Category: Dodgy Products

  • Spurious Awards Scam

    The “Spurious Award Scam” is a vanity-targetted scam, similar to the “Who’s Who” scam where you are to be honored by inclusion in an index of the Brightest and Best, but in the small print is a small charge for inclusion. This scam ionvolves businesses being ‘awarded’ some supposed honor, involving a certificate, and what […]


    An Own-Your-Own Website Business Opportunity where consumers would make money from links to major retailers was halted by the FTC. An operation that lured consumers into spending thousands of dollars for Internet websites and advertising by misrepresenting that they could make lots of money by linking the sites to major retailers. The court ordered a […]

  • Dont try to scam Scamdex, Ok?

    I give my cellphone number out to very few people. Friends, relatives, Scamdex-related business and the occasional on-line order, if they insist. So when I get a call, it’s normally someone I know personally or business. So I was surprised to get a call from an outfit called ‘Auction Profits LLC’ ( , asking me […]

  • What the heck is Jig-a-Loo?

    According to their website http://www.jigaloo,com), Jig-A-Loo is a revolutionary new product that combines the power of a lubricant with a water repellent. Unlike any other lubricant, it contains no oil, grease, wax or detergent, so it doesn’t stain or stink. It stops squeaks, unsticks just about anything, protects against rust, and is an exceptional water […]