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1. Too much marketing terms 

Home business opportunity: No experience required. No work involved. Earn $2000 in one week! It’s easy to spot these kinds of scams because they’re full of too good to be true promises. And, exclamation points, too. What job will earn you that much money in a week without having to have experience and NOT  having to work at all? None. Nada. Zilch!

2. Too friendly email

I mean the intro part of the email. If an email from someone you don’t know starts with “Hello my friend”, “Dear friend”, and they weren’t filtered by your spam box, consider these emails not so trustworthy. This method of scamming is known as phishing or fishing for details or information that will put your financial security in danger.

3. Money Matters

It promises that you can make money online. But you have to pay that upfront, one-time fee first for some training materials. Shady!

4. Assembled Jobs

If a home based business opportunity requires you to assemble furniture or stuff envelops, these are generic but often overlooked signs of a true blue scam.

5. Country Representative Job Offer

Coupled with sign no. 2, if an email offers you a job as a payment receiver requiring you to deposit a check on their behalf or anything similar to that job description, you’re doomed if you reply.

6. Job Offer that Requires Your Picture to Get Hired

Unless you are applying as a model, which is not a form of online money making venture, someone who’s looking for, say, a virtual assistant and asks that she sends a picture is offering something suspicious. Lots of free job listing sites have these types of job posts. Be very, very careful.

7. Employer has no online presence.

If you are trying to win an online job but when you researched about the online presence of your would-be employer and there’s no trace of his name or his company, ask your employer about his company or his business first.

8. Presence of Pressure Tactics.

If the online business opportunity tells you that you will get a chance to win a anti-scam book if you sign up now or you can avail of an early bird discount, walk! Unless they’re coaching or consultancy services which are not direct ways to earn money online, you should not be subjected to these kinds of pressuring if the opportunity will really make you money.

9. Request from Employer or Sponsor that You Keep the Offer a Secret

Coupled with scam sign no. 2 and 5, if the email sender asks you to keep your transactions confidential just for any reason at all, red flag, red flag, red flag! They don’t want you to inform others that you are about to get scammed, of course.

10. Emails from Someone in Nigeria

Although many Nigerians who use Internet scamming as past time, have already figured out that lots of Westerners already know that they should not trust any email from someone in Nigeria, there are still those who are gullible enough to fall for these frauds.

Educate your friends and family who love to use the Internet. They can still be too busy checking their emails or MySpace pages to know these signs.

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Re: 10 Signs of Online Scams
Quoting from [rainybaggio]:

1. Too much marketing terms 

Home business opportunity: No experience required. No work involved. Earn $2000 in one week! It’s easy to spot these kinds of scams because they’re full of too good to be true promises. And, exclamation points, too. What job will earn you that much money in a week without having to have experience and NOT  having to work at all? None. Nada. Zilch!

2. Too friendly email

I mean the intro part of the email. If an email from someone you don’t know starts with “Hello my friend”, “Dear friend”, and they weren’t filtered by your spam box, consider these emails not so trustworthy. This method of scamming is known as phishing or fishing for details or information that will put your financial security in danger.

3. Money Matters

It promises that you can make money online. But you have to pay that upfront, one-time fee first for some training materials. Shady!

4. Assembled Jobs

If a home based business opportunity requires you to assemble furniture or stuff envelops, these are generic but often overlooked signs of a true blue scam.

5. Country Representative Job Offer

Coupled with sign no. 2, if an email offers you a job as a payment receiver requiring you to deposit a check on their behalf or anything similar to that job description, you’re doomed if you reply.

6. Job Offer that Requires Your Picture to Get Hired

Unless you are applying as a model, which is not a form of online money making venture, someone who’s looking for, say, a virtual assistant and asks that she sends a picture is offering something suspicious. Lots of free job listing sites have these types of job posts. Be very, very careful.

7. Employer has no online presence.

If you are trying to win an online job but when you researched about the online presence of your would-be employer and there’s no trace of his name or his company, ask your employer about his company or his business first.

8. Presence of Pressure Tactics.

If the online business opportunity tells you that you will get a chance to win a anti-scam book if you sign up now or you can avail of an early bird discount, walk! Unless they’re coaching or consultancy services which are not direct ways to earn money online, you should not be subjected to these kinds of pressuring if the opportunity will really make you money.

9. Request from Employer or Sponsor that You Keep the Offer a Secret

Coupled with scam sign no. 2 and 5, if the email sender asks you to keep your transactions confidential just for any reason at all, red flag, red flag, red flag! They don’t want you to inform others that you are about to get scammed, of course.

10. Emails from Someone in Nigeria

Although many Nigerians who use Internet scamming as past time, have already figured out that lots of Westerners already know that they should not trust any email from someone in Nigeria, there are still those who are gullible enough to fall for these frauds.

Educate your friends and family who love to use the Internet. They can still be too busy checking their emails or MySpace pages to know these signs.



very helpful, thank you[em12]
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Re: Re: 10 Signs of Online Scams
Quoting from [cedricluyeye]:

Quoting from [rainybaggio]:

1. Too much marketing terms

Home business opportunity: No experience required. No work involved. Earn $2000 in one week! It’s easy to spot these kinds of scams because they’re full of too good to be true promises. And, exclamation points, too. What job will earn you that much money in a week without having to have experience and NOT having to work at all? None. Nada. Zilch!

2. Too friendly email

I mean the intro part of the email. If an email from someone you don’t know starts with “Hello my friend”, “Dear friend”, and they weren’t filtered by your spam box, consider these emails not so trustworthy. This method of scamming is known as phishing or fishing for details or information that will put your financial security in danger.

3. Money Matters

It promises that you can make money online. But you have to pay that upfront, one-time fee first for some training materials. Shady!

4. Assembled Jobs

If a home based business opportunity requires you to assemble furniture or stuff envelops, these are generic but often overlooked signs of a true blue scam.

5. Country Representative Job Offer

Coupled with sign no. 2, if an email offers you a job as a payment receiver requiring you to deposit a check on their behalf or anything similar to that job description, you’re doomed if you reply.

6. Job Offer that Requires Your Picture to Get Hired

Unless you are applying as a model, which is not a form of online money making venture, someone who’s looking for, say, a virtual assistant and asks that she sends a picture is offering something suspicious. Lots of free job listing sites have these types of job posts. Be very, very careful.

7. Employer has no online presence.

If you are trying to win an online job but when you researched about the online presence of your would-be employer and there’s no trace of his name or his company, ask your employer about his company or his business first.

8. Presence of Pressure Tactics.

If the online business opportunity tells you that you will get a chance to win a anti-scam book if you sign up now or you can avail of an early bird discount, walk! Unless they’re coaching or consultancy services which are not direct ways to earn money online, you should not be subjected to these kinds of pressuring if the opportunity will really make you money.

9. Request from Employer or Sponsor that You Keep the Offer a Secret

Coupled with scam sign no. 2 and 5, if the email sender asks you to keep your transactions confidential just for any reason at all, red flag, red flag, red flag! They don’t want you to inform others that you are about to get scammed, of course.

10. Emails from Someone in Nigeria

Although many Nigerians who use Internet scamming as past time, have already figured out that lots of Westerners already know that they should not trust any email from someone in Nigeria, there are still those who are gullible enough to fall for these frauds.

Educate your friends and family who love to use the Internet. They can still be too busy checking their emails or MySpace pages to know these signs.


11. Emil from ssomeone anywhere.

Bad people are everywhere all over the  continent not  specifically  from Nigeria as mention  earlier  above, just be careful  with your dealings with  anybody.





very helpful, thank you[em12]

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Re: 10 Signs of Online Scams

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Re: 10 Signs of Online Scams


Yeah, I never believe those people who told you that you pays little but earn a lot or you pays nothing but can still earn a lot. Do you think there is some one will give you money without any benefit? Of course not.
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Re: Re: 10 Signs of Online Scams
Quoting from [ryderelectronics]:




Yeah, I never believe those people who told you that you pays little but earn a lot or you pays nothing but can still earn a lot. Do you think there is some one will give you money without any benefit? Of course not.


100% scam
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Re: Re: 10 Signs of Online Scams

very helpful, thank you<img src=" border="0" src="http://img.alibaba.com/images/eng/style/icon/emoticons_surprised.gif" />[em3][em1][em16][em19]

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Re: 10 Signs of Online Scams
nice post scammer
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#9
Re: 10 Signs of Online Scams
[em19][em16] useful ! Thank you very much!
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Re: 10 Signs of Online Scams
Where is the source of this information? No. 10 of the sign of online scams is not wholly acceptable. This is an insult on Nigerians Personalities, tell me if there are not scammers in your bloody country, you should have said some emails from Nigeria not emails from someone in Nigeria, you aresaying here that all Nigerians are scammers, next time try to use your brain before you talk or write in public, you could be sued by Nigerian Government, scammers are all over the world even they could be more in your Country. Beware there are scammers all over the world even your brothers and friends could be one of them. Becareful what you say Mr. Rainybaggio
 
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Re: 10 Signs of Online Scams
below this is a fake seller list, fake company, company fraud, international fraud, Internet criminals in alibaba,

Scammers list, Fake and Fraud Company


Mr. Boby Harahap
Company Name: Musang Fishing Ltd.
http://www.alibaba.com/member/hk117378120/productlist.html

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Mr. Jay Jack
Company Name: kowloon fishing reel LTD
http://www.alibaba.com/member/hk118485853/productlist.html

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Mr. Frans Mullen
Company Name: Retro Indo Reels Centre Inc
http://www.alibaba.com/member/id117521937/productlist.html

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Mr. Siholit Doman
Company Name: Sioto Fishing Ltd.
http://www.alibaba.com/member/id118396315/productlist.html


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Ms. Ellim Qiu
Company Name: TW Fashing Reels Co., Ltd
http://www.alibaba.com/member/tw118111213/productlist.html

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Mr. boby harrepa
Company Name: PT. LARGOREEL
http://www.alibaba.com/member/id118007543/productlist.html


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Mr. Eric Wong
Company Name: Fishing Reels wholesaler
http://www.alibaba.com/member/hk118542679/productlist.html

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Mr. mahendra jusea
Company Name:MonzaTackle
http://www.alibaba.com/member/id118474667/productlist.html


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Mr. Charis Tim
Company Name: Charis Tim
http://www.alibaba.com/member/hk117901341.html

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Ms. Nita Gracia
Company Name: Selamqua
http://www.alibaba.com/member/id118235655/aboutus.html

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Mr. Kevin Adrian
Company Name:Graha Indo Reels Center Co. Ltd

http://www.alibaba.com/member/id117053657/productlist.html
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Mr. Thorumora Sales
THORUMORA
http://www.alibaba.com/product/sg118657985-114686568-0/Daiwa_MARINE_POWER_3000_Big_Game_Electric_Reel.html

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Mr. Victo reels
PT. VICTOREELS

http://www.alibaba.com/member/id118049328/productlist.html
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Mr. monang sitorus
Geleni Reels
http://www.alibaba.com/member/id117690414/productlist.html

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Mr. Jimmy Riandy
Company Name: Dermaga Luas
http://www.alibaba.com/member/id117121277.html

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Mr. Juanda Sebastian
PT.Duta Karya
http://www.alibaba.com/member/id117646656.html

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Mr. Beryl Fishing
Company Name: BERYL STORE
http://www.alibaba.com/member/sg117604927.html

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