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 9/14/11

Web1 new result for "internet predators"
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News4 new results for internet scams
Deputies reporting increase in online scams
NBC2 News
By Joshua Repp, NBC2 Reporter - bio | email Lee County deputies say they are seeing a spike in internet scams. One real estate broker says her ads are being used to dupe those surfing the online classified website Craigslist. Whatever you want to buy, ...
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Job Hunters in this area victimized by Mystery Shopping Scam
One of the scams that are targeting people who have posted their resume on internet job boards is a scam involving mystery shopping. A man by the name of Thomas Cole (probably a fake name) sent me an email stating that he felt like from reviewing my ...
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Beware Royalty Resource Network Scam
Consumer Affairs
The Attorney General notes that this type of scam surfaces frequently on the Internet. This time, he says, the criminals are using smaller newspapers and publications. In this particular instance, a large ad was ordered and placed in a West Virginia ...
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South Africans under cyber attack
The New Age Online
“On Facebook, identifying scams is trickier, since messages appear to be coming from people you know and trust. Online scams tend to be moving targets. “At first, the obvious scams were email attachments from people you didn't know. ...
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News4 new results for text scams
When Should You Refuse To Give Your Credit Card Info?
An “urgent” text message demands your credit card verification. Smishing is similar to phishing but the scams are delivered via text messages on cell phones ...
Fake landlord scams renter: Solon Police Blotter
Plain Dealer
“The victim then received a text message this month informing him that he needed to move for about two weeks so the gas company could work on the house,” ...

Plain Dealer
POlice launch Lincs Alert to keep you safe
Rutland and Stamford Mercury
... telephone or text messages at times to suit and provides community safety advice and ... such as scams which are deliberately targeting the elderly. ...
Practical Tips For Smartphone Lovers To Stay Safe
North American Press Syndicate
When you surf the Web, e-mail, text and enjoy social networking from your phone, you can be exposed to some of the same malware and phishing scams found on ...

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