Internet Scams Exposed

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

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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.

29.7.11

Internet Scams: News for 7/29/11

News10 new results for internet scams
 
Former NBA Player Jay Vincent Imprisoned for Multiple Scams
SLAM Online
'We indicated he might be engaging in additional fraud and felt it is pretty clear (and) evident he was writing false checks,' US Attorney Mike MacDonald said in a previous interview. Vincent also allegedly made at least $2 million on an Internet scam ...
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Police: Love scam turns victims into perpetrators
Moultrie Observer
Both thought they were communicating with love interests online, but instead got involved in one of the notorious Nigerian Internet scams, the Moultrie Police Department said. And both eventually became part of the scams themselves in the hopes of ...
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Nigeria: Northern Youths - From Cable TV to Premier League And E- Scams
All Africa ICT
Abdulrazaq also shows that the internet tends to make the youths dull.His words 'The internet makes them dull.They are no longer interested in field research,and they don't read.They tend to rely on secondary data which somebody has already developed ...
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Restaurant scam hits Tompkins
Ithaca Journal
The fraudulent inspector asked to schedule an appointment and requested a cell phone number for the owner, which could then be used to obtain funds through the Internet. Similar scams have been reported in other states. In other cases, a fraudulent ...
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Scam alert as police investigate discount holiday package firm
Borders Today
“We are seeing more attempts by fraudsters to use Ukash vouchers as payment, which can be bought to send money over the internet. “We are trying to speak to vendors to see whether they can ask someone who buys a large quantity of the vouchers why they ...
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Dodging responsibilities: Why public email needs police
ITworld.com
He's been warned about fraud. Fortunately, I also control his money. But there are many, many others that are duped by false inheritance schemes, overseas employment scams, and the other fraudsters of the Internet. They deserve diligent protection. ...
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BBB helps law enforcement combat scams
Jackson Sun
The Internet has spawned a slew of deceptive free trial offers for a wide range of products. The BBB has partnered with the Federal Trade Commission and Visa to educate consumers about the problems with these deals. According to a Visa survey, ...
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How to avoid credit card frauds?
Siliconindia.com
To be sure a website is secure, look for a lock in the lower right corner of your internet browser. Report lost or stolen credit cards immediately: If you find your credit card missing the very next thing you got to do is to report it. ...
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35m Cyworld, Nate users' information hacked
AsiaOne
SK Communications Co. said on Thursday that personal information of its 35 million online users has been hacked, marking South Korea's worst online security breach and sparking fears that the leak could lead to massive online and voice scams in coming ...
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Misleading auto sales, credit issues top list of consumer complaints
ConsumerReports.org
New to the top 10 complaint rankings was fraud. Anna Huddleston-Aycock, President of NACPI, said in a statement that consumer protection agencies and law enforcement are using media tools such as Twitter in an attempt to warn the public about scams. ...
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Web2 new results for internet scams
 
Crime Alert: Internet Love Scams | Facebook
Singapore Police Force wrote a note titled Crime Alert: Internet Love Scams. Read the full text here.
www.facebook.com/notes/...alert.../10150322264064468?...
Internet Scams and Thefts - Topix
Internet Scams and Thefts. Posted in the Blairstown Forum. Share. Read. 8 Comments. Add to my Tracker. More Blairstown Discussions ». Comments ...
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