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

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Internet Scams: News for 7/22/11

News9 new results for internet scams
Scam warning for Rugby World Cup
The department's Anti-Spam Compliance Unit is warning of a scam designed to trick recipients into sending money and personal information to "Internet criminals". Senior investigator Toni Demetriou said the department is concerned people would be ...
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State slaps two alleged charity scams with suits
Joplin Globe
Missouri's attorney general announced Thursday that the state is seeking to stop an online group based in Puerto Rico and an Internet radio operator from Georgia from fraudulently soliciting donations to help victims of the Joplin tornado. ...
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Brian McCallum: Watch for school athletics advertising scams
Florida Today
An internet search turned up numerous instances of advertising scams involving high school sports. Florida, Iowa, Maine, Missouri, Montana, Texas, Washington. That was just on the first page of search results. "At this time of the year, it happens all ...
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Delhi police warn of seasonal scams (blog)
Cox said there are websites available detailing recent and on-going scams, and urges people to use the Internet to investigate on their own. “After Goggling an address that was on a check, we found out the address was the British prime ministers ...
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Security experts: Take steps to prevent fraud, scams
Carroll County Times
Many of the steps to avoid being a fraud or identity theft victim are commonsense, Williams said. People doing personal business online should make sure to use a secure Internet connection, delete suspicious emails immediately and regularly update ...
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An apt zinger or ageist rhubarb?
Chicago Tribune (blog)
"Can we create some program whereby any person over the age of 65 who sets up an internet account automatically gets as the default home page?"...Ezra Klein on Google + Young folks get fooled by internet hoaxes, canards and scams and many an ...
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Email scams get bigger, bolder and more effective
Winnipeg Free Press
Of course, this required accessing the internet, giving the thieves the IP address and password, thereby giving them unfettered access to any personal information, online passwords and everything else that was on the computer. ...
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Website aims to reduce internet scams
Managing Intellectual Property (subscription)
Brand-i allows consumers to view a list of retailers that have been authorised by a business to sell its goods on the internet. Customers are also encouraged to report websites they believe to be fraudulent. The site, which was set up on June 8, ...
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Degrees of Uncertainty: Students' wits their only defense against 'diploma ...
But due in part to the increased popularity of the Internet, inexperienced students have found empty hope in countless diploma mills, which threaten their chances to enter and succeed in college and the general workforce. Federal laws and “regulations ...
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