scams

  1. beyazbayan

    Facebook Scams

    There are so many scams on facebook. Ones asking you to share and facebook will give money THEY NEVER DONATE this is a scam to encourage you to share and up their rating etc. Ones saying you can find out the truth about something but first share this posting DONT DO İT this is also a scam can be...
  2. bickern

    Surely these scams don't still work?

    I understand how in the early days many were fooled into replying to these sort of emails, and many were gullible enough to send thousands in the hope they would get a piece of the pie, although apart from being gullible and stupid, you would also have to be dishonest. What does cross my mind...
  3. bal canavar

    real estate scams alienate foreigners from Turkey

    New article in Today's Zaman I thought people might like to read. Frequent real estate scams alienate foreigners from Turkey Frequent problems and fraudulent activity relating to real estate across Turkey, in coastal tourist regions in particular, have alienated foreigners wanting to purchase...
  4. kemerkid

    Property scams in Turkey.

    At last it seems that the proprty scams involving Brits in Turkey have reached the attention of Turkeys main line press. It will be interesting to see how it developes. Today's Zaman Mobile Edition
  5. Yalides

    Friday 13th scams

    Beware. Had two emails this morning from scammers purporting to be banks advising account problems and asking for personal details. F**k off was not the answer they were looking for methinks. This came through a throwaway email address I use.
  6. northpole

    Avoid The Scams

    Many visiters entering Turkey must be aware of certian behaviour that looks out of the ordinary.Turkey is a place to enjoy if one knows what to look out for not to get in a worrying situation that can ruin more then one's holiday. Here is a link to the many scams in Turkey .Travel Safely Around...
  7. M

    Turkey property scams again

    If anyone, has been blatantly cheated by a UK property investment broker, I really recommend that you make an anonymous post and tell your story anonomously, even briefly on this forum. First of all, it helps with the anger and second I have referred some journalists to this forum, just so that...
  8. D

    Beware phone shop scams Dalyan

    Loads of shops have now sprung up selling Turkcell/AVEA phones, kontors, dongles etc. This last week we have been cheated by two of them. Bought and paid 100tl for a new dongle in main street which was not activated for 5 days, after going back twice and complaining we threatened them with...
  9. JEANNIE

    Scams

    As some of you know my mum died on the 18th april 2012. My mum was one of those who replied with money , cheques, postal orders etc to those scam letters through the post, you know the ones where they promise you that you have won x amount of money if you send us x amount to release the funds...
  10. C

    British Man jailed in Northern Cyprus for Property Scams

    Finally.. some justice being dished out although the sentence doesn't reflect the misery this man brought to many people. The link below is from my local newspaper and the man in question has a very dubious past. Club boss Gary Robb jailed for villas fraud - Local News - News - Gazette Live
  11. Mushtaq

    Boiler Room Scams

    Boiler Room Scams - what they are and how to avoid them As you know, we take our customers' financial security very seriously. So, we wanted to tell you a bit about so-called Boiler Room Scams, and how best to avoid them. There's no need to worry in particular - but as the saying goes...
  12. A

    THE SWEETHEART SCAMS - a little bit of advice

    THE SWEETHEART SCAMS - a little bit of advice The sweetheart scam is one of the most devastating scams of all. The victim will not only lose money, a car, property, a business, be left responsible for enormous debt, they will often suffer psychologically and emotional. The sense of betrayal one...
  13. Briand

    Property Scams in Cyprus

    Just like to say a friend of ours their Daughter and Husband purchased land and had a villa built in Cyprus last year and just before Xmas found out its a scam and it looks like they lost it all to the tune of over £150 thousand pounds cant go to much in to detail because of legal reasons. Its...
  14. John O' Dreams

    Property Scams: Disinterest from press

    Seems that the local press weren't interested in this story: N.I. Families Fall Victim of Scam They dreamed of a holiday home in Estepona, over one hundred families from Northern Ireland. Four years later, their deposits, amounting to over 6 million euros, have all disappeared. Now, after all...
  15. ted j

    2 New scams

    Just had these sent to me via email. Hi all, This has been passed on via another Force area through our own Fraud Department In Wiltshire Constabulary, and it is a very convincing SCAM. We have been asked to disseminate the information as widely and as quickly as we can through Neighbourhood...
  16. barry budd

    african scams

    this is a good one HELLO MY BELOVED IN THE LORD. I AM MRS. ELIZABETH ESTHER BOATENG, FROM REPUBLIC OF IRELAND, BORN IN THE STATE OF OHIO USA. I AM LEGALLY MARRIED TO MR. JOHN BOATENG, A GHANAIN CITIZEN BORN BROUGHT UP IN SWITZERLAND, I LIVE IN SWITZERLAND WITH MY HUSBAND FOR 32 YEARS BEFORE...
  17. E

    Let's end the Tapu Scams

    Hi everyone, I've just joined this forum because I am campaigning on behalf of people who are victims of Tapu rip-offs. I am looking for people who are willing to tell their story to the British press and have their photo taken. I have been in touch with the British and Turkish Governments and...
  18. Mushtaq

    5 rotten property scams

    This time it's in the UK :) The National Landlords Association imposters Phantom rental properties Property investment courses Land Registry property fraud Sale and rent back The top 5 rotten property scams!
  19. ZiaCa'

    Tapu Scams - Zaman Article

    Looks like someone's getting a ball rolling....it might be a very big one if he gets support from the many people that have been scammed! Organized crime: Bodrum, Didim and other cities with deed scams- BERK ÇEKTİR
  20. yalicat

    Take A Break reports on Turkey propery scams

    2 page article in this weeks TAB about people being ripped of when buying in Turkey, looks like the press is starting to publicise the pitfalls and warning potential buyers.
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