Posts tagged with ‘Money Tree’

Email Spam has Links to Scam Websites Hiding in Bona Fide Business Websites

October 19, 2019

Get Rich Quick Schemes Being Served From Comprimised Websites (probably) Today I got a few spam emails with spoofed “from” addresses of folks I know.  So what, it happens all the time…  But just for fun I decided to check them out.  They arrived in my Gmail, a catch-all system I use, not exclusively I […]

Estonian Spammer Forges CBS and The Guardian

December 12, 2012

Get Rich Quick Scam Forges Genuine News Agencies Web Pages I recently received two emails from a friend’s old Hotmail account, but to two of my email addresses. Probably, the account has been hacked as I could detect no spoofing in the emails’ headers.  These are the emails, with the email addresses blacked out. Initial […]

Good News on Google Scams – Consumers Get Money From FTC

September 12, 2012

Google Treasure Chest Pay Back to Innocent, Duped, Scammed Consumers It was over three years ago that I first came across a scam, centred around Pacific Webworks (PWW), mainly under the Google Treasure Chest and Google Money Tree monikers.  As I delved deeper, along with other folks, we came across the true scale of the […]

Dangerous EffectiveCleanse – and Scams Too!

October 21, 2009

PreScript Advice If you think you’ve had your bank ‘cleaned out’ by any of a multitude of ‘life cleanse’ or ‘colon cleanse’ type internet scams, there is only one real remedy… Ask for a charge-back against the company through you credit card company. Your reason, when asked, is that the company has either: Not adhered […]

Google Nevis Scam Comment Promotion

September 21, 2009

Introduction I’ve decided to make this comment into a new posting as the whole thing disturbs me somewhat.  The trick is in getting the title to fit.  I may change it after thinking about it, but the comment is too important to be buried.  Within my musings are a bunch of truths, improperly formed, but […]