
     
  4. poochee

    poochee

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    Thanks. It's suprising how many people still fall for these scams!!
     
  5. eddie5659

    eddie5659 Moderator Malware Specialist Thread Starter

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    I know. The work from homes are the main ones that I know of here

    eddie
     
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