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 9/27/11

News7 new results for internet scams
Internet/phone scam new to Sarasota County
In fact, just recently in Sarasota County, a new type of internet scam has been detected by the Sheriff's office. "We received information from another county that they have seen several reports of this type of scam," said Wendy Rose, Community Affairs ...
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The New York Irish Emgirant
Q: I filed an application with US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) using a service provider on the internet which helped me fill out the necessary forms and had me send them an electronic check in the amount of the application fee. ...
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5 Scams To Watch Out For When Buying A Car
The Consumerist
By Chris Morran on September 26, 2011 4:15 PM 0 views While the internet has provided new levels of transparency to savvy car shoppers, it has also given scammers a wider audience on which to ply their nefarious trade. So it helps to educate yourself ...
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The Consumerist
Latest 'secret shopper' Web fraud entices with promise of only $250
Norwalk Reflector
She's embarrassed she became ensnared by one of the myriad tentacles of Internet fraud. "We see so many different variations of scams," said Harry Trombitas, special agent with the FBI's Columbus field office. So much, Trombitas said, that local agents ...
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Senior Scams is the Focus as Minnesota's Fraud Fighters Gather Today
Public News Service
"And I think that now that we've been more accustomed to seeing so many scams on email, people are generally more leery, but if it's someone older who's just now getting on the Internet, sometimes it can be very confusing to figure out what's real, ...
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Internet Security Threats Posed By Recent Facebook Changes
Authority Empire
The new interface of Facebook could be more prone to cyber crimes and internet security threats. The users are exposed to targeted spamming, internet scams and bot infestations said one of the internet security software developer. ...
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Sweepstakes scams spark BBB warning
The letter, fax or email is full of grammatical and spelling errors. While telemarketing is still a popular option for many businesses, there is a difference between lawful communication and telemarketing fraud. Criminals will pose as telemarketers in ...
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Web1 new result for internet scams
Fraud / Financial crime / Crime areas / Internet / Home - INTERPOL
Interpol official site - International Criminal Police Organization - ICPO - Rapid access to official, controlled information.

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