Internet Scams Exposed

SCAM WATCH: Internet & SMS Scams - Phishing - Email Fraud

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Internet Scams: News for 6/28/11

News6 new results for internet scams
Shaw Capital Management for Small Business Financing with Factoring
Online PR News (press release)
Learn from experts, refrain from internet offer scams and fraud. Online PR News – 28-June-2011 –Financing a small business has always been challenging. Read this article to find out if factoring financing is the right solution for your small business. ...
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Office of Fair Trading asks Google to remove 93000 dodgy adverts
By Lawrence Latif THE UK OFFICE OF FAIR TRADING (OFT) has kept Google busy by asking it to remove 93360 fraudulent adverts during the second half of 2010 that it claimed were linked to scams. Google updated its transparency report, which shows a ...
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Are We Ready for the Era of .Anything?
MIT Technology Review
But, while they could open new commercial opportunities and have some security benefits, the domains could also confuse some users, creating new opportunities for fraud artists. For decades, the Internet has operated with just 21 top-level domains—the ...
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Precautions should be taken when using Internet
Biddeford Journal Tribune
Earlier last week I sat down with a sergeant and detective from the Saco Police Department to discuss Internet safety. They mentioned a few scams that are going around websites, like eBay and Craigslist, that appear legitimate at first. ...
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SIPC Warns Public About Elaborate Phishing Investment Scam
Top Secret Writers
The group is comprised of law enforcement agencies, financial institutions, security vendors and others to help weed out and stop Internet crooks. The trick to avoid becoming a victim is to stay wary and maintain a healthy skepticism when it comes to ...
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Why The Internet Is A Great Case For The Free Market
As we begin to hear distant rumblings from the political class for the need to regulate the Internet in order to protect us from pornography, jihadism, or attempted fraud, we must resist their calls for more control. Governments are not competent to ...
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