True Capital Pro Forex Cold Call Scam

I just received a call claiming to be from True Capital Pro. They claim to be based in Covent Garden in London but it sounded like a Philippines call centre. They claim to have exclusive software that scans the markets 20 times per second. They said I’d responded to a current campaign looking for a […]

Your Account Is Locked Scam SMS

I received this SMS today from +61 448 111 215 Your account is locked. Proceed with additional verification. https://online-banking-nab.com/.cgi scam SMS text message This is a scam. What are the clues? It’s from a random Australian mobile number. Banks don’t use mobile numbers to send messages. The domain looks like NAB but it is actually […]

Scam Lottery Winner SMS

If you play lotteries you already have a way of being notified if you win. If you don’t play lotteries you can’t win and any message about winning is a scam. Here are the scams I receive. Comment below with yours. If you don’t want to use your email address to comment, please use [number-you-are-reporting]@wealthesteem.org […]

Is this Investment Call a Scam?

You’ve just received a phone call on your mobile (a.k.a. cell) phone. The nice person on the end of the line is lovely, polite, smart and caring. They care deeply about you and they have amazing investment opportunities for their clients. It’s very rude to assume this nice person is a fraud, thief or scammer. […]

No Bitcoin for Sir John Key Former NZ PM

Sir John Key, the former Prime Minister of New Zealand has never invested in Bitcoin. He is not promoting cryptocurrency. If you see it on your news feed or on a website it’s a scam. Scammers on social media Facebook and Twitter and other sites have set up fake websites to look like the New […]

FTOCapital.com Scam

I received a call today from 03 9077 1873 claiming to be from  Financials Trading Online with a pitch exactly the same as HQ Brokers.  I’m not sure if H Q Brokers have pivoted to a new name or a different scammer driving this call. It’s a different scammer from H Q Brokers. It was obviously […]

Scammer Phone Numbers

I’m putting a list of phone numbers used by scammers to call me. Note this list is for people who’s offers seem too good to be true, or breach Australian cold-calling, do-not-call or solicitation laws. Telemarketers are on the Telemarketer Phone Numbers list. +61 2 8206 9200 02 8206 9200 – Free iPhone promotion Scam […]

eBay scammers and phishing

kasia in a nutshell had the unpleasant experience of a scammer using her lovely photo of a lake to sell some land on eBay. Follow her wonderfully nasty solution via the link, As an eBay Power Seller I hate throw away bidding accounts. But throwaway scammers are worse. It would have been tempting to bid […]