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 7/21/11

News7 new results for internet scams
Police accept online reports
Global Edmonton
Not all fraud reports will be investigated however officers will review each file and make the determination on a case by case basis. Fraud scams via email, Internet, phone and in person have become more prevalent in recent years and many go unreported ...
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The old 'your grandson is in jail' scam is back; don't be fooled
Telephone scams of all types are on the rise as well as Internet e-mail scams, etc. Bottom line, don't give out personal information at all over the phone or Internet, never send or give money to anyone without checking their story, and don't click on ...
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Pastor George Barnes almost victim of sweepstakes scams
Today's THV
These solicitations are delivered to Arkansas consumers in many ways: by direct mail, by facsimile, over the Internet and even by telemarketing. The solicitations have one thing in common: they are all scams designed to separate you from your money. ...
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Why Discount Holiday Club Scams Damage Genuine Timeshare
... it is a tiny percentage who feel the need to post disgruntled comments on the internet. But there is something far more sinister lurking behind these seemingly genuine posts and websites – a murky world of scammers and criminals whose fraudulent ...
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BBB: Beware online websites to find rental home
Odessa American
Better Business Bureau warns renters to be on the lookout for phony ads on Craigslist and other Internet services aimed at stealing money. Consumers typically fall victim to these scams after responding to an online classified for a rental property. ...
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Reports of scams on the rise in Alvin
Alvin Sun Advertiser
Residents of all ages are encouraged not to do business with a door-to-door or telephone salesperson. Caution should be used when purchasing drugs on the internet. Scam artists stray away from an informed consumer. Education is an asset that can help ...
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Creek Diva: Pool Scofflaws, Double DUI And a Sad Dog Story
Internet scams: Several Internet-related scams have been reported are in the news again. Police have some common sense advice to protect yourself. Thief with screwdriver: A storage unit was broken into on the 1900 block of Ygnacio Valley Road. ...
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