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    Re: Duck Cash Scam

    Thank you for alerting us to this outrage!!! :spin2:


    :king22::smiley_on_tredmil::crazy1::dazzler1:
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    Re: iphones4u

    Don't they have stores where you live?

    Just pick up a Sunday newspaper, look through all the store ads, then scoot on down to a real store and buy the phone. And they let you carry it away in your...
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    Re: Springbok development Limited

    It sounds like a great way to lose exactly 100.0% of your money. :drooling1:
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    Re: Mid term notes

    It sounds like "that guy" is going down his list of people he swindled before, and is trying to squeeze even more money out of them. :zx11pissed:

    I would suggest that you give $0 to him. :rryumy:
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    Re: VA loan restructuring?

    Just drop all those "offers" into the shredder. :drooling1:

    Companies like that will promise to "help" you, for a "fee" up front. :rasta:

    If you pay the fee, that money disappears forever. And...
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    Re: AMBA Research & Management Corp

    As everyone mentioned, this is a scam.

    Just one additional point --- if anyone deposits a fraudulent check like this, the bank manager is free to pick up the phone and call the police.

    And then...
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    Re: Quailty Art Auctions

    I took a quick look at it, everything appears to be *prints*, it's not original art.

    For art like that, buy it for *personal enjoyment* only. To hang on the wall and look at.

    Do NOT think of it...
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    Re: Is this real????

    Hello, blingrhames, that is a "standard scam email".

    The "buyer" isn't really named "Jane Polk".

    You should just stop replying.

    If you continue, you will probably get a FAKE email that says...
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    Re: eBay scam on dirt bike

    ariz.shafi, stop at once.

    It is a complete scam.

    Those emails are all fake.

    There is no "ebay agent", that is all fake.

    Stop replying, the scammer doesn't have that car, there is no way...
  10. Re: Any one know more about Rapidcarloans.net?

    Holy mackarel, don't do it. :zx11pissed:

    It is an HTTP page, but they made the mini icon a "lock" to fool people into thinking it's an HTTPS page. :zx11pissed:

    And they want you to type in a...
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    Re: Is This A Scam? Please Help Me.

    Whoa whoa whoa!!!

    This is a complete 100% scam!!!

    Stop replying to the scammer at once.

    Shred the check. Yes, SHRED the check.

    Do NOT take the check to a bank. Just shred it and you are...
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    Re: Personal Assistant Scam?

    mkim, don't worry. :spin2:

    Just completely ignore the scammers and you will be fine.

    They can't do anything bad with your name + addy + phone.

    As always, any job involving handling money or...
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    Re: Meet at airport?

    Go to google and look up: curbstoner

    That is the type of "car dealer" he is. Someone who buys and sells cars without ever having the title in his name. This is illegal in most (all?) states.

    If...
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    Re: Meet at airport?

    When you deposit a "cashiers check", your bank is required by law to make the funds available to you within 1 business day.

    But that does NOT mean that the check "cleared".

    It can take the bank...
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    Re: gogo20 Program

    I had to buy a new car to lug all the money to the bank!

    http://i35.tinypic.com/2dj14px.jpg

    [Just Kidding!!!] :spin2:
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    Re: Info. on a Company

    The only info I can find is a press release full of buzzwords.

    Also, it's not a good idea to use a Registered Trademark ("Google") in the name of a (non-Google-owned) company.

    :rasta:
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    Re: Iraq dinars?

    Start here:
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iraqi_dinar

    There are "old banknotes", "current banknotes", and silver coins.

    The article says: "Counterfeited banknotes often appeared to be of better...
  18. Thread: Kiiera?

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    Re: Kiiera?

    I googled it, and am a bit skeptical. :drooling1:

    It's powdered fruit juice, with 18 calories per serving, and it's supposed to have all kinds of magical health benefits?

    I kind of doubt it....
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    Re: work at home scam

    You should probably cancel that credit/debit card.

    Get a new one with a new number.

    Because if you don't, those scammers can just keep charging more and more stuff. :nervouss:

    Good luck.
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    Re: Netbooks2020 ad in USA today

    Their numbers are not realistic.

    They claim you can get a "net profit" of $150 for selling one netbook.

    A name brand netbook sells for $300, there is no way to squeeze $150 net profit out of...
  21. Re: Paid to review (adult) websites - scam?

    The simplest scenario here is that they just want to steal your credit card number. :zx11pissed:

    The "adult web site" they want you to "review" is actually set up by the scammers. :nervouss:

    As...
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    Re: Cashier's Check Scam?

    I'm sorry, BorisZ, but I still think it's 100% scam.

    A dealer might buy a car sight-unseen --- from another dealer.

    But from an individual? From an internet ad? And the seller needs to "sell it...
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    Re: Cash 4 Gold

    There is a big article about them at:

    http://consumerist.com/5349663/the-article-cash4gold-doesnt-want-you-to-read

    Take a look at that, it has a ton of info.

    :spin2:
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    Re: Cashier's Check Scam?

    Oops, I made a mistake.

    I just noticed that OP already deposited the check. :nervouss:

    a_engels, you should contact your bank at once. Let them know that check is part of a scam. Cooperate 100%...
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    Re: Cashier's Check Scam?

    100% scam.

    Stop replying to the scammer.

    There's no way that check will STAY cleared.

    Think about it --- a real buyer would never send you money without seeing the car first. Because how...
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    Re: Career Builder Scam?

    Yes, 100% scam.

    Any "job" that lets you "process money" for some unseen company is a scam.

    Everyone who falls for these schemes ends up in serious legal trouble, and in debt --- for all the...
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    Re: Trident Ltd

    Whoa there, please stop at once!

    All of that info they gave you is completely fake.

    This is a standard money processing scam. All of the checks you receive will be fake or stolen.

    When you...
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    Re: GeniusFunds.com?

    It's completely absurd! :joker2:

    200% interest in 180 days? :shakin:

    That's like saying my ratty old Chevy can go 7000 MPH. :drooling1:

    Guess what? It ain't gonna happen! :rasta:
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    Re: AgeInCheck.com

    I don't know about these particular companies.

    But there is a common scam these days where the scammer places thousands of fake "personal ads".

    Then, when people reply, they get pushed towards...
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    Re: PayPal Scam from a Nigerian

    Whoa there, are you trying to beat the scammer?

    It's impossible.

    The only way to win is stop replying.

    If the scammer "pays" you, and the money shows in your paypal account, guess what?
    ...
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    Re: Surely this is a SCAM!?!

    Yes, it is a very common scam. :cwm2:

    Please stop replying to the scammer. :bah:

    Do NOT try to "scam the scammer", that will end bady --- for you. :drooling1:

    Just totally ignore the...
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    Re: Direct Buy

    jSDconsulting, that was a great first post, very detailed and informative. Thank you for typing that in, and welcome to scam.com. :spin2:
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    Re: How do we stop these guys?

    The only safe thing to do is just drop it.

    Stop replying to the scammer.

    Scammers frequently live in far-away countries, and use crowded internet cafes. If you were to go there (dangerous and...
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    Re: TVI Express A Scam?

    I typed tvi express into google, and just looked at the first results page. I did not see anything resembling a legitimate business. If you can look at that and think there's something real about it,...
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    Re: ICON Construction & Manufacturing?

    There are 2 different companies with that name.

    The "real" company manufactures modular buildings. It looks like a completely legitimate company.

    However... the other company using that name is...
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    Re: Recruiting Professionals

    The example they give is absurd.

    A real company hiring for a $30,000 job ($15 an hour) just has to put a simple ad in the paper. They will get tons of applicants.

    They are not going to pay a...
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    Re: Regional Representatives Needed - Scam

    It's "Secret Shopper Scam #2", where they send you a stolen check. You cash it, and then test how well Western Union can instantly send the money to Nigeria. :madgo:

    When the fraudulent check...
  38. Re: has anybody heard of Fontaico credit enhanceme

    If you do a google search on "fontaico" it just leads right back to this very thread. :yelcutelaughA:
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    Re: Job - Data Entry Worker Needed

    Yeah, listen to dr poormouth and BorisZ. :rryumy:

    Never "play along" with scammers. :zx11pissed:

    Just "drop it" completely. Stop replying.

    :spin2:
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    Re: C*R*A*I*G*slist - Nigerian Scam

    Ajones, stop replying to the scammer.

    If you gave your address, he might mail you a bogus check. If you get anything in the mail, shred it. It's 100% bogus.

    And totally ignore the scammer. Do...
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    Re: C*R*A*I*G*slist - Nigerian Scam

    I'm sorry, but this is all wrong.

    Scammers never pay with real money that you can keep.

    In this case, the money was from a hijacked paypal account.

    Do you really think a Nigerian scammer...
  42. Re: Brother getting scammed through online romance

    I did a google search for: online romance scam

    That gives tons of results, including a very large forum all about it:
    http://www.romancescam.com/forum/portal.php

    Also this page has a lot of...
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    Re: College Book Racker

    There is one previous thread about this, where someone says that it is a scam.

    http://www.scam.com/showthread.php?t=115442

    If you have *received* books, you are halfway into the scam. I would...
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    Re: Is 360elite4free.com A Scam??

    Before you sign up, find 8 friends who will agree to sign up under you, and agree to hand over their credit card info. :yelcutelaughA:

    If you can't find that many people, give up, it won't work....
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    Re: Anyone heard of this? United Group.

    Ok, great! :sun_smiley:

    I googled for: check processing scam

    Here's a news story:...
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    Re: Anyone heard of this? United Group.

    As BorisZ said, this is a scam.

    They want to mail you very nice looking checks, which you deposit in your bank.

    After you send money to the scammers (they can pick it up anywhere in the world)...
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    Re: Is Zoombroadcast a scam

    A quick look at their webpage reveals several serious problems. :cwm14:

    They claim that people will "opt in" to receive ads on their cellphones. This is extremely unlikely. :drooling1:

    The...
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    Re: Vitaver & Associates, Inc. Scam or not?

    There is a real company with that name, in Boca Raton, Florida. But their website says "Copyright 1999", so it's a bit out-of-date.

    The job offer you received may be from someone else who...
  49. Re: Anyone have experience with 1000-Mails?

    I'm sorry, but any deal like that is a scam.

    Anytime a company says "Pay us a small processing fee, then we will send you a big check"... it's a scam.

    You can not get "paid to read emails"....
  50. Re: I need any info on this company that anyone ha

    I do not have any information about this particular company.

    However, in general terms, any offer of "We will help you set up a website where people will buy things" has several fatal flaws:

    1....
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