06.12.10

Very dumb scams – janesgrantblog.com

Posted in Scams at 3:14 pm by blog

So a bunch of sites i use seem to have advert banners offering “government grants”…

One of these linked to www.janesgrantblog.com which claims to be written by someone in the uk who received several thousand in free government grants… The site even tries to guess where you are based on the IP address, and claims the person who wrote the site actually live there… If you access it from different IPs, the content of the site changes!

Only, she received her grant money in US DOLLARS… Now why would the UK government pay out grants in US currency? Not only that, but in order to get the “information” on how to claim these grants, you have to pay a fee which is also in USD… Now how stupid would someone have to be to fall for such an incompetent scam as this?

FYI: the actual page is www.janesgrantblog.com/uk.php?t202id=74508&t202kw=GUK112728 as the front page of the site seems not to have any content…