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 10/24/11

News3 new results for internet scams
Bamboozled: Brother spends home equity loan on Internet scams and bank ...
The Star-Ledger -
"He came to me and confessed that he had gotten taken in by countless onlinescammers: the Nigerian scam, the Spanish lotto, the Euro lotto and the Canadian lotto, to name but a few," Bradley said. For almost a year, her brother explained, ...
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The Star-Ledger -
Vermonters Report 1200 Fraud Complaints
Vermont Public Radio
(Host) According to the Consumer Sentinel Network, which tracks consumer fraud, Vermont reported nearly 1200 complaints of fraud last year - to the tune of nearly $2 million. Many of these complaints involve telephone and Internet scams, ...
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Scams on the rise as half of Scots targeted
The CAS claims that the increasing sophistication of the scams now means anyone could be a target. Internet expert Olly Mann said that the advent of Twitter had made it easier for scams: “The most cunning scheme that's been going viral recently is ...
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Web1 new result for internet scams
Fred's Humboldt Blog: Public Service Announcement: Internet Scams
Public Service Announcement: Internet Scams. I realize nobody here is a sweepstaker as I am, but since this sort of scam can be used against those who haven't ...

News1 new result for text scams Raises Consumer Alert to Prevent Identity Theft ...
PR Web (press release)
This “robo-calling” scam attempts to obtain consumers personal information, including bank account details and social security numbers over the phone or via text message to consumers' mobile phones. Be on guard and use area codes and reverse phone ...
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News1 new result for SMS scams
250 complaints in 3 days for sms scam
Kuensel, Buhutan's National Newspaper
Media spokesperson for B-Mobile Hemant Chhetri said they had notified to all customers through ansms asking them not to respond to such scam messages. ...

Web1 new result for SMS scams
Phishing Scams by email or SMS | iLocalDirect - Local Social Network
Scam Watch SCAMwatch is warning Australians to continue to be wary of phishing scams received by email or SMS following a twist which leads to fraudulent ...

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