Debunking email hoaxes and exposing Internet scams since 2003!
About and Privacy
Updated and Popular Articles
Apple Store Account Phishing Scam
Emails purporting to be from Apple claim that the recipient must follow a link to verify his or her Apple Store account and billing details or risk having the account deactivated.
New US Presidential Coins Omit "In God We Trust"?
Protest message claims that "In God We Trust" was intentionally omitted from the new United States Presidential $1 Coins issued in 2007.
Facebook Sweepstakes Advance Fee Scam
Email purporting to be from the "Facebook Team" claims that the recipient has won $100,000 in the Facebook Sweepstakes and needs to report to the nearest Facebook Office to arrange collection of the prize.
Hoax: HIV Infected Blood In Pepsi
Circulating messages warn people not to drink Pepsi because a Pepsi worker has contaminated bottles with his HIV infected blood.
'DGTFX Virus' Email Account Phishing Scam
Messages purporting to be from Yahoo, BT Internet, Hotmail and other email service providers claim that a DGTFX virus has been detected in the recipient's email folders and he or she must reply with account details or risk account deactivation.
Hoax - June 2012 - 5 Fridays, 5 Saturdays and 5 Sundays
Circulating message claims that June 2012 will feature 5 Fridays, 5 Saturdays and 5 Sundays, a configuration that occurs only once every 823 years.