1. AlphaAtlas

    Scammers Blackmail YouTubers with Copyright Claims

    Motherboard reports that some scammers are using YouTube's "three strikes" takedown policy to extort money from legitimate YouTube channels. While the larger profile of popular channels might offer some protection, smaller channels seem to be particularly exposed. The ~8000-subscriber...
  2. cageymaru

    How Scammers in China Manipulate Amazon and Its Shoppers

    Scammers in China will do anything to move up the list of bestsellers on Amazon. They will attack other sellers on the eCommerce site with fake reviews by purchasing the competitor's products and then returning them with complaints. This will kill sales for weeks until Amazon realizes what is...
  3. FrgMstr

    GoFundMe Homeless Vet Scammers Get Visit from Johnny Law

    No charges have been filed yet against this couple that put together a GoFundMe campaign for this homeless man that helped them out of a scrape on night. Katie McClure and Mark D'Amico then put together a fundraising drive that brought in over $400,000. Although Bobbitt did get about between...
  4. L

    Query ~ Your alternative to eBay for Sellers?

    Sorry if this the wrong place for this, but it seems pertinent... I've been selling on eBay for just over twenty years now (not tech stuff) and it seems that nearly every year eBay does something to make the buyer/seller relationship worse - and increasingly dysfunctional. Small sellers always...