Tag: SCAM warnings

How to NOT make money online: the Paid-To-Click (BUX) sites

Paid-To-Click sites, also known as BUX, are one of easiest (but stupidest) way of making money using internet. With just few minutes per day you can earn… FEW CENTS! This was popular along teenagers looking to make money online. www.bux.to was one of most popular sites, started in 2007 and still running although not paying members after 2008. Lots of …

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SCAM emails: I won $500.000

Every day I am the lucky winner at an online lottery, I am eligible for a donation from a recent winner of EuroMillions, I am eligible for an inheritance, or asked to help transferring several million dollars, who belongs to a recently deceased businessman, being compensated with 30-50% of the total sum of money. I …

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SCAM alert for real estate agents

I received an email, slightly off my business field. By starting with “Hello Mr. Steven Mak”, I though that he may have sent emails to another person previously then he copy-paste forgetting to change name. Scammers never address by names. Scammers send mass mails with empty TO: field, his email had at TO: my Yahoo email address. So I replied. His 3rd email looked …

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SCAM alert for web designers

I rarely get emails regarding webdesign. The customer gave me link to a website http://www.agroamerica.com but he put some dots after it to make link not clickable. I would have not been aware that this is a SCAM if I would not have accidentally copied his link including the dots in browser, thus went into Google …

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SCAM alert for website owners

I received an email that may sound scary, but I kept my calm down because I knew that is a SCAM: (Please forward this to your CEO or President, formal reply us the following issue within 7 workdays. Because this is urgent. Thanks) Dear President & CEO, This email is from China Intellectual Property Office, …

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