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  1. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    There is a "woman" who's Facebook account name is Sophia Jackson claiming I have a liability in the UAE. She has my old work address and I was able to leave Dubai the last time I was there 2 years ago. Has anyone heard of her?
  2. Articles: Americas
    Expats in the United States needing help with immigration matters are being urged to be on the lookout for scams as a new initiative is launched to combat scams. Not all migrant services are legitimate, with many who advertise being unauthorised practitioners. While they mean well, all too many...
  3. Articles: Americas
    Immigration and citizenship officials in Canada are warning of a particularly nasty national telephone scam where the callers threaten people with arrest and deportation. The callers claim to be from officers from Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) and say they are calling to collect...
  4. Guides
    People seeking a visa to live and work in Australia are being warned about the pitfall of scams, especially connected to the popular 457 skilled worker visa. The Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) says that applicants should be aware of their responsibilities and obligations...
  5. Articles: Americas
    US officials are warning that while many people offer help with immigration services, unfortunately, not all are authorized to do so and visa applicants need to be aware of scammers. ‘While many of these unauthorized practitioners mean well, all too many of them are out to rip you off. This is...
  6. Philippines Expat Forum
    My very first introduction to a well plotted out scam was in Subic Bay, I exited the main gate for a huge squadron party and so I was in a good mood, a Philippine man approached me with a hat similar to mine a unit hat and he mentioned that he was my taxi driver and as we were walking he kept...
  7. Egypt Expat Forum for Expats Living in Egypt
    FYI, forwarded from CairoScholars:
  8. Introductions
    We have a bed and breakfast in Huatulco Mexico which is for sale due to health problems. Scams are common with international real estate but a new one just came into our in box. This person wanted to buy our property sight unseen.. first clue something was amiss. Then went on to tell us how...
  9. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Hi everyone, wondering if anybody can help me.. Im a 21 year old woman and been offered a job in Dubai which I am really excited about but wondering if it is too good to be true, and whether it is legit? I put my CV on Bayt a few days ago, the following day I got a phone call from somebody...
  10. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Realizing that I will probably not be able to secure any credit when I first arrive, I am trying to determine what type of car I will be able to purchase for cash. Using autotrader UK I see that there are many choices that seem very inexpensive for decent cars: - 2001 Renault Scenic with 52k...
  11. Coffee Lounge
    had an email from a friend in NZ yesterday, Saturday evening he received one of these calls, so he put his young daughter on the line, she sat there saying 'speak up I can't hear you' for several minutes till the Indian caller finally gave up. Not so funny for the many people who have been...
  12. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Has anyone out there had any dealings with this home based business?
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