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: mbhutten@yahoo.com. 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: mbhutten@gmail.com 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.

19.9.11

Scams News for 9/19/11

News6 new results for internet scams
 
Police: Beware wave of scams involving Western Union, fraudulent checks
AnnArbor.com
The store became an unwitting intermediary when a 73-year-old Saline man transferred money to a man in Nigeria in an Internet scam this month. The often-repeated saying, “If it seems too good to be true, it is” is gaining new traction in the 21st ...
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eReviewGuide.com Destroys Online Business Pipe Dreams and Scam Riches
PR.com (press release)
This is ripe for fraud and scams because there are many advertisements on the internet that trick people into easy online businesses. Most of these ads supposedly teach any person how to make millions of dollars without sweating. ...
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Won't be fooled by scams? Think again
AsiaOne
Details provided by the caller, such as companies' addresses and hotline numbers, are often easily available on the Internet. Last but not least, discard the mindset that scams happen only to others. No one is immune. Trust me, I know.
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AsiaOne
Resident victim of £750 voucher scam
Scarborough Today
They give a London contact number but actually they are using an internet connection from India.” PC Sartain said that while scammers are targeting the whole of the UK, Scarborough may be particularly vulnerable due to the high percentage of elderly ...
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Center for Internet Security Launches Cyber Security Pledge Campaign
DigitalJournal.com (press release)
Online dangers such as identity theft, phishing scams, worms and viruses, botnets, and other malicious activities are part of an ever-evolving cyber security threat landscape and serve as a constant reminder of the need to promote cyber security ...
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Online scam targets local computer users
Journal Pioneer
That stuff would be on there even if I wasn't even connected to the Internet." Callahan had enough of the pitch and hung up the phone. "I hung up on her and five seconds later she called back," he said. "I picked up and hung up again. ...
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Web1 new result for text scams
Text messaging and phone scams pop up in Hernando Co. | Crime ...
Hernando County, FL -- The Hernando County Sheriff's Office is investigating a rash of text messaging and/or phone scams that residents have recently ...
springhill.wtsp.com/.../80344-text-messaging-and-phone-scam...

News1 new result for "internet predators"
Five Things Visiting Author Learned About Serial Killers
Patch.com
But Internet predators abound, individuals who use a source of communications to perpetrate a "long con" on lonely people looking for romance. ...

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