Never Miss Another Deal - Follow DansDeals on FacebookEveryone loves earning points and miles, and they should. It’s allowed me and many others to travel the world in first class and stay in five star resorts for free. The memories created from those trips as well as once in a lifetime moments like throwing out the first pitch of game 7 at the World Series in my hometown are truly priceless. But depending how you earn those points, some people end up paying a very high price. 5 years ago I wrote about a couple of scams that were being discussed on DDF. I was sent threats for writing about it, but something had to be done before others fell for scams like Sungames that promised impossible returns from a flimsy business plan and credit card farms that paid a lump sum for all of your personal information and the right to open credit cards in your name. I followed up on them 2 years ago after Sungames went up in flames, but sadly people kept on getting financially ruined by … [Read more...] about The Dark Side Of Earning Credit Card Points; PSA: Don’t Swipe For Others!
A few years ago I wrote about 2 “deals” that weren’t deals at all. MosheP helped expose Sungame on DDF which led to the first half of that post. After the post, a woman who invested in Sungame left a voicemail saying that it was a real deal and threatened that the article would “come back to haunt me” as there were “very very expensive and high class lawyers” who were going to “close down my whole page” as it was “costing them a lot of money.” Well Neil Chandran, the CEO of that company, was indicted last week for fraud and bilking “investors” (suckers?) from hundreds of thousands of dollars. And another get rich quick MLM bites the dust. For the past several years since that post there have continued to be ads on various websites and Twitter accounts promising up to $10,000 for handing over your social security number and letting a faceless company have their way with your credit. On DDF … [Read more...] about Revisiting Sungame And Credit Card Signup Farms; What Is Your Social Security Number Worth?
DansMeals: Hawaii For The Kosher Traveler:Part 1: General Info And The Island Of Oahu Part 2: The Big Island of HawaiiPart 3: Maui(Upcoming) Related posts:–Which Miles To Use To Fly To Hawaii?DansMeals: Los Angeles For The Kosher Traveler Previous trip reports with pictures:-Hawaii Trip Notes: Oahu (2009)Hawaii Trip Notes: Kauai (2009)Traveling To Hawaii…With A 5 Month Old (2011)The Hawaiian Islands (2011)And one of these days I really ought to write up a trip report on Maui and The Big Island. DDF forum threads:Hawaii Master Thread: General Questions And Which Island To Visit?Big Island Of Hawaii Master Thread-Kauai Master ThreadMaui Master Thread -Oahu Master ThreadThe 2nd most popular destination that people booked with the Delta glitch was Hawaii. More details can be found via the trip reports above, but this will give a quick overview of the options. If you’re flying to Hawaii in coach on the Delta glitch with your family you should look into the Gold Delta … [Read more...] about DansMeals: Hawaii For The Kosher Traveler. Part 3: Maui