Word of the Week: Scam

Word of the Week: Scam
Other words for Scam: Swindle, Con, Fraud, Bunco, Diddle, FlimFlam, Gyp, Racket, Sting, Hustle

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Fake Check Scam - Fake Check in the Mail

1 Easy Tip to Avoid Receiving a Bad Check The era of the fake check scam is not past and gone, as it still claims victims. My own recent e...

Hoax in Your Email Box

I've come to the conclusion that there must be a large number of bored people out there. Why otherwise would someone want to send their friends an email which promises something for nothing? You, I'm sure are well acquainted with the type of email I'm referring to. Within the text of the email you are promised something such as good luck, unexpected money, or a gift in return if you quickly send it off to say ten other friends in your email address book.

Some of those are nothing more than the creation of a bored individual, while others could be the work of a malicious virus within the email set out to destroy as long as it remains in circulation. If it promises something for nothing, or contains manipulative verbage coaxing a recipient to send it off to others, it's probably best to send it into the trash.

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