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November 2009 Blog Posts (22)

ADOPTION SCAMS – KEEP YOUR HEAD WHEN OPENING YOUR HOME

Scammers out there are always looking for an easy buck. The easiest targets for these con artists are often those in desperate situations who are quick to trust in the good intentions of strangers. High on the list of the most disgusting of scams are those pulled on prospective parents who are looking to expand their families through adoption.



The Edward B. Donaldson Adoption Institute reported that more adoptions take place annually than is commonly perceived or… Continue

Added by Scamraider on November 30, 2009 at 10:00am — No Comments

SCAMRAIDERS REVISITS MORE CORRUPTION IN NEW YORK

SCAMRAIDERS REVISITS MORE CORRUPTION IN NEW YORK---THIS ONE INVOLVES COURTS INCLUDING NEW YORK STATE LIQUOR AUTHORITY, REPUBLICAN STATE CHAIRMAN, THE PLAYBOY CLUB AND HUGH HEFINER AND THE CORRUPT SYSTEM OF LIQUOR LICENSES IN NEW YORK ----THE 'IN LAWYERS' AND 'THE OUT LAWYERS'-----'THE MORE YOU GREASE THE EASIER YOU SLIDE'-------THIS EXPOSE WILL UNMASK THE SORDID FINGERPRINT OF SUPOSEDLY MEN OF RESPECTIBILITY ABUSING THEIR POLITICAL POWER AND PUBLIC TRUST FOR PERSONAL AND ILLEGAL… Continue

Added by Scamraider on November 30, 2009 at 10:00am — No Comments

CHURCH SCAMS - CURRENTLY UNDER INVESTIGATION

Scammers prey on the trusting, the uninformed, and the innocent. Recently, California has begun investigating several companies that are suspected of scamming churches, which may be the lowest of the low. Churches in Southern California seem to be the biggest target, with over 30 of them,in Compton, Los Angeles, Long Beach, Moreno Valley, Murrieta, Pasadena, Perris, Pomona, Rialto, Riverside and San Bernardino all being targeted. They are not the only ones though. Churches… Continue

Added by Scamraider on November 25, 2009 at 2:00pm — No Comments

MORE PRODUCT REVIEWS

PED-EGG: SUPPOSED TO REMOVE UNWANTED CALLOUSES ON YOUR FEET--FINDINGS: ITEM BETTER USED FOR GRATING CHEESE, SAVE YOUR CASH.







TURBO-SNAKE: SUPPOSED TO UNCLOG YOUR DRAIN. FINDINGS: FORGET IT , IT'S A SILLY WIRE AND WORTHLESS.











SLAP-CHOP: VINCE AGAIN. PRODUCT IS TOO SMALL, CHEAPLY MADE AND TOO COSTLY BY COMPARISON TO COMPARABLE QUALITY 'CHOPPERS'.…

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Added by Scamraider on November 25, 2009 at 10:30am — No Comments

AIR TRAVEL BLUES – BRAVING THE UNFRIENDLY SKIES

Although the tough economy has driven the number of air travelers toward a downward trend, the numbers will spike over the next month as those with holiday travel plans head to the airports to face the inevitable crowds. While we all find ways to tighten the purse strings and spend less this holiday season, it might be wise to hold on to your wallets a little tighter while flying this year. As always there are those looking to make an easy buck off of holiday travelers, a number that… Continue

Added by Scamraider on November 25, 2009 at 10:00am — No Comments

MORE HOLIDAY FUN – BLACK FRIDAY SHOPPING!

The dishes have all been washed. The leftovers put away. Everyone is home, happy and recuperating from the Thanksgiving Day feast. Midnight fast approaches. Instead of settling down for a nice slumber to celebrate a holiday survived, millions of Americans will be heading to the big name retailers at the stroke of midnight for a retail event that has come to be known as Black Friday.



The official start of the Christmas shopping season, Black Friday, has often been called the… Continue

Added by Scamraider on November 24, 2009 at 11:20am — No Comments

Online retailers -- it's the customer's fault for being scammed

A new report today on the U.S. Government's investigation of some unscrupulous marketing practices by some web companies has them running scared. The report cites the marketers (Affinion, Vertue and Webloyalty) for practices that members of the U.S. Sentate are calling "scams."



Consumers are mislead into signing up for "loyalty" programs, for big advertisers, such as Priceline, Classmates.com, FTD, Shutterfly, Orbitz, Continental Airlines, and many more. Thousands of… Continue

Added by Scamraider on November 24, 2009 at 10:59am — No Comments

PRODUCTS, PRODUCTS, PRODUCTS--BEFORE YOU BUY PLEASE READ

Scamraiders product evaluation of popular advertised promotions.



Though not scientific, it doesn’t require much time to determine whether a product lives up to those fantastic claims we are tempted to open our wallets for. Millions of our dollars are spent when we compulsively buy something flashing before our eyeballs while looking at magazines, newspapers, internet, and especially “As seen on TV”. Scamraiders hopes to spare you from making worthless purchases and welcomes your… Continue

Added by Scamraider on November 24, 2009 at 9:59am — No Comments

Hall of Shame inductee Ken Gomez's Scamraiders blog rejected by editorial staff

Earlier today, one of the New York lawyers Scamraiders has investigated extensively, Kenneth V. Gomez, Esq, became a member of our website and attempted to post a blog on this site with a link to information attacking Scamraiders Founder James Couri. Because this link was self-promotional, not related to reporting a scam and did not refute any of the information uncovered in the course of our investigation, it was rejected by our editors.



If Mr. Gomez would like to post another blog… Continue

Added by Scamraider on November 20, 2009 at 3:59pm — No Comments

Skinheads Get Scammed Too - By Rabbi BZ Kravitz

In July of 1993, the FBI arrested eight members of the Fourth Reich Skinheads. The group's members had been plotting to attack several racially symbolic targets in Los Angeles, including a synagogue and the First African Methodist Episcopal Church.



After sentencing, the U.S. District Attorney designed a program to challenge the group's racist views. Participants in the program met with their intended targets, including members of the First AME Church, Holocaust survivors, and two… Continue

Added by Scamraider on November 19, 2009 at 12:00pm — No Comments

FAKE US CENSUS WORKERS! - If in doubt---use the US mail

If you did not know, every ten years the US Census Bureau, as mandated by the US Constitution, counts every person in the USA. This will occur again in 2010. At such time, more than 140,000 legitimate Census takers will hit the pavement. Now the real question--how do we tell the difference between the actual Census taker and the scam-artist? Sure, you can just not answer the door to an unknown caller, but if everyone did that, the process of census taking could be a futile… Continue

Added by Scamraider on November 18, 2009 at 10:20am — No Comments

FARMVILLE SCAMS - HARVESTING YOUR MONEY

The internet has opened up many doors, making information easily accessable, shopping just a click away, and even providing hours of entertainment from online games. Playing some of these games however, could also leave you opening the door (and your wallet) to a whole new generation of scammers eager to capitalize on the booming trend of gaming online.



One of the biggest culprits is Farmville, which is played by millions of Facebook users every day. Farmville is… Continue

Added by Scamraider on November 17, 2009 at 2:30pm — No Comments

HOLIDAY SEASONAL SCAMS – THANKSGIVING

The holidays are almost upon us. Next week, many will be sitting down with their families to enjoy turkey, football and celebrate all that they are thankful for in their lives. Sadly, some of these folks will be less thankful after the holiday weekend having been victimized by scam artists who chose not to take the weekend off.



When folks are in the holiday spirit, they often let their guard down; here are a couple of ways con artists will be looking to take… Continue

Added by Scamraider on November 17, 2009 at 9:52am — No Comments

PUBLISHERS CLEARING HOUSE SCAMS - YOU MAY BE A WINNER!... OR NOT.

Would you like to win a million dollars? Of course you would! Just about everyone has hoped that by some miracle they would be chosen by Publishers Clearing House as a grand prize winner. Very few will ever be so lucky, but you may be unlucky enough to be scammed by someone posing as Publishers Clearing House. This scam has recently received attention in the news, and more and more people are reporting incidents of fraudulant calls and emails claiming they are "big… Continue

Added by Scamraider on November 12, 2009 at 2:00pm — No Comments

SHAMWOW - OR SCAMWOW?

Everybody's seen the commercials -- your good buddy Vince puts on a fantastic display of skill and prowess, all in the attempt to sell you a set of $20 towels.



But these aren't just any towels. According to Vince, the Shamwow towel will absorb any liquid spill and will do it through carpet, in the kitchen, bathroom, garage, and will "Hold 12 times it's wieght in liquid,"according to the website.



In reality, these shamwows are perfectly capable shammies… Continue

Added by Scamraider on November 10, 2009 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Business-owners beware! Overpayment scammers are targetting YOU!

A small business owner is thrilled at the prospect of a huge sale, the biggest of the year. The cashier’s check for over $50,000 was deposited and everyone was happy. Then the client called asking to cancel a part of the order. The small business owner was happy to refund the client and cut and mailed the check immediately. After all, what’s $7,000 when you’ve just banked $50,000?



About two weeks later the small business owner gets some bad news. The cashier’s check for… Continue

Added by Scamraider on November 9, 2009 at 4:19pm — No Comments

WHO IS THE SHADOW?!?!?

The Shadow has become a new Scamraider watchdog, fighting corruption and swindlers. Scamraiders thanks the Shadow for all of the information he or she has provided us, but we do not know your identity . . .



PLEASE COME FORWARD and introduce yourself so that we may thank you personally for your disclosures and information.



The Shadow seems to have intimate knowledge of many of the cases Scamraiders has been following for the past year -- anyone with information… Continue

Added by Scamraider on November 6, 2009 at 11:00am — No Comments

Critical Thinking, Scams and the Talmud - By Rabbi BZ Kravitz

In August 2000, Senator Joe Lieberman was selected as the nominee for Vice President of the United States of American by Al Gore. The entire nation buzzed about Senator Lieberman's selection because his was the first Jewish nominee fo rthe second highest office of the United States.





Every Talk Radio show I tuned into that day was covering the Jewish angle of this story. I was listening to one show in particular when a caller named John unleashed a torrent of… Continue

Added by Scamraider on November 4, 2009 at 3:30pm — No Comments

New Writers Wanted

Scamraiders is looking for new writers with fresh voices to help expose scams and corruption!



Submit your 500+ word article to Scamraiders for consideration -- you can email info@scamraiders.com -- and if we feature your contribution on our homepage, we'll pay you $25!!



You'll also be entered to win a monthly $200 Grand Prize!!



Your article can be about any subject related to scams, fraud or corruption. While we can't publish all the articles we receive, we may… Continue

Added by Scamraider on November 4, 2009 at 2:00pm — No Comments

SCAMRAIDERS ANNOUNCES A NEW BOOK/EXPOSE TENTATIVELY ENTITLED 'CONSPIRACY AT 60 CENTRE.'

THE BOOK WILL REPORT AND DISCUSS CASE HISTORIES AND 'HORROR STORIES' OF CORRUPTION, BIAS, FAVORITISM, AND BRIBERY ON GOING IN NEW YORK COURTS FOR DECADES. THE BOOK WILL LIKEWISE REVEAL THE CONDUCT OF CROOKED ATTORNEYS AND THEIR CLIENTS IN CONCERT WHO ACTIVELY SHORT-CUT THE LEGAL SYSTEM AND CONTAMINATE THE COURTS AND SOME OF THE JUDICIARY TO SERVE THEIR OWN ILLEGAL AGENDAS RESULTING IN UNJUST AND CRIMINAL-AND RICO STYLE GAINS. OVER THE NEXT FEW MONTHS AND BEFORE THE BOOK IS PUBLISHED… Continue

Added by Scamraider on November 4, 2009 at 1:57pm — No Comments

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