I've Tried That » Archive of ‘Known Scams’ Articles

Beware of Resume Scams When Looking for Work

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Resume scams are thriving thanks to a shaky economy that makes job-seekers unsure of themselves and their abilities. When you’re looking for work, take the time to do your research and ask the right questions.

Scam Alert: Is Your College or University a Diploma Mill?

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College should be one of the best times in your life. What it should not be is a diploma mill scam.

Pump-and-Dump Stock Scam Alert: Bollinger Report

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Bollinger Report is a scam investment tip website that propogates various pump-and-dump stock scams.

How to Create Your Own Online Scam

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Disclaimer: The following content is posted for educational purposes only. The suggestions provided below carry serious ethical, monetary, legal and possibly even biological (i.e., life-threatening) consequences. Please DO NOT try this at home.

How I Made – and Lost – Over $13,000 in an Investment Scam

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Halina recounts the time she fell victim to a “pump-and-dump” investment scam and has advice on how to avoid being taken in by one.

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