How to avoid scam

Excelboi By Excelboi, 8th Aug 2011 | Follow this author | RSS Feed | Short URL
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Few tips and ideas on how to avoid falling victim of scammer baits


What is scam?

Scam simply means been duped online either through money or products. In these present age,especially with the rapid popularity of internet, people engage in business which involves money and other valuables. A lot of scorn people are many online ready to milk you of your hard earned money by promising what they won't deliver.

How can i recognise scam?

Yeah, these particular question may have been bothering a lot of people out there on the net how they can recognise a scam website or a scamist. Well, to recognise a scam depend on your IQ and patience you are going to put into use. Below are some tips to recognise a scam website:

#- They give out offers that are eye-catching and inviting.

#- They give out some dollars for signing up with them or referring people. These is common among PTC,PTR sites who offers dollars for reading mails and for clicking ads which will waste a lot of your time.

#- No formal address or contact information except an email address or fake mobile number which won't be available.

#- Poor looking website with scanty information about them.

#- Sweet talking and posting images of dollar bills e.t.c

There are thousand ways to recognise scam but the most important is to have patience and get to read reviews about them.

How can i avoid scam?

Now the main aim of the post is how you can avoid been scammed! Firstly,before indulging into any business with an unknown person, try to get his contact infos incase something goes wrong along the way. Any website you see promising you how to get rich over night doing nothing or just investing your money to yield more within days i likely to be scam. In such case, don't wait a second to doubt there chances, they are looking for preys and victims that will fall for them

Scam is widely common among survey sites and ptc sites,although there are genuines one's among them but they are few and limited. Even if you are to order a product online, make sure the order is delivered first before paying, never allow anyone to tell you to trust them, i mean its online and you can't get to see the person.

Another measure to be taken is that, search for the website or the email address of the person you are dealing with in search engines such as google, they help a long way, as it will bring out results of reviews abotu such website. Go further into researching yourself and try to visit online forums to gain more insight about how to avoid scam baits.
I hope this helps!


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