I Hate Scams

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    Home Depot Scam

    home depot scam A"heads up" for those men (and some women) who may be regular Home Depot customers. Over the last month I became a victim of a clever scam while out shopping. Simply going out to get supplies has turned out to be quite traumatic. Don't be naive enough to think...
    slugbugged slugbugged
    31-35, M
    9 Responses May 5, 2011
    OddButResilient OddButResilient
    51-55, M
    Feb 10, 2016

    A Scammer Named Gepetto Jackson.

    Gepetto Jackson has ruined my life and dreams here is how it all happened. He met my mom in florida he lives in orlando. his real name is Andre Vann he will scam people who want to model, act and sing. he claims he is related to Michael jackson he says Jermaine Jackson is his dad...
    ashleyjo1 ashleyjo1
    18-21, F
    13 Responses Mar 19, 2013

    Luck 64 is a scam. He wants you to think he's

    rich. Come on a rich guy on here. I want put all what wrong so they don't change it they will go to a new name but know it's a scam. They want your phone number. How stupid to give anyone your number. Have you ever heard of stranger danger. How stupid do they think we are.
    jeankachew jeankachew
    56-60, F
    2 Responses Feb 21, 2015

    Last night my partner brought two people to my

    home, saying they wanted to talk about 'business'. Now, my partner has fallen on hard times, and is probably a little vulnerable. But I am not, and those humans insulted my intelligence by thinking I would fall for their get rich scheme. I finally got so mad, I chased them from...
    deleted deleted
    Sep 29, 2015

    Apparently my name and physical address are

    under federal investigation once again according to the IRS agent with strong foreign accent but typical Anglo-Saxon sounding name. The voicemail told me to not disregard this message. So I did not. I reported it to the website set up to report IRS impersonators.
    JoannaBe JoannaBe
    41-45, F
    Oct 22, 2015

    Ways to Avoid Payment Scams in Exporting Heavy

    Equipment Axis Capital Group, a company which sells and rents heavy equipment has been delivering, exporting and importing capital machineries since 1999. The company has now expanded to Jakarta, Indonesia and has gained avid support from our clients and partners. But what is...
    celenholt celenholt
    36-40, F
    Aug 25, 2015
    opg360 opg360
    22-25, M
    May 12, 2014


      I really get pissed at diet scams. You go to a "legit" site, thinkin you're going to get REAL information..then ...all of a sudden, at the bottom of the screen you've got to send in money to get the "secret info" on the weight loss miracle. Puh-leeze...
    lostprophet lostprophet
    22-25, F
    Mar 14, 2009

    perer as someone with this username ask anybody

    else for money does anybody else know if its a scam
    RealSouthernGentleman RealSouthernGentleman
    51-55, M
    1 Response Apr 21, 2015

    Wow guys just look at this.

    Have you seen those adverts/commercials on TV that go on for half an hour about "Proactive Plus"? The acne cream stuff?? Well just check out the reviews here http://www.acne.org/proactiv-solution-acne-treatment-system-reviews-91/ Holy f*cking ****. And they have celebrities...
    HannahSavannah HannahSavannah
    22-25, F
    Mar 9, 2016

    The Lucrative Bloating Of The American Prison Population Through Excessive Sentences For Minor Offenses

    In an international chat site, I entered a discussion of why the American prison system has so many people locked up per 10,000 population. It turns out that the USA has five times the lock up rate of Communist China. I and the others who were a part of that discussion learned...
    m108rfd m108rfd
    56-60, M
    Sep 16, 2013

    This foreign lady rang up claiming to be from

    the government and that she needs out details to sort something out and of course since my mum worked for the government she started asking the lady all these questions about her job and it was hilarious! Eventually the lady hung up đŸ˜‚đŸ˜‚đŸ˜‚
    AReadingWriter AReadingWriter
    16-17, F
    1 Response Mar 16, 2016

    There's nothing worse

    than a person who exploits another human for their own benefit. Horrible.
    MrSmite MrSmite
    26-30, M
    Feb 8, 2014

    My Email Box

        i hate scams . especially ones that come into my email box . i am thinking of doing a private email  address box thingy .
    deleted deleted
    Dec 4, 2009

    I feel so stupid now.

    I got this phone call claiming to be from the IRS. They asked whether I still lived at my previous address. I said I had moved. They said that I had committed a crime by not informing the IRS of the new address. They said that they had mailed me stuff about numerous mistakes in...
    JoannaBe JoannaBe
    41-45, F
    4 Responses Mar 12, 2015

    Tripple Ggrr!

    And those who prey on the elderly are the worst!!!! Just try and act human for once and leave ppl alone. Lottery scams, contests, whatever, just get a real job like the rest of us or find yourself a high bridge... don't forget to blow me a kiss on the way down!
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality
    36-40, F
    Sep 9, 2008
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