Internet Scams Exposed

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

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27.7.11

Internet Scams: News for 7/27/11

News10 new results for internet scams
 
Internet love scams on the rise
Straits Times
By Kimberly Spykerman Susan says she met this man, whom she knew as Sam, on a dating website and he came from Kuala Lumpur to Singapore to meet her. She says she fell unconscious after eating a burger he got her, and the next thing she knew, ...
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Straits Times
Lafourche sheriff warns against "hit man" internet scam
Daily Comet (blog)
A South Lafourche man reported that he received an e-mail from an alleged hit man who was hired to kill him, which police say is a scam extorting him for money. Similar scams have been around for about five years, Sheriff Craig Webre said in a news ...
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The Great British Weather, Beaver Falls and 419: The Internet Romance Scam
News Shopper
In an age when internet dating has gone from being a novelty to being a lucrative business, it's little wonder some nefarious characters are keen to exploit hi-tech lonely hearts. Barney Lankester-Owen's film 419: The Internet Romance Scam, ...
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Internet scams hit Boroondara
Stonnington Leader
Inspector Peter Seiz said in the past three weeks two Boroondara residents had been stung using eBay and carsales.com. 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, ...
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Don't fall for Internet scams
Broadband Expert (blog)
Internet scams have become widespread in the UK and around the world over recent years, with fraudsters using a variety of ploys to try and get their hands on the money and personal details of internet users. Sadly, many people fall for these scams and ...
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Broadband Expert (blog)
Islanders in Jersey warned over computer repair scams
BBC News
... and that is an attempt to obtain personal details and money from the people they target." The police said one way to find out about a company which has raised suspicions is to type the alleged company name and "scam" into an internet search engine.
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Private information gives cons access to accounts
Herald Sun
Victims range from elderly people living alone to busy small businesses tricked into paying bogus invoices to register their company's internet address. A COMPUTER repair or Microsoft scam, where the victim is contacted and told their computer has a ...
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Private information gives cons access to accounts
Herald Sun
SCAM reports are soaring as tricksters creating fake scratchie tickets, invoices, refund offers and computer viruses prey on homes and businesses. Unsuspecting Victorians lost millions of dollars to bogus lotteries and charities and internet love rats ...
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How to Stop Cybercrooks: Take Their Pals to Court
Wired News
After all, the hosting company that caters to crooks also has legitimate customers, and both pay for internet access. So here's my idea for providing that incentive — turn the criminal ecosystem on the scammers and thieves. We should enable victims of ...
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Wired News
TeleSign Releases Internet Security Landscape Report
SYS-CON Media (press release)
The white paper, authored by TeleSign CTO Charles McColgan, illustrates how Telephone Verification and PhoneID technology can prevent many types of online fraud, greatly reducing spam and scams. "There are a variety of advanced security measures ...
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Web2 new results for internet scams
 
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Internet Scams - Peachtree Corners-Berkeley Lake, GA Patch
Comprehensive and trusted local coverage of Peachtree Corners and Berkeley Lake, GA. Featuring news and events, business listings, discussions, ...
peachtreecorners.patch.com/topics/Internet+Scams

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