Introduction. How to report a Fraud Cheat Website.

There are endless methods adopted on the internet by cheating sites to swindle you of your money. You must be careful when buying anything from such websites on the internet.

One method to protect yourself when buying is to not buy anything from that site if they are soliciting direct payment with a Credit Card. If the payment is via PayPal then you might do so because you can raise a dispute through PayPal if you are being cheated. Alternately use escrow payment service.

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There are many more methods to deceive by thieves on the internet. Another very popular and misused method is to send cheat emails offering false products and fool the honest visitors.

You can send the details of the hoax email received by you to multidb @ detailing the internet fraud organisation's methods and we shall publish that here so that the public is alerted and does not respond to such messages.

Fake Spam Emails can have:-

  • The mail address doesn't end with the website address.
  • The email is from a free web mail address or a fraud address.
  • The email does not address you with proper name and uses a non specific greeting like "dear customer".
  • Threats / warnings that unless you take immediate action your account will be / may be closed is a real fraud.
  • A prominent website link to pretend they are a good website. These may be either forged or seem very similar to the proper address, but even a single character's difference means a different website, a fraud organisation..
  • Do not reply to requests for personal information such as user name, password or bank details, or your residential address.
  • The email contains spelling and grammatical errors, so the sender is unrelaible, uneducated and a fraudster.
  • You weren't expecting to get an email from the company that appears to have sent it.
  • The entire text of the email is contained within an image rather than the usual text format, a sure sign of fraud.
  • The image contains an embedded hyperlink to a bogus site.

    Action to take on receipt of fraud / scam email

  • Do not click on any links in the fraud / scam email.
  • Do not reply to the fraud email or contact the senders in any way.
  • Should you have clicked on a link in the fraud email, do not supply any information on the website that may open.
  • Do not click any of the attachments that have arrived with the fraud email.