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Foreclosure Scam – Foreclosure Fraud

At the end of the day, what many people crave most for is the coziness of their homes and the company of family. It may take years to build your dream home, but it only takes a few missed mortgage payments to take away your dream. As homeowners fall behind on their mortgage payments and [...]

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Settlement Scam – Settlement Fraud

With increasing number of people especially in the United States suffering from debts daily, others are also taking advantage of this unfortunate experience by many. Life insurance, tax, mortgage, credit card debts, and other loans, is one of the biggest problems in US and even in UK today. Many people seeking some alternative on how [...]

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Loan Fraud – Fraudulent Loans

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 bad credit ratings, or those in immediate need of money for emergencies. Here we’re going to take a look at some of the more common forms of [...]

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Click Fraud – PPC Scam

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 revenue or to damage an advertiser, but has no legitimate interest in the offer being promoted.The motivation behind [...]

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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 particularly where mortgage industry professionals are involved. The true level of mortgage scam is largely unknown because a significant portion of the mortgage industry is [...]

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Scammers – Scam Confessions

To understand scam you have to get inside the mind of the thief and begin to see what he sees, think what he thinks about and feel what he feels. The following is a statement made from a scammer after the program has been shut down and he/they got away unnoticed. Original was a little [...]

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Short And Distort – Naked Short

Short and distort is a less publicly known investment scam similar to the classic pump and dump. 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. The short [...]

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Pump And Dump – Stock Fraud

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 there have been stocks, there have been stock fraudsters who seek to inflate the price of stocks. Usually the con artist is [...]

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Pyramid Schemes And MLM Scams

Pyramid Schemes exist online as well as offline. They come in various and creative forms and vary from loans, pharmacy and cosmetic products to insurance policies. Actually the variations are endless, but the general idea is to make you invest and then pursue other investors. This is in your interest, since for everyone you recruited [...]

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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 would get 2$ the next day, 4$ the second, 8$ on the third and so on… [...]

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