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THIS ARTICLE IS UPDATED REGULARLY. IF YOU HAVE FEEDBACK, PLEASE CONTACT US. Scammers are using the Corona Virus to scam you Due to the Corona
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Depending on the country 90% of all holidays are booked online. Travelling is at its peak in terms of the price and available destinations. More and
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Medicines are one of the essential goods which are bought online more frequently in recent years. It is more convenient; the choice is greater, and
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At Scamadviser.com, our goal is to help consumers make well-informed decisions when buying online. Another activity at the core of our service is to
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There are thousands of online gambling and sports betting sites worldwide. Some websites offer a specific kind of gambling or betting such as poker,
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Unexpected money and winnings scams approach the victim and promise new phones, big amounts of money (often in the form of an inheritance or
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The threat is the common tactic to scam money from victims. Extortion scammers take this to a new level by focusing on threats. There are many types
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What is phishing? And how to recognise it We have got used to an email box filled with spam. But nowadays email clients such as Gmail or
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Common Sense: Too good to be true When looking for goods online, a great deal is an obvious reason to pick an online shop. A Gucci bag for €24.99 or a new iPhone for € 399? Who wouldn’t want to grab such a deal! But scammers also know this and will try to take advantage of this fact. When looking at a website if a deal looks too good to be true, think twice and double check

1. Take a breath and relax! Do not act directly. The first step should be to try and calm down! It can seem like everything has to be fixed as soon as possible, but sometimes taking a breath can help put things in perspective. It may help to talk to family or friends. Nearly everybody gets scammed at least once in his live. It is not something to be ashamed off. Scammers have become