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5 Tricks To Catch An Online Money Making Scam by akeentech(m): 7:34am On Jan 15, 2019
We are interested in making that extra buck for various reasons. It wouldn’t be a bad idea to make that money online, in the comfort of your sitting room.

Digital entrepreneur lifestyle is deeply appealing, that’s why we are flooded with numerous “make money online scams”. Over years of trials and errors, these online scammers have sharpened their craft and are more sophisticated and creative than before, however this article tries to show us tricks to detecting this Online money making scam.

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Scammers usually begin by gaining your confidence before striking to defraud you. Online money making scam is one of the fast rising schemes that scammers use.

It has been on for a while, yet a lot of people still fall this and loses their hard earned money to these unscrupulous elements. It isn’t exactly anymore to catch these scams as scanners are cunning and very convincing.

In the past year 62% of people have been the target of these scammers as shown by a research. With these tricks below, online money making scam will be easily detected.


Why would someone who you don’t know rush you to benefit from something? If you notice, you are being rushed or pressurized it’s probably a sign that you are being scammed.

These scammers understand human psychology, knowing that if you are being pressured you tend they evade your rational thought process and fall victim. This false sense of urgency clouds most people thoughts making them distracted, which they only recover when they transfer the money or do their bidding.

When you receive a mail, take time to thoroughly check the contents before taking an action. Type the keywords used in the email on the internet to check if it’s a known scam.

If you see details of your bank in the email, it’s advisable that you immediately contact your bank’s customer care number, not the one you see on the mail. Take your time to think things through and never make the mistake of making a move unless you are very certain your money will be in safe hands.

If the online business is really worth what they say it is, they won’t stoop as low as to mounting pressure on you. If you notice in any way that you are being pressured, that the offer won’t last forever and a bunch of other pressure phrases, simply back out it is an online Online money making scam.


Never give your personal data to anyone on the internet as this can be used to steal your identity and hard earned money. Once these crooks get hold of your personal identity, your name can be used to get other credit card and loans or they could possibly sell it to other scammers.

A lot of people make the mistake of giving their personal information when responding to either a pop-up message or an unsolicited email. As a matter of fact never make the mistake of giving anybody online your social security number.


Making money isn’t exactly easy, effort and time needs to be sacrificed in order to achieve the required result. If the deal is too good to be true immediately cut off from it before being lured in more by their “magic”.

Scammers know that a lot of people want to be beneficiaries of quick schemes of making money. They always make you believe they have the answers and secrets of making this money with little or no effort on her part.

Sometimes they insist that no one else needs to know. This bait of easy money is distracts their prey from their main goal of getting your personal and financial information.


This is very logical; any business must have people who perform tasks. If the transaction is legit, such information must be made available from the start of the interaction.

If such information is not clear at all, it is advisable that you back up from such a deal. You must know what exactly it is you are paying your hard earned cash for.

It’s only right that you know what exactly you are buying and an example of what your returns will look like.

Another way these scammers do this is that, they lure you in by showing you a sales page. A lot of people get immediately convinced that it’s real at this point.

Then they ask for payment of the real secret (inside information) of this business. Immediately back out as there’s no secret to making money online. It’s a process that requires a skill, practice and hard word to achieve success.

These scammers leave you in the dark on how the business works or if it even works at all. Most times all you get is fake testimonials and fake comments.


When you enter any online business website, it is necessary that you check the comment section. You may likely see a lot of comments.

It’s highly advisable that you click on the comment section. If clicking on them doesn’t open the page it’s obviously a scam, the comments seen are nothing but a photo-shopped image.

Clicking on these fake comments can also take you to a different page. A legit site gives room for comments to account owners.

When you comment, give it a day or two for their response to verify. In situations where the site doesn’t have a lot of comments and user engagements, that’s a positive sign for you.

It should also be noted that some legitimate online business websites don’t have the comment section. This is largely due to the task of replying to comments and moderating spam and comments and its cost. Sites with large traffic hardly consider the comment section or even have one.


There a lot of criminals on the internet waiting to take advantage of people. However the internet can be an avenue for getting online marketing gigs, legit work-at-home jobs and a few others.

With these few Online money making scam trick given above, you will be able to detect online money making schemes and save yourself.

Source: https://www.akeentech.com/5-tricks-to-catch-an-online-money-making-scam/

Re: 5 Tricks To Catch An Online Money Making Scam by abdulazeez1002(m): 7:40am On Jan 15, 2019
Some people will still fall tongue


Re: 5 Tricks To Catch An Online Money Making Scam by akeentech(m): 7:51am On Jan 15, 2019
Some people will still fall tongue

Sure, but who knows this might help someone there
Re: 5 Tricks To Catch An Online Money Making Scam by akeentech(m): 5:25pm On Jan 24, 2019
Lalasticlala please is there any reason why my thread couldn't make the front page, maybe I violated any rule thanks.

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