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10 Most Despicable Scams of 2010


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Unfortunately 2010 was wrought with hundreds of scams from fake charities to Internet hoaxes but we’ve compiled a list of ten despicable scams that we want to be sure you are aware of and know how to protect yourself in 2011.

1. Gulf Coast Oil Spill Scams

The Gulf Coast Oil Spill of 2010 is a tragic environmental disaster.  What’s even more despicable than watching oil-covered wildlife die?  Finding out that you’ve “donated” to a scam claiming to help Gulf Coast clean up or even “paid” to be trained to volunteer to help with the clean up.  Oil spill related scams have been rampant and yes, despicable in 2010. The BBB has a page of resources to help those who want to help, to give wisely.

Beware of:  People offering you a clean up job, but asking for a fee for your training. Continue reading 10 Most Despicable Scams of 2010

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As mentioned in our article a couple of days ago, we’re going to be talking a lot in the coming weeks about mobile security.  Antivirus programs aren’t something you need to have JUST on your computer anymore.  Because your mobile phone is now a computer as much as Continue reading Discount: NetQin Mobile Antivirus Coupon

NetQin and NetQin Antivirus


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NetQin seems like a funny name for a company.  It’s not exactly the kind of name which tells you that the company is one of the top developers of applications for protecting cell phone data.

You might have never heard of NetQin, but when it comes to mobile phone security, they are one of the rising stars – especially in China.

NetQin was started in 2005.  And they already hold more than 60% market share in Chinese mobile security.

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Consumer alert: Beware unsolicited emails claiming to be from the IRS


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While you may be waiting not so patiently for your income tax return this year and you may have even filed online, thieves know this and are eager to take advantage of an opportunity to scam unsuspecting taxpayers. Don’t be surprised if sophisticated phishing scams show up in your email inbox in the guise of an official communication from the IRS.

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Did you get 411 on the *112 life saving email?


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There’s lots of email messages floating around out there – how we can make money or how we can save our life. Dio you have the 411 on the cell phone *112 email message that claims to save your life from an fake unmarked police car?

Know before you dial what’s true and what’s false.

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Avoid spam and scams: Donations to Haiti Relief and Recovery efforts


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Do you homework before you turn in your donation for the Haiti earthquake relief and recovery efforts.

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