Internet Scams Exposed

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

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What To Do If You Have Been Scammed

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Internet Scams: News for 7/31/11

News5 new results for internet scams
Online rental scams proliferate in Missoula
The Missoulian
The rental scam is in full swing in part because the economy has many families moving for new jobs, Deery said. Also, in the summer months, university towns become targets. According to a 2010 report from the Internet Crime Complaint Center, ...
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You Won't Find Startup Funding From These Sources
Business Insider
Some aspiring entrepreneurs are so desperate for funding, or naïve, that they ignore the obvious signs of scams and rip-offs on the Internet, praying for a windfall. One would think that with all the sad stories and tools published over the past twenty ...
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Police warning over internet sales 'sting' woman
People selling second-hand goods online are being warned to watch out for a con artist who has carried out a string of scams using fake banknotes. Strathclyde Police said they have had several complaints about a 30-year-old woman operating in the north ...
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Michael Krzyzaniak pleads guilty in Palmwood resort scam
The Desert Sun
Prosecutors also contended he scammed investors in other states promising Internet terminals in several airports, alternative energy projects in Colorado and a NASCAR-type race track in Elko, Minn. Envisioned as a transformative economic boost for ...
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Amy Winehouse scams jump from Facebook to email
The Tech Herald
The keylogger can capture instant messenger traffic, as well as information entered into forms via Internet Explorer and Firefox. All of this comes in addition to the ability for an attacker to install other malicious software, or launch spam and DDoS ...
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