So-Called Scumware, And What You Can Do About It

Written by Steve Nash

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To help you do 'something', here are some resources where you can learn much more about this predatory advertising, why it's wrong, and what *you* can do about it:

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=> Just do something!


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Red Flags

Written by Bob Osgoodby

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One group sends hundreds of thousands of unsolicited emails to people directing them to web sites promotingrepparttar 127566 Mega$Nets and MegaResource programs. When you visit one of their web sites you can download copies ofrepparttar 127567 software program which contains a list of five names and addresses. The software program and web sites direct you to send twenty dollars to each of five people listed inrepparttar 127568 software in order for you to get yourself placed atrepparttar 127569 top ofrepparttar 127570 list of names. This is simply a variation ofrepparttar 127571 old fashioned chain letter. Actually, there are a lot of chain letters floating aboutrepparttar 127572 web and all should be avoided.

Another email promises guaranteed Credit Card approval! One group offered Visa cards torepparttar 127573 credit-challenged "to put you back in repparttar 127574 mainstream of financial life in high style" at an interest rate of only 4.9%. How? Throughrepparttar 127575 magic of using offshore banks in tax haven countries. There is however a $100 processing fee and $25 per month charge regardless of use.

Some people really believe that they have been selected to be in repparttar 127576 Internet Version of "Who's Who". This one started years ago and was sent to every company executive inrepparttar 127577 country - They will include your listing at no charge - oh, would you like a copy? "Send $98 to us and it will be delivered to your doorstep."

There is no way to adequately cover allrepparttar 127578 scams that permeate repparttar 127579 web. Before jumping into any of these "make a million while you sleep" plans, use a little "due diligence" and check them out.

If you see any of these "Red Flags", run, don't walk to your nearest delete button . The money you save will be your own.

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