Internet Scams Exposed

SCAM WATCH: Internet & SMS Scams - Phishing - Email Fraud

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Scams News for 9/5/11

News10 new results for internet scams
Sullivan man encounters internet scam
SULLIVAN, Ind. (WTHI) - The internet can serve as a virtual yard sale. People from across the world can sell rare items and usually find a buyer. But, one Sullivan man almost became the victim of a scam. Jerry Kieffer has always found great deals at ...
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If it's too good to be true, it's probably a scam
Your Houston News
In the last couple of weeks, we have seen an increase in Internet and mail scams. Some lucky readers brought me examples of these scams. I spoke with some who were not so lucky and lost their hard-earned money. The first victim responded to an email ...
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Predators Of Cyberspace
With the economy for most Americans showing no real signs of improving anytime soon there has been a tremendous surge of Internet scams, get rich work at home venues, and all sorts of other gimmicks and potential hazards lurking about in cyberspace. ...
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Hills Police warning on scams
Cumberland Courier Newspapers
POLICE are re-issuing their warning about internet scams as more people turn to the worldwide web looking for a bargain. Det Sen-Sgt Dave Alessi said Hills detectives were seeing at least one fraud reported a week but in most cases there was little for ...
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Cumberland Courier Newspapers
PlayStation Scam Makes FBI Warning List
PCWorld (blog)
By John P. Mello Jr., PCWorld Sep 4, 2011 9:31 AM Sony PlayStation users are being warned by the FBI about scams targeting them and other online consumers. The Sony PlayStation fraud involves an unsolicited e-mail, according to the FBI's Internet Crime ...
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Cops warn after net scams surge
Hong Kong Standard
There has been a sharp increase in internet business fraud, with 391 cases involving more than HK$7 million in the first six months of the year, police said. This is 34 percent higher than that for the same period in 2010. The scams involve smart ...
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Online car buyers vulnerable to criminal scams
Car News Portal
Nearly 30% of those we asked would be happy to buy a vehicle online without having seen it first, which can leave them open to a number of scams. As with any vehicle purchase, conducting an HPI Check is also essential. The Internet offers a wealth of ...
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Online romance costs Perth woman $100000
Sydney Morning Herald
Ms Stuart said she was speaking out about what happened to her because she knew how easy it was to be drawn into scams and wanted to warn others. "I hope nobody has to go through it," she said. Mr O'Brien said the number of phone inquiries to Consumer ...
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Sydney Morning Herald
Scams artists go digital with latest attack
Midland Daily News
Also make sure if you're using wireless internet at home that it's encrypted because stumbling software can pick up what's available. “You'd be amazed at what's open,” he said. On websites that you log into, don't tell your browser to remember ...
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Scam Alert For Online Job Searchers
WJXT Jacksonville
That means more and more people are turning to the internet to post their resume and search for jobs. The Better Business Bureau wants job seekers to be extra careful when searching the web for work. Two days ago Brian Hollingsworth's girlfriend came ...
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Web2 new results for internet scams
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IC3 Scam Alerts (September 1, 2011) - Internet Crime Complaint ...
Internet Crime Complaint Center's ( IC3 ) Scam Alerts. September 1, 2011. This report, which is based upon information from law enforcement and complaints ...

Web2 new results for "internet predators"
Tangipahoa Sheriff Arrests 2 Internet Predators | Baton Rouge News
Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff's Office cyber detectives have arrested the following two men as a result of two separate investigations regarding online sexual.
Predators Of Cyberspace | NowPublic News Coverage
... to realize if they follow through with their instructions given fall victim to more of the Internet predators devious and cunning plans with each e-mail that is sent. ...

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