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.

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Internet Scams: News for 7/7/11

News10 new results for internet scams
Internet Scams: New Tricks, Old Goals
NewsFactor Network
By Jay Dougherty A new crop of Internet fraud schemes has arisen, but the intent behind them is the same: to part you from your money. Beware of the latest Internet scams, including messages that threaten to deactivate your account if you do not click ...
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Craig residents advised of Internet scam
Craig Daily Press
By Craig Daily Press Staff Report Northwest Colorado residents are advised to be wary of Internet phishing scams through e-mails fraudulently claiming to be from the Internal Revenue Service. Phishing is a type of scam through email, phone or fax in ...
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Beckton man jailed for internet fraud
The Wharf
By Simon Hayes on July 7, 2011 1:53 PM | A Beckton man has been sentenced to two years in prison for his part in an internet scam which enticed its victims to part with millions of pounds. Michael Ugboaja, of Mitchell Walk, was sentenced at Inner ...
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The Wharf
Internet shopping fraud jumps more than 50 pct in two years
From the beginning of 2011 to the end of May, police took 10370 Internet swindlers into custody, the data said. Meanwhile, scams in transactions of virtual tools used for Internet gaming shrank 13.2 percent on-year to 9586 cases last year, it showed. ...
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Mazuc: Weeding through the scams
Kane County Chronicle
I'll admit I have fallen victim to an Internet scam or two since I was old enough to be online, and not just when I was too young to understand no company gives free laptops or TVs for no reason. More than once, I have gotten online and seen an ...
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Remote Access Computer Scam Warning
KPTV Portland
The scammers claim to work for a computer company and that the computer's owner is at risk of being infected with viruses or malware because of heavy internet activity. The Department of Justice says scammers then offer to walk the consumer through ...
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Anonymous website takes no prisoners on 2G scam
OPENING A new front on the war against corruption, a group of 'ordinary voiceless powerless citizens of India, watching from afar how the 2G scam was unfolding' has sprung up on the internet, seeking to sift through the 'pile of rubbish' fed by the ...
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Kittery police warn of fraud scam resurgence
Hazen said the check will ultimately find its way to the scam artist with the depositors account information stamped on it, resulting in identity theft. Scammers have learned how to target older residents, hoping many are not Internet savvy, ...
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New Cyberattacks Target Small Businesses
NewsFactor Network
... thereby fueling data theft as well as scams to sell fake drugs, pitch worthless anti-virus protection and steal from online accounts. Criminals who infect Web sites are making the Internet much riskier for small-business owners. ...
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Security researcher highlights fake AV scams enabled by banks
Infosecurity Magazine
And, Krebs asserts, published research has shown that rogue internet pharmacies and spam would be much less prevalent and profitable if a few top US financial institutions stopped processing payments for dodgy overseas banks. This is also true, ...
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Web1 new result for internet scams
Internet Scams « Blogging @ 76
Are you new to Internet marketing? Want to be like everyone else and make a killing on Internet? Do you want the easy way out, the fast money, ...

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