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Re: Scams

Postby CrustyOldFart » Sun Feb 14, 2016 8:05 am

Scam alert: Fake Disney coupons on Facebook
Facebook is a hotbed for this sort of thing.
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Re: Scams

Postby panamint_patty » Mon Feb 15, 2016 8:21 am

The Five Traits Used By Scam Artists
A list of emotional buttons pushed by scammers. It is imperative that we know and understand our weaknesses and how others can use them to manipulate us.
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Re: Scams

Postby dilbert » Tue Mar 29, 2016 8:11 am

Why Gift Cards Are A Scam
I don't agree with the premise of this video, but it is very funny...
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Re: Scams

Postby twister » Sat May 07, 2016 10:14 am

WARNING: Windows Tech Support SCAM!!!
Don't be fooled! :nono:
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Re: Scams

Postby twister » Sun Jul 10, 2016 6:32 am

Scammers are using police phone numbers
Somehow the scammers make it look like the call is being made using legitimate police department phone numbers. But this guy hung up and called the number back and found out that the call had originated somewhere else.
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Re: Scams

Postby CactusHugger » Sat Jul 16, 2016 7:31 am

Why red light cameras are a scam
Red light cameras actually CAUSE more accidents than they prevent. Why? Think about it and if the answer doesn't pop into your head, watch the video and it'll all make perfect sense.
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Re: Scams

Postby BoraxBill » Mon Jul 18, 2016 7:10 am

Local man scammed out of his life savings :smack:
It's hard not to feel sorry for this guy, but it's his own damn fault!
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Re: Scams

Postby ergot » Mon Aug 08, 2016 9:12 am

25 Things That Are Probably A Trap
If it sounds to good to be true, it's probably a scam of some kind!
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Re: Scams

Postby tronagirl » Tue Aug 09, 2016 6:38 am

San Diegan scammed by car warranty company
Scammers will stop at nothing to relieve you of your hard-earned cash!
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Re: Scams

Postby twister » Wed Aug 10, 2016 6:58 am

Orphanage 'Voluntourism' in Nepal: The Dark Side
This is an extremely elaborate scam. Kids with parents are used in ads to pose as orphans to motivate people in the USA and other affluent nations to donate money. Sometimes kids are kidnapped in order to populate orphanages. Volunteers even travel to help in the orphanages. Lesson to be learned: Don't let your emotions sucker you into doing something stupid!
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