Scams & Hoaxes
Frauds, Scams & Hoaxes
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NEVER forward a known hoax to anyone.
hoaxes are described herein, most are not. Normally we only add hoaxes to this site when a
client (or even a non-client) asks about it. Detailed
information can be gained by following the extensive links to
expert hoax debunking sites.*
you know why Kentucky Fried Chicken changed their name to KFC,
or have you heard about the used Heroine needles in a McDonald's
you hear about Hillary Clinton and her Black Panther buddies?
Did you know that African-Americans will loose their right to
vote in 2007?
that you won't be drafted into the military because you're the
only child? Did you hear that AOL has merged with Intel AND Microsoft?
that international driver's license sound like a good solution
to the suspension of your driver's license last week?
hold on bucko... all is not as it seems...
Read Before Entering for the First Time...
*The following expert hoax
debunking sites are extensively cited herein.
of the information presented and linked here has been researched
by the U.S.
Department of Energy's CIAC Division and reported on their Hoaxbusters web site. As CIAC seems to prove by it's involvement,
the U.S. Government is concerned that hoaxes at least somewhat
interfere with the smooth operation of government.
extensive research by snopes.com creators, Barbara and
David Mikkelson, is cited and linked throughout. Snopes.com lists
specific sources for each report, and ranks each legend as "true",
"false", or "undetermined or ambiguous". Snopes.com
has proven it's credibility to be beyond reproach.
About.com, the site that seems to know everything
about everything, and TruthOrFiction.com have also been extensively
quoted and linked to.
sources include the U.S.
Scam-o-Rama.com, The Make-A-Wish Foundation, the National Center for Missing & Exploited
the FDA Center
for Devices and Radiological Health, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Americas Most Wanted, National Fraud Information Center, QuackWatch, and the New York City Police Department.
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