Scams

Many spam e-mail messages contain scams. Remember, if an e-mail message sounds too good to be true, it almost certainly is not true. Use your common sense, and only deal with reputable companies. Personally, I refuse to deal with any company whose first contact with me is through spam.

Scam Information Links

Here is a good article to read: "FTC Names Its Dirty Dozen: 12 Scams Most Likely to Arrive Via Bulk Email:"
www.ftc.gov/bcp/conline/pubs/alerts/doznalrt.htm

Phone Busters:
www.phonebusters.com

Here is a detailed and very interesting article on "Pyramid Schemes, Chain Letters and Ponzi Schemes:"
skepdic.com/pyramid.html

And this site has lots of links in the text, that lead to articles all over the Internet, on various scams:
www.sniggle.net/scams.php

Written by Jim McGinn
Copyright 2003, McGinnovation Inc.

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