Internet Scams Exposed

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

These emails and text messages are real examples of current scams. Learn to identify them. Please forward any scams you receive to Mark Hutten: They will be posted on this site without your email address.

What To Do If You Have Been Scammed

Have you lost money due to a scam?

Email: with a description of how the scam worked (i.e., what happened exactly), and we will try to (a) locate the scam artist(s), (b) work with law enforcement to expedite prosecution, and (c) help you get some - or all - of your money back.


Internet Scams: News for 7/12/11

News10 new results for internet scams
Wimbledon man Vincent Alonge among first jailed for internet 'phishing' scam
This is Local London
By Omar Oakes » An internet fraudster has been jailed for his part in a multi-million pound scam which targeted over 10000 credit cards. Vincent Alonge, from Inner Park Road in Wimbledon, was part of a trio of Nigerian conmen who compromised over 900 ...
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'Leaked Video of Casey Anthony CONFESSING to Lawyer!' scam spreading on Facebook
ZDNet (blog)
By Dancho Danchev | July 12, 2011, 1:27am PDT Ryan Naraine is a journalist and social media enthusiast specializing in Internet and computer security issues. He is currently security evangelist at Kaspersky Lab, an anti-malware company with operations ...
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Don't Just Blame Affiliates for Belly Fat Ads
Anyway, there's no real news in the WaPo story, just investigation details that show the FTC's crime-stopping abilities and a clarification to the general public of the extent of such Internet scams. But Fahri notes that WaPo is guilty of running the ...
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Surfers like pretty-looking websites
Times of India
Despite a rash of online scams and malicious websites, internet consumers are 20 percent more trusting of websites than they were five years ago, says a new study by the University of Melbourne. Brent Coker from the Faculty of Business and Economics, ...
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UK Models Bluerooms Highlight Industry Pitfalls And Scams
openPR (press release)
A spokeswoman from UK Models explains, 'Although these types of scams have been with us for a long time, the advent of the internet has given the legitimate modelling industry a world wide platform from which to fight back. ...
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Seminar on Cons and Scams to be Held Today
The seminar will discuss how the Internet has helped criminals commit even more successful fraud schemes. By William Mansell | Email the author | 5:00am A special seminar on common cons and scams will be held today, July 1, from 2 - 3pm., ...
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Jail after first phishing fraud prosecution (blog)
The bogus emails and websites that led victims into the scam also led the authorities to the scammers. "Those who use the internet thinking they can phish with impunity should be warned by this case that you will be found out and you will be prosecuted ...
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Porn infiltrates Microsoft anti-scam help site
Microsoft's Safety and Security Center is essentially a one-stop hub for computer safety, housing information on how to create strong passwords, avoid viruses and malware and protect yourself from Internet scams. So it's with no small amount of irony ...
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Beware the Web's Magic Spreadsheet
Internet Evolution
These delusions and scams all offer all the good with none of the effort -- a top salesman's income without selling, an A just for chillin', money without understanding, handouts without begging. Only the name changes. Once people recognize the Spanish ...
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Site Build It Scam Reviewed
The Open Press (press release)
The author also a full-time Internet marketer and has tested and used many online business building systems and courses. The website provides a summary review and a detailed review of Site Build It. The summary review explains what is SBI in a nutshell ...
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