Bux Inc

I’m a member of several online forums.  On one of them someone asked if Bux Inc (dot com) was legitimate or a scam. Ok – what do I think? The site claims you will be paid $5 every time you “view” one of their adverts for 30 seconds.  Sounds good, I mean $5 for 30secs, ...
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An inheritance scam in action

http://keepsafeonthenet.co.uk/scamvictims/ads/inheritance-scams-in-action/ A few days ago I received this scam, and decided to pursue it so I can show you how scams work.  You can read the full story by clicking on the link above.  You will see that the scammer ends up by asking to be sent £800 by Western Union.  If you make the ...
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Online Auction Frauds

A timely reminder from Suffolk Police. I’ll just add: Never post an item overseas until you are certain the money is in your Paypal account Never post an item overseas if the buyer pays by cheque – these are almost always fake Never sell to a buyer who asks you to remove the item from ...
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INVESTMENT PROPOSAL, NO UPFRONT PAYMENT

That rules me out then, I’m not American.  I don’t suppose this scammer really cares where you live as long as you are daft enough to be taken in by his story.  He’ll happily take your money, wherever you are from.  Ignore him. Dear Sir, My name is Brien Seedna from Dublin , Ireland . ...
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Attn:Beneficiary Your Approved ATM Master Card Of $10.5m Dollars

I have an embarrassment of riches due to me from Nigeria, apparently.  Some mornings it’s hard to know which money to claim and which to leave.  There’s only so much money a girl can spend! Ignore them all.  They are all scammers.  You know very well that you aren’t owed millions of dollars from Nigeria, ...
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Dear Beloved

My online cyber friend decided to reply to this poor, aging widow.  She was feeling sorry for her.  Altogether now – “aaahhhh”. I am Mrs. Mary Parker an aging widow suffering from long time illness. I have the sum of 7.5 Million Pounds for you to use the fund for God’s work. Please if you ...
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You have changed your email address

What a load of nonsense.  Of course it isn’t a criminal offence to enter the wrong information when logging into a website.  If it was, thousands (millions) of people would be jailed every day!  It’s common for people to mistype their info or forget their password. This idiot is after your very account details.  Presumably ...
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Reference Number: 91563HP

There are no “email ED” lotteries.  Just scammers hoping you will be taken in by their story and will start sending them your money.  Don’t fall for it – ignore them all. Reference Number: 91563HP Attn:Winner We hereby wish to inform you that your e-mail ID has Five Hundred and Fifty Thousand dollars won in ...
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CONGRATULATIONS FROM FACEBOOK! 3

Clearly the person who “wrote” this doesn’t speak English.  If they do, then they clearly couldn’t be bothered to read what they’d written as it is garbled rubbish. Just suppose that you had entered a prize draw and won thousands of dollars.  Can you imagine the organisation writing to you and saying ” if you are ...
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24//09//2012-Message Form Opec Online Team!

What a load of rubbish.  Why on earth would OPEC randomly decide to send you, or me, or anyone else £1m for no good reason?  They wouldn’t and they haven’t.  This is a scammer, whose only aim is to get his hands on your money.  Ignore him. You have been nominated to receive the sum ...
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