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: 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: 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.


Internet Scams: News for 7/6/11

News8 new results for internet scams
Internet frauds jump in S.Korea
South Korea is ranked first for wireless Internet penetration among the 34 states who are members of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). - AP File Photo SEOUL:The number of arrests linked to online fraud in South Korea, ...
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Travel scam watch: vacation club not what it promised
But this particular travel scam with the Vacation Station involved one-on-one high-pressure sales tactics which are a bit harder to get away from. Internet scams we might have doubts about can be eliminated by closing a browser window and moving along ...
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GFI Software Reports Continued Malware Infections, Highlights Recent Phishing ...
Business Wire (press release)
Phishing scams have become increasingly common on social networking sites as scammers have become savvier and bolder in their attacks. In recent months, scammers have used surveys, competitions and the promise of adult content to entice Internet users ...
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Burnam reports scam targeting elderly
Cadiz Record
More generally, there is a lot of personal information that can be found on the Internet, even without hacking, and Burnam says the elderly are affected more than others because they don't understand how someone can know so much about them. ...
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Why enable a loophole for credit card fraud? (The Star: 17-04-2011) - MOF
Push comes to the shove, consumers are advised to look for alternative modes of payment such as internet banking. 3. Any other situations where consumers should bear in mind when giving out personal banking information? Looks like when we apply for ...
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Jeff stamps on scams
Yass Tribune
He says that most of the recent scams he has encountered have involved posting items, but in talking to customers he's also noticed an increase in other internet and phone-based scams. “There are scams where you get a phone call and they say that you ...
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You can never be too cautious
Walton Tribune
It is a tone of despair, the result of a realization of being scammed. There is no coincidence most of those who fall victim to the various scams are the elderly. They grew up in a time when a man's word was worth something and you could leave your ...
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Careful of revealing too much on the Web
Philadelphia Inquirer
The Internet is a powerful tool that is often subverted to do you harm. There are many offers of discounts that are just plain scams that make offers that are too good to be true in an effort to take advantage of innate personal greed. ...
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Web2 new results for internet scams
Zongo, Nigerian, Advance Fee Scams- Internet Con - Scam Alert ...
Many people have lost money with the Nigerian scam letter by sending advance fees that will supposedly pay taxes, bribes or bank charges to unlock a ...
Internet scams becoming more sophisticated - Topix
Internet scams becoming more sophisticated. Full story: KSTU. Online shopping is gaining in popularity because of its ease, but with the rising popularity ...

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