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Types of scams

There are many type of scams; casino, moving, phone call scams, insurance, protection etc. Below are top common categories. If you thing we must list another, please contact us.

Classified scams

Classified scams trick online shoppers on classified websites into thinking they are dealing with a legitimate contact but it is actually a scammer.

False billing

False billing scams request you or your business to pay fake invoices for directory listings, advertising, domain name renewals or office supplies that you did not order.

Health & medical products

Health and medical product scams may sell you healthcare products at low prices that you never receive, or make false promises about their ‘cure-all’ products, medicines and treatments.

Mobile premium services

Scammers create SMS competitions or trivia scams to trick you into paying extremely high call or text rates when replying to an unsolicited text message on your mobile or smart phone.

Online shopping scams

Online shopping scams involve scammers pretending to be legitimate online sellers, either with a fake website or a fake ad on a genuine retailer site.

Overpayment scams

Overpayment scams work by getting you to ‘refund’ a scammer who has sent you too much money for an item you are selling.

Psychic & clairvoyant

Psychic and clairvoyant scams are designed to trick you into giving away your money, usually offering ‘help’ in exchange for a fee.

Moving scams

You need to move your things. More information about moving scams.