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 9/30/11

News2 new results for text scams
Computer tech scammer targets Merritt residents
From emails to phone calls and even text messages, fraudsters will try anything to ... However, phone calls are not the only scams plaguing Merrittonians. ...
Fight cyber crime with cyber smarts
Las Vegas Review-Journal
For example, USAA has a two-way, instant text system that will allow you to confirm ... Most people get scammed by offering too much personal information. ...

News8 new results for internet scams
Winsett: Avoid Internet scams on online job searches
Chattanooga Times Free Press
By Jim Winsett Q: My friend was recently scammed looking for a job on the Web. Does the BBB have advice on how to avoid job hunting fraud and phony job postings on the Internet? A: As much as the Internet has made searching for jobs easier, ...
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KCTV 5Check your phone bill for unknown area code scams
KCTV Kansas City
Elaine: What you are talking about is one of the most recent scams to hit the Internet. Unscrupulous businesses list contests or other "free" offers that require you to call and listen to a recorded message. They make their money by having you call a ...
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Study: Online dating fraud hits 200000 Brits
Using a formula that took into account all Internet users in Britain over the age of 18 and the total population, Whitty's team concluded that more than 200000 people were victims of online dating scams. "The thing that's very unique about this scam is ...
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Vaud police warn of Internet housing rental scams
GenevaLunch (blog)
LAUSANNE, SWITZERLAND – Police in canton Vaud are warning would-be renters to be wary of scams via Internet ads for housing. The fraudulent ads take a variety of forms, with several of them originating in Africa. Some are legitimate sites that have ...
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GenevaLunch (blog)
Scam may not be as prevalent as national fraud bureau reports
Cran said the scam is nothing new nor does the association get anywhere near the number of reports to make up 80 per cent of the complaints. Email scams from people claiming to work for a major bank and the grandparents scam are far more common, ...
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Fraud investigation launched regarding suspected internet scam
Amherstburg Echo
However, the complainant did not send back any money, suspecting it was a scam. Amherstburg police are warning citizens when purchasing or selling items on the internet that there are scams out there to try and defraud the user of money. ...
See all stories on this topic » Warns Perspective Parents Seeking Adoption To Be ... (press release)
The Internet has enabled scammers to prey on a couples' challenging situation - to forgo having a child of their own and adopt from a stranger- for their own gain. Adoption scams take three forms. Sometimes the “birth parent” is not actually pregnant. ...
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Europe to clamp down on online ticket scams
People are using the Internet more and more to check their entertainment options and to compare prices and offers, they must be able to do so without falling victim to scams," said Consumer Commissioner John Dalli. In 2009, 35 percent of EU consumers ...
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Web2 new results for internet scams
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News3 new results for "internet predators"
Saugus elementary students warned about online dangers
Daily Item
“Everything that comes with the Internet, predators, cyber-bullying, the whole nine yards … it's teaching the kids to be aware. ...
Seaman Clipper: Five dangers to be aware of when posting on Facebook
... but all users need to always be aware of five dangers when posting and updating, none of which have anything to do with internet predators. ...
PC Pandora Monitoring Software Helps Parents Keep Kids Safe Online
PR Web
“From Internet predators and stranger danger to cyberbullying and sexting, the dangers are many. Young children will often underestimate the damage they can ...

Web1 new result for "internet predators"
Know How To Safeguard Your Daughter From Internet Predators ...
I did not think that my daughter would overcome her introversion in elementary school until the internet came along. She was not uncomfortable with voicing out ...

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