Here are a collection of tools for investigating suspicious online content. Links with an asterix are tools that we found to be most valuable to investigate Internet fraud.
Understand Who Owns a Website/Domain, Where it is Located and How Old It Is:
3. Better WHOIS
4. Reverse IP Lookup*
5. 2-Letter Country Codes*
6. Domain Age Check (Older domains may be more trustworthy; a 2-day old domain is very suspicious!)
Fight Internet Fraud:
2. Check for known scam email addresses at ScamAlert4U.com