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How is Click Fraud Affecting the Online Advertising Industry?

Click fraud is a common form of fraud that victimizes pay per click advertisers on the internet. The term refers to a person, or sometimes a script or robot, who clicks on ads in order to generate ..
(April 22, 2008)
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 | Internet-and-Businesses-Online/PPC-Advertising | Visitors: 171

How Did Pump and Dump Professionals Make the Unbelievable ..

Pump and dump is a term referred to an investment scheme which attempts to boost the price of a company's stock through false and misleading promotions or highly exaggerated statements. As long as ..
(April 17, 2008)
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10 Tips That Will Sell Your eBay Auctions

1. Title. Your first step to selling your item. The default search method only scans auction titles, so make sure you use a good title. An effective auction title uses keywords that potential bidders .
(April 08, 2008)
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How Rampant is Fraud and Ebay?

Shill Biding Shill bidding is artificially increasing the price of an item by any means may it be a second eBay account or a “friend" bidding on your item. These methods are used by both ..
(April 08, 2008)
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What is HYIP?

HYIP stands for High Yield Investment Programs and is a get rich quick scheme. HYIP's promise from 1% up to 200% a day of the total invested amount. If you invested in the 200% a day program 1$ you ..
(April 10, 2008)
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 | Investing | Visitors: 216

Are We Talking Cheap Tourist Trap Here Maybe?

Although the connotation for the words “tourist traps" is often times less than appealing, many of these places are actually interesting on a less than mainstream kind of way. There are people ..
(April 22, 2008)
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How is Wire Fraud Committed?

Wire fraud is defined as attempting to defraud using electronic means, such as a computer or telephone. What must be proved is that the person knowingly and willfully devised or intended to devise a ..
(April 25, 2008)
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How Loan Scams are Committed

Fraudulent loans take on many different forms. The victims may be individuals or financial institutions. Fraudulent loan schemes generally prey on vulnerable consumers. The unemployed, those who have .
(April 25, 2008)
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Moving Company Scams - Movers Scam

You probably haven't heard or even are not aware of moving company scams. Nevertheless the moving industry seems to be much more scam-ridden than many other industries. Before we begin I just want to .
(April 17, 2008)
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Short And Distort Is A Less Publicly Known Investment Scam ..

Shorting is a word in traders jargon and means basically selling a stock, currency, paper or any other similar financial item that can be traded. Short and distort is as illegal as the pump and dump. .
(April 17, 2008)
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Get-Rich-Quick - Make Money Fast

A get-rich-quick scheme promises that participants can make money fast with basically no skill, effort or time in a very short period of time. The hottest get-rich-quick schemes offer unlimited ..
(April 17, 2008)
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 | Internet-and-Businesses-Online | Visitors: 193

What Is Adware - Adware Scam

Adware is a software application that displays unwanted banner ads or pop-up windows with ads. The justification for adware is that it helps recover programming development cost and helps to hold ..
(April 17, 2008)
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Charity Scams - Fake Charities

Most of us have the gift of human compassion. Whether it is the victim of September 11th or the little orphan across the street we are glad to help out. Unfortunately, thieves know that and take ..
(April 17, 2008)
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Travel Scam - Travel Fraud

Variations on travel scams are numerous and ever changing. If you travel frequently, informing yourself on some of the details about travel scams will pay off for sure. Most travel scams occur in big .
(April 17, 2008)
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Hotel Fraud - Hotel Scam

Staying at a hotel should have a relaxing effect, rather than making you worried how and where you will be ripped off. Hotel fraud is a big industry and if you don't check your bill twice you may be ..
(April 17, 2008)
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Affinity Fraud - Affinity Scam

Everyone, in some way or another, is connected to a group, association or community-based organization. Our interests, backgrounds, and other factors will naturally lead us to those affiliations that .
(April 17, 2008)
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Pigeon Drop - Found Money Scam

A pair or a team of swindlers work together to accomplish the pigeon drop. The key element is supposed found money which will be shared between the one who found the money and the victim (pigeon). ..
(April 17, 2008)
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Mortgage Scam - Home Mortgage Fraud

Each mortgage scam contains some type of misstatement, misrepresentation, or omission relied upon by an underwriter or lender to fund, purchase or insure a loan. Mortgage scam is easily practiced ..
(April 17, 2008)
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Page Ranking - How A Search Engine Works

Page ranking or where our web pages appear in the search engines is the most important factor if we are interested in online business or if we want to get visitors to our web sites. So, how do search .
(April 17, 2008)
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 | Internet-and-Businesses-Online/SEO | Visitors: 119

Taxi Fraud - Taxi Scam

Every year hundreds of people, mostly tourists, are victims of Taxi Fraud. It may sound strange but these frauds and scams happen all the time. There really isn't a lot of attention to them and that ..
(April 08, 2008)
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