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: mbhutten@yahoo.com. 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: mbhutten@gmail.com 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.

27.7.11

Internet Scams: News for 7/26/11

News9 new results for internet scams
 
New breed of online fraud
CNN
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- For decades, Internet scams have been as numerous as they've been easy to spot -- but fraudsters' tools and tricks are now becoming more sophisticated. Those poorly written spam e-mails often seem more annoying than threatening, ...
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BBB releases list of top 10 internet scams
WXIA-TV
ATLANTA - The Better Business Bureau has released a list of the top ten Internet scams of the past year, and not surprisingly, among the top scams are identity theft and scams targeting job seekers. The scams are usually targeting those who are not web ...
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WXIA-TV
Internet scams hit Boroondara
Leader News
Insp Seiz said he wanted to warn internet users to be aware of scams. “If anyone is asked to pay money into a Western Union account, they really need to consider their options,” Insp Seiz said. “Just take a step back and think about it.”
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ALERT: Amy Winehouse, Norway Scams Hit Facebook
AllFacebook
Unfortunately, with the death of any high profiled celebrity, opportunistic scammers will try to capitalize off internet traffic and interest following said death. So it's no surprise Amy Winehouse death scams took to Facebook just hours after she was ...
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AllFacebook
Work from Home Site Shines the Light on Rise in Number of Work from Home Scams
Emailwire (press release)
While there are certainly many scams taking place on the internet, making money is entirely possible for those pragmatic enough to discern between “too good to be true” and “too good to pass up.” In his website, Tom White, who has seen unprecedented ...
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Government invests £4.5 million into scam busting
FinancialAdvice.co.uk
While there are many independent fraudsters and scammers working on the Internet it is the large groups who are taking the lion's share and whom the government and the authorities will be targeting. We also need to educate people about coming forward ...
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Travelin' scam
Worcester Telegram
Scam artists use sophisticated techniques, including phone and Internet scams, to separate the unwary from their money and stay a step ahead of the authorities. But these victims deserve credit for coming forward, sharing their stories, and alerting ...
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SentryBay warns of social network phishing attacks
IT News Africa
Phishing attacks on social networks have escalated to unprecedented levels and Internet banking scams are increasing at an alarming rate. This is according to local software security specialists and SentryBay partner, J2 Software. ...
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There's a new twist in the story in the Nigerian scam emails; but don't get ...
Moneylife Personal Finance site and magazine
Most certainly, people should not spend money to chase such ever-elusive fortune. Until Internet technology improves and can completely block communications from such scamsters, we must stay cautious and not try to contact them.
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Blogs1 new result for internet scams
 
Defender Network » Blog Archive » Internet scams harvest billions ...
By MonicaColeman
For decades, Internet scams have been as numerous as they've been easy to spot — but fraudsters' tools and tricks are now becoming more sophisticated. Those poorly written spam e-mails often seem more annoying than threatening, ...
Defender Network

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