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.

29.9.11

Scams News for 9/29/11

News2 new results for "internet predators"
 
Sheriff's Office launches free program to protect kids online
Blue Springs Examiner
The program is designed to help parents monitor what their children are doing online in an effort to fight against Internet predators. ...
How to spy on your kids online
CBS News
If you're not monitoring at all, isn't it a good idea that you start with all the talks of cyberbullying and Internet predators? We're not saying that you ...

News9 new results for internet scams
Drug scams a billion-dollar industry for Russian gangs
National Post (blog)
By Tim Castle LONDON — Russian gangs and their Chinese associates are making billions of dollars from selling fake and unlicensed medicines over the Internet, putting thousands of people at risk, British police and medical regulators said on Thursday. ...
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Beware Facebook Scammers Looking to Steal Your Money
Christian Post
By Katherine Weber | Christian Post Contributor An increasing number of people are falling victim to internet scams targeting unsuspecting Facebook users. Edythe Schumacher is one of many who have fallen victim to such scams. Schumacher, of Woodsfield ...
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Schneiderman: Scammers ripped off north country residents via classified ad
WatertownDailyTimes.com
Ms. Nelson said that the Internet age presents new challenges for consumers and new opportunities for scammers. “Even 10 years ago, technology wouldn't have made it as possible or as easy to reach out to Watertown, New York, and place an ad like this,” ...
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Online Job Scams Target The Unemployed
Here And Now
The Better Business Bureau recently warned that they have received 15000 complaints about possible job scams on the Internet this year. Fake companies are targeting the unemployed, and often ask for financial or personal information that hackers can ...
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Buying a used car? Don't get taken for a ride
msnbc.com
The site offers what sounds like a “no-risk” way to purchase a car over the Internet without ever seeing it. You make a down payment by wire (the method of payment preferred by scammers) and have the car shipped to you. If you don't like it or don't ...
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Top 5 Travel Scams to Know Before You Book
Fox News
Discount Travel Clubs: If you are someone looking for a good deal on a travel package, you may be this scammers number one target. Since 2009, there have been more than 4200 complaints to the BBB about travel clubs. These Internet ads ask you to pay an ...
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Fox News
ECHO: Anonymous poses new Internet threat
my.hsj.org
One might be able to recall the common scams of the early Internet. You could have received an email stating that a Nigerian prince had fallen into desperate times and needed a safe place to transfer all of his money and only asked you for your bank ...
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Online Job Scams Target The Unemployed
Here And Now
The Better Business Bureau recently warned job seekers that they had received 15000 complaints about possible job scams on the Internet. Fake companies target the unemployed, and often ask for financial or personal information that they can use to hack ...
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Beware of Sophisticated Online Investment Scams: Crime Commission
International Business Times AU
“Perpetrators of these fraudulent scams are skilled at using high-pressure sales tactics, both over the phone and via email, to persuade their victims to part with their money,” Ms Gibson said. Based on initial indications, more than 2400 Australians ...
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Web2 new results for internet scams
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News1 new result for text scams
UK regulator says apps expose consumers to premium rate scams
FierceWireless
PhonepayPlus said that it identified one mobile app, claiming to improve battery life, containing malware that accessed the phone's text message function ...

News1 new result for SMS scams
Phishing time again
Gadget
Trends have indicated that phishing fraud tends to pick up towards the end of ... “Phishing is done via SMS, email or telephone and aims to get hold of your ...

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