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Surface Protection Plus

Published on November 8th, 2013 by TINA

We got this spam email advertising “Surface Protection Plus,” which is a . . . something. The website doesn’t ever explain quite what Surface Protection Plus is, but it appears to be some kind of floor ... Read More


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The Franklin Prosperity Report

Published on October 31st, 2013 by TINA

Newsmax Media, a website that claims to be a news site, sells newsletter subscriptions and is currently pitching the Franklin Prosperity Report as a way to get “Free Stuff and Great Bargain Adventures for People Over ... Read More


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Stocktips.com Penny Stocks

Published on October 29th, 2013 by TINA

Invests.com is advertising penny stock reports from Stocktips.com. According to the SEC, the term “penny stock” (also micro-cap stock) “generally refers to a security issued by a very small company that trades at less than $5 ... Read More


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Shake Weight

Published on October 25th, 2013 by TINA

We know, we know. But Shake Weight does advertise itself as a way to trim up your arms, and we’re here to check out ad claims. And according to a ground-breaking and much-needed study published in ... Read More


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Dolphin Intertrade Corporation

Published on October 23rd, 2013 by TINA

The FDA has issued a warning letter to Dolphin Intertrade Corporation because the company is allegedly marketing supplements that contain an unapproved prescription drug ingredient. According to the FDA, Dolphin markets the supplements Jadera and Xiyouji ... Read More


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T.A. Sciences

Published on October 22nd, 2013 by TINA

Telomeres — the protective end-caps on your DNA — could be the secret to keeping you young, claims T.A. Sciences in their pitch for TA-65. Among other claims, T.A. Sciences says that a double-blind study of ... Read More


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The Biblical Money Code

Published on October 21st, 2013 by TINA

Imagine if you had a secret code for making money . . . a code buried deep within Biblical text. A code that certain investment titans have quietly exploited to amass billions. And what if this ... Read More


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You Have Exceeded the Email Quota Limit

Published on October 18th, 2013 by TINA

We were forwarded this suspicious looking e-mail that pretends to be from Google, telling you that you’ve exceeded the e-mail quota limit. Something is pretty fishy, considering that a quota is a limit to begin with, ... Read More


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Instant Check Mate

Published on October 16th, 2013 by TINA

We recently received this e-mail. Our software prevents us from opening any of the links, but right off the bat it looks fishy. Here’s why: Public arrest records are already, well, public. How you can find ... Read More


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Degree Solutions

Published on October 15th, 2013 by TINA

It appears this is not so much an ad for an online bachelor's degree as it is a portal to other ads. ... Read More


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All Consumer Health News

Published on October 10th, 2013 by TINA

This online advertisement takes you to www.allconsumerhealthnews.com, a website that indeed looks a lot like a consumer health news site. It is not. It is an advertisement, as disclosures at the top and bottom of the ... Read More


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Instagram Food Pics

Published on October 8th, 2013 by TINA

Video plays on CBS’s site. So remember: Those tasty-looking pies you see on Instagram might be a compensated advertisement for a bakery or restaurant. Crafty marketers know you tune out most ads, but you do pay ... Read More


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Wellness Support Network

Published on October 7th, 2013 by TINA

Wellness Support Network sells dietary supplements, including a supplement for diabetes, on its website realfoodnutrients.com. Among other claims, Wellness Support Network says that the benefits of its diabetes supplement “Glucose Support Formula” include: – Helps Get ... Read More


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NoMoreRack.com

Published on October 3rd, 2013 by TINA

We got this e-mail from a (probably hacked) reader: Hi tips, Last week, I sent you $10 gift card. If you’re considering taking a look at nomorerack, I would suggest that you don’t wait much longer ... Read More


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Lasik Vision Institute

Published on September 30th, 2013 by TINA

We recently received an e-mail advertising services from the Lasik Vision Institute (LVI). Our anti- software blocked all of the links in the e-mail, which was a red flag, but going to the company’s website through ... Read More


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Reumofan

Published on September 26th, 2013 by TINA

USA TODAY published an investigation of popular arthritis supplement Reumofan this week — an investigation that found, basically, you want to stay away from Reumofan. [C]onsumers who buy Reumofan products are risking dangerous side effects and ... Read More


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