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 10/19/11

News10 new results for internet scams
FBI Warns of Latest Internet Scams
By James Myers The Federal Bureau of Investigations' Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) has issued a report about the latest internet scams being perpetrated on the web. The report, based on information from law enforcement and complaints submitted ...
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Financial losses from Internet bank fraud hit record high Y270 bil
Japan Today
The National Police Agency said Tuesday that financial losses from Internet bank fraud have hit a record high 270 billion yen since April. It said that 53 banking institutions have been hit by cyber-thieves. In some cases, more than 20 million yen was ...
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Scam suspends off-campus jobs site
Yale Daily News
By James Lu, Sharon Yin Suspicions of an Internet scam have led administrators to suspend the off-campus jobs section of Yale's Student Employment website. After a dubious posting appeared this fall that sought to trick students out of their money, ...
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Michelle Singletary: Watch out for social media scams
Washington Post
All this Internet openness has made it much easier for people to be preyed upon by con artists who specialize in affinity fraud, using someone's connection to certain groups to gain their trust and ultimately their life savings. ...
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Sarnia woman nearly taken by rent scam
Sarnia Observer
He recommends using Internet tools, like Google Street View and Canada411, to confirm that what someone claims is true. Many of the scams originate overseas and ask victims to wire money.Internet fraud investigations that end in the locating of a ...
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Sniff out investment scams
Sydney Morning Herald
Scammers have become more sophisticated and the internet has allowed them to widen their reach and to make their scams more convincing. How do I spot a scam? The Crime Commission says the most common approach is an unsolicited phone call referring you ...
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Sydney Morning Herald
Florence police warn of financial scams as holidays approach
Florence County Sheriff's Lt. Jason Dore agreed with Davis' recommendations and said his office routinely receives reports of financial scams conducted via email and telephone. “We get a lot of thescams where they contact you by phone or by email or ...
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Halloween-Themed Black hat SEO have Begun
SPAMfighter News
Though Halloween still has a few weeks to go, but online crooks are fully charged with new scamsaimed at trapping users and infecting hacking of computers. Websense Researchers found onescam related to black hat internet search engine optimization in ...
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Area Crime Statistics
Fenton Tri County Times
Scams, including Internet fraud and those targeting the elderly, continue to be a trend, not just in Linden, but across the country, said Sutter. A noticeable increase can be seen in arrests associated with malicious destruction of property (MDOP) ...
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Personal Finance Security Start-up Closes $10 Million Round
The New York City-based company scans credit card bills for unauthorized, wrong, or deceptive charges using a combination of algorithms, complaints posted on the Internet about scams, and feedback from users (the last bit being the "people-powered" ...
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News1 new result for SMS scams
No Surprise: Scammers Focus On Tricking The French With False ...
We've seen similar scams for a few years now, but with the French three strikes administrators, ...For the confirmation code by SMS: send CODE to 81015. ...

Web2 new results for SMS scams
Nokia Yearly Promos SMS Ticket: Complaints, Scam, Problems ...
Complaints, scams, & reviews posted in our free Submit a Complaint department center. I received asms from +27886021828 saying i have won a R175.000 on ...
Is the Diet Solution Program a Scam? | Mobile Marketing SMS
The query is straightforward to know as there are a variety of scams in the weight reduction business, however on this case you possibly can relaxation assured ...

News1 new result for "internet predators"
Sparta Middle School students learn life lessons in new leadership ...
Christian County Headliner News
Covering the perils of hunting safety, prescription drugs, abduction, suicide, cyber bullying and Internet predators, students say they hope the skits help ...

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