By: Go Bankless  09-12-2011

It’s that time of year. How about a short history of turkey?

It all begins with the migration of Oghuz Turks into Anatolia in the context of the larger Turkic expansion, forming the Seljuq Empire in the 11th century. After the Seljuq victory over forces of the Byzantine Empire in 1071 at the Battle of Manzikert, the process was accelerated and the country was referred to as 'Turchia' in the Europe as early as the 12th century.

Oh, wrong Turkey …

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With that in mind, let’s take a look at a few areas that are perfectly legal, but may prey just a bit on our trusting natures. The company you paid just chose a random star, named it Kourtney, and sent you a bogus certificate of registry. The point is, you should always be on the lookout for scams, but it’s especially important around the holidays. Remember last year when you were looking for the perfect holiday gift for your niece.