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There are broadly two kinds of malefactors. One is the knife-wielding maniac who robs you of your cell phone or watch and then there is the online crook. The former can be pretty easy to track down. All it needs is a bit of nifty police work. The latter, swaddled in the anonymous folds of the Internet, is practically impossible to pin down. He is truly the man with a thousand faces. And yes, he can be very dangerous. To make people aware of the menace of online scams, iYogi has brought out its iYogi Scam Alerts series.

The mission behind ‘iYogi Scam Alerts’ is to disseminate information about various kinds of Internet scams amongst the web populace. The potential for misusing the web has always existed. The most effective aspect of the Internet is the anonymity it affords online conmen. Using this shield, they use their skills to manipulate the unwary and bilk them of their savings. But with iYogi Scam Alerts, they face a formidable deterrent as people can now read and get to know all about the dirty tricks they use for their cons.

There is no dearth of scamsters on the Internet. In fact the web is manna from heaven for all shades of Internet crooks out to make a fast buck. Some of the more well-known Internet scams include the Nigerian 419 scam, fake antivirus scam, online dating scam, fake cheque scam, etc. Each year thousands of people lose money to Internet conmen. As more and more countries join the information superhighway, life seems to be becoming easier for these crooks. They can go any lengths to coax, wheedle or even threaten web users to part them from their savings. ‘iYogi Scam Alerts’ has instances of e-mails they use to send their victims. Not all of them are pleasant. There are people who have lost all their savings to these scammers. It’s no use going to the police. Most of them operate from offshore locations and can never be brought to book. Read iYogi Scam Alerts to learn how to surf the web safely. By reading it, you might just prevent your money from passing through your hands and ending up in an anonymous account in Nigeria!

Report A Scam

Tweet iYogi gives you an opportunity to register a scam or fraud related complaints, you might have encountered. You can share or register your actual experience pertaining to a scam/ fraud with iYogi, by filling up iYogi’s report a scam form. Follow iYogi Scam Alert series to learn more. At iYogi we deliver services that are class apart. We offer an interactive way to our customers to report a scam/... Read More »

iYogi Warns about the Online Scams

Tweet iYogi, an on-demand remote tech support services, aims to prevent users from online threats. The company warns the Internet users to be wary of online scams. Thus, they launch a series of ‘iYogi Scam Alerts’ in order to keep one informed about the most prevalent scams. Reasons for the Rapid Growth of Online Scams In this digital era, the Internet has become a necessity for all of us. It acts... Read More »

iYogi Scam Alerts: How Inheritance Scams empty your bank account

Tweet iYogi Scam Alerts notify about the inheritance scam in this a person or a group of scammers try to cheat people by sending them scam e-mails, claiming that their close ones or a deceased relative has left some inheritance for them and they need to send their personal information like bank account number, credit card and passport information etc. They represent themselves to be genuine either... Read More »

iYogi Scam Alerts: How to avoid online video scam?

Tweet iYogi revealed a scam alerts review on online videos. Video scam banks upon the Internet users who can easily be trapped by clicking supposedly an unknown video link, finding it to be of interest. These types of links are just like a malware, which spreads in a random fashion once clicked. The malicious web links might install fake antivirus software that is capable of tracing the users’ personal... Read More »

iYogi Scam Alerts – Shoppers!!! Things to do to evade Mystery Shoppers Scam

Tweet Mystery Shoppers Scam targets shopaholics with mails, ads and messages regarding mystery shopping jobs, and promise them hefty payment for their service. Scammers send fake cheque and ask shoppers to return the extra money. The victim loses money and time working it’s hard to trace scammers, as they use fake names and IDs. iYogi has taken initiatives to warn users about Mystery Shoppers Scam... Read More »

iYogi Scam Alerts wary you of Online Software Scams

Tweet As the number of Internet users has increased, it has helped proliferation of such scams as online software scams. Software piracy is conducted through numerous channels in the online world; it includes auction sites and many other websites such as Google, Yahoo, etc. Many people are very careless in handling software and computers. So, iYogi has released iYogi scam alerts which aims at educating... Read More »

iYogi Scam Alerts on Phone Scams through phishing calls

Tweet iYogi has released an alert on phone scams. In iYogi’s report they had given some tips to stay safe from phone scams. They are: guard against unsolicited calls and never divulge personal or financial details to any unsolicited caller. Also don’t agree to purchase anything over the phone, always insist on proper documents. Always use credit card instead of debit card when you agree to buy... Read More »

iYogi Scam Alerts: Be mindful of domain name scam

Tweet Owing a domain name helps an organization get an independent space and it enables visitors to locate the organization more easily. Taking advantage of this, online scammers are now targeting companies and individuals via e-mails or phone calls. The scammers lure users into buying domains or renewing their existing domains. The users end up losing their money as no buying or renewing takes place.... Read More »

iYogi Scam Alert Informs You About Fake Antivirus Scam

Tweet Scammers, hackers and identity thieves exploit the excessive concern of Internet users about security and virus threats. They act like a group for selling fake antivirus and culling out the personal information of PC users. This organized fraud perpetrated by scammers, hackers and identity thieves is now known as fake antivirus scam. In this scam, a computer user will see a triangular pop-up... Read More »

iYogi Scam Alerts: Fake Check Scams Cause Irreparable Loss

Tweet Before planning to sell anything via the Internet, you need to take note of the threat posed by fake check scammers. The scammers trap their victims by offering a higher amount for the product on sale. The payment is done through fake checks. The scammers convince the sellers to wire back the additional amount citing reasons like shipment charges etc. Only after the check bounces do the sellers... Read More »

iYogi Scam Alert: Online Dating Scams

Tweet Seeking romance on a dating site is thrilling but risky. There are a variety of scams abound, including the almost always “advance-fee” scams. iYogi endeavors to expose such fraudulent online dating scams. A person claiming to be a pretty woman will act flirtatious, then somehow work into the conversation a request for money. The money will allegedly be for needed medical care, or... Read More »

iYogi Scam Alert: Nigerian or 419 Internet Fraud and Scams

Tweet Nigerian or “419” fraud is a scam where victims receive emails from Nigeria offering them a large payout if they help the author illegally transfer money out of the country. The author promises to send the victim a check or wire payment and asks for personal information, such as bank account numbers. The victim is then asked to deposit the amount and mail the author a percentage, often claiming... Read More »