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 10/17/11

News5 new results for internet scams
Scams on the rise as economy down
The Augusta Chronicle
In 2010, the Internet Crime Complaint Center received more that 303000 complaints, the second highest total in 10 years. Topping the list were nondelivery of payment or merchandise, scams using the FBI's name and identity theft. ...
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Greed Makes People Victims Of Fraud, Says Perlis Police Chief
KANGAR, Oct 17 (Bernama) -- Greedy people are prone to fall victim to scams, including those conducted over the Internet, Perlis police chief SAC Zull Aznam Haron said today. He said the worst part is that these people are repeatedly taken for a ride ...
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Economy Down, Self-Employment Scams on the Rise
Learn how to spot self-employment scams and stay safe. Lots of people around the world are searching for jobs, and plenty of them are using the Internet to do it -- but be forewarned. Job seeking scams are becoming increasingly more popular, ...
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Expat rates: savings accounts for children
However, there are also an increasing number of highly-sophisticated internet scams. Cyber criminals are designing bugs which produce internet pages which look exactly like the real ones: there has been a rash of these recently emanating from Spain. ...
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Boiler room scam takes Rothschild name in vain
Financial News
... operators were telling people the firm was an acquisition target. This follows a spate of “brand bandits” stealing the identity of some of the UK's best-known asset managers to stage an elaborate internet scam, as reported by Financial News in May.
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News1 new result for text scams
Phishing E-Mail Scam Attacking Holland's SNS Bank Identified
SPAMfighter News
Moreover, the e-mail's text along with the accompanying web-form uses the Dutch language, suggesting largely that the phishing scam aims at Holland ...

Web2 new results for text scams
Avoid Telephone/Text Messaging/Email Scams « News and Editorials
When contacted via telephone, email or text messaging, NEVER give out your personal or financial information. Many scams include notifying someone that ...
Deputies warn against vishing, smishing scams - WBBH ...
Scammers have a new way of trying to get your personal information and steal your identity. We found out this new scam uses texts and voicemail against you.

News2 new results for SMS scams
Beware these 6 emerging cyber threats
Dynamic Business
Smishing is the use of SMS and bogus phone calls to dupe a recipient into providing personal information to a hacker – akin to a phishing scam. ...
Symantec: Mobile Malware Makers Follow The Money
eWEEK Europe UK
Despite the scams and poisoning of apps, criminals are finding it hard to ... full access to SMS, to any storage card, and full access to the Internet. ...

News1 new result for "internet predators"
Screamfest LA 2011 Exclusive: Director PJ Pettiette Talks Julia X ...
Dread Central
After a cat-and-mouse game, she eventually subdues The Stranger, and we discover that Julia and her younger sister, Jessica (Willis), are Internet predators ...

Web1 new result for "internet predators"
Child Abductions Due to Internet Predators -
Top questions and answers about Child Abductions Due to Internet Predators. Find 14 questions and answers about Child Abductions Due to Internet Predators ...

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