Urban Legends and Myths
- Hoax Busters
- Official Title: The CIAC Internet Hoax and Chain Letter pages.
Debunk your favorite hoax, but also learn the history of internet
hoaxes and how to recognize them, and what to do when you find
- Looks Too Good To Be True
- This site focuses on different types of fraud and how to avoid being a victim on fraud. Includes an "Are You at Risk?" test, Consumer Alerts, Victim Stories, additional resources for fraud protection, and more. The site is sponsored by a partnership that includes the United States Postal Inspection Service, the FBI, the Inernet Crime Complaint Center, and others.
This site is maintained by the FBI and is also a good source for computer scams including phishing.
- Urban Legends Reference Page
- Did you know that Coca-Cola was originally green? It's True!
Really! Check it out at this web site -- and while you're there,
be sure to notice that sources are used to prove or disprove
This is the Snopes/Urban Legends page. It is one of the best
sources for urban legends including computer scams and phishing.
- Urban Legend Zeitgeist
- Bill Gates is giving away more money! Forward this email to
get your share! The unique features of this collection are the "Pro" and "Con" websites.