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.


Scams: News for 8/24/11

News8 new results for internet scams
Sheriff VanBrooker visits YMCA Senior Center to warn of scams
McDonough Voice
One of the most popular types of Internet scams is known as the Nigerian Scam in which the victim will receive an email from an individual who has inherited a large sum of money. In order to get the money released to them, the scammers claim they need ...
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Watch out for online quake-related scams
By Matt Liebowitz The 5.8 magnitude earthquake that shook cities all along the Eastern seaboard just minutes ago is likely to get Internet scammers up and moving, looking for ways to capitalize on the event by preying on people's natural curiosity and ...
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Police chief warns public about multitude of scams
Aurora Advocate
Riewaldt said the police department has received five reports of scams this year. "Both scams predate the Internet and have been around for years," he said. "Another famous Internet scam, sometimes referred to as the 'African Prince,' was originally a ...
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Looking for jobs online could lead to scams
Officials there say while the Internet may be making the job hunt a little easier, it's also putting folks more at risk of being scammed. With unemployment soaring here in Southern Arizona, thousands of folks are looking for a job online. ...
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Scams come in a variety of flavors
Nogales International
Along with tips to avoid being defrauded, the site offers videos of various mail and Internet scam scenarios. Another seemingly obvious scam was an offer that postal inspectors came across recently. “Congratulations,” reads the mailing. ...
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How to recognize and avoid online job scams
Almond says you can find job scams posted on most online job boards. Toni Polk lives in Pollock Pines and says because of internet scams her job search has been frustrating. "One day I will apply for 15 jobs off Craigslist, I would say probably 12 of ...
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Spamming to scam
The capability in today's digital world to replicate a letter to mass receivers at once, that is to send unsolicited email (spam), creates a very fertile ground for scammers in the virtual world. All that is needed is a computer and an internet ...
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TELL US: Have you been the victim of a scam?
Manningham Leader
Across the state, there were more than 6770 reports of scams attempted through the telephone and internet in the past financial year, up from around 4700 in 2009-2010. CAV spokesman Rachel Tosolini said residents should beware scammers claiming to be ...
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Web1 new result for internet scams
I see the FBI IC3 has finally issued a fraud warning about Scammers hawking eBay Motors VPP Protection Scams. I know we have been ...

News1 new result for "internet predators" agrees to screen for sex offenders to settle lawsuit
Los Angeles Times
"If I save one woman from getting attacked, then I'm happy," she said, explaining that she agreed to drop her anonymity to put a human face on the victims of Internet predators. Robert Platt, an attorney for, said the company has no legal ...
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Los Angeles Times

Web1 new result for "internet predators"
There are plenty of internet predators «
There are plenty of internet predators out there. The popular website myspace has been in the hot seat because such internet predators have been posing on ...

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