Reports published on Hoax-Slayer are divided into topic categories to make it easy to locate information. Click the category title or “View Category” link to view listings in each category.
Links to reports about all types of scams.
Links to reports that discuss Facebook survey scams, like-farming scams, and other types of Facebook related fraudulent activity.
Links to reports about phishing scams that have targeted many different companies and financial institutions.
Links to reports about advance fee lottery scams and offer scams
Links to reports that discuss various phone scams.
Links to reports that discuss false claims about the deaths or injuries of celebrities or famous people.
Links to reports about malware attacks.
Links to reports that discuss circulating messages that are true but may be mistaken for hoaxes or scams.
Links to reports about all kinds of email, Internet, and social media hoaxes.
Links to reports that discuss false and misleading warnings and alerts that circulate via social media, SMS, and email.
Links to reports about fake-news and satirical stories and websites.
Links to reports about spam messages and tactics.
Links to occasional feature articles and pertinent news reports.
Links to jokes and humour pieces that circulate via email and social media.
Links to reports about older hoaxes, scams, and true stories. These messages may now be quite outdated and no longer in general circulation. However, they may still occasionally come your way and also retain some historical value.
A list of brief reports featuring examples of scam messages submitted to Hoax-Slayer since 2004.