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: mbhutten@yahoo.com. 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: mbhutten@gmail.com 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.

21.10.11

Scams News for 10/21/11


News8 new results for internet scams
 
Simple precautions can prevent Internet fraud
MiamiHerald.com
There are several websites that provide information about the myriad internet scams in use today. The website www.lookstoogoodtobetrue.com was launched in October 2005 by the FBI, US Postal Service and several commercial partners to educate and help ...
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Simple Yet Effective Internet Scam Works Its Way Into Bronx Housing Market
CBS New York
Thanks to an Internet scam, people online paid money to rent a home in the Bronx that was actually for sale. (Photo: CBS 2) NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A Bronx man is living a nightmare while trying to sell his house. His home and name have been dragged ...
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Former beauty queen 'stole $30M in internet scam five years after winning the ...
Daily Mail
By Daily Mail Reporter She had it all: the state's sash and crown, the duo-award winning 'Husband of the Year,' six 'beautiful' children, and allegedly her own $30 millionscam profiting off the pockets of thousands of Americans. ...
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Daily Mail
High-tech scams take the next step, arriving on your phone
Great Falls Tribune
A new high-tech con known as "smishing" moves from the email realm to the text-messaging realm. The scam can also come in the form of an automated call. TRIBUNE FILE PHOTO Two Great Falls credit unions are warning customers about a "smishing" scam ...
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Donald Trump: Internet Gambling Mogul
Forbes
I have worked at Forbes since 2000, where I have helped expose everything from hedge fund scamsto LBO home runs, Yasser Arafat's corruption and the liquidity crisis at Harvard University's endowment. With the US casino industry making a hard push to ...
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Finding The Best Affiliate Marketing Programs
Market Press Release (press release)
Online Scams Uncovered helps find the best affiliate marketing programs and network marketing companies to join. Find out internet scams and online fraud as we build a successful web around us. Market Press Release – October 20, 2011 11:08 pm – Fast ...
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Grandfather scam targets the elderly
CTV.ca
... to trick his grandfather, but the trail went cold because the fraud artist hid his real number by using something called caller ID spoofing technology. The technology is readily available on theInternet, according to Telus spokesman Shawn Hall. ...
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SEC Issues Investor Alert on Trading Seminar Scams
AdvisorOne
... company promoting the investment seminar as well as the trading products or classes being sold at the seminar to see if they have any history of complaints, fraud, or criminal activity. For all speakers, start by checking an Internet search engine. ...
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Web2 new results for internet scams
 
Scam Lottery Email Claims to be from Facebook - BBB News Center
The Better Business Bureau warns that a bogus email supposedly from Mark Zuckerberg at Facebook is popping up in email inboxes. The scam email claims ...
www.dallas.bbb.org/.../scam-lottery-email-claims-to-be-from-f...
Internet Marketing Scams | Online Scams Uncovered
Search online scams & submit internet fraud. Add negative reviews and legitimate complaints to help uncover internet scams. Take action before individuals get ...
www.onlinescamsuncovered.com/tag/internet-marketing-scams



News5 new results for text scams
'Smishing' Scammers Target Cell Phones
NewsFactor Network
With smishing, identity thieves use cell phone voice mail messages and texts to trick victims into handing over vital information. Tracking smishing scam ...
Gaddafi death reports likely to spawn multiple scams
Register
Scams along the same lines but featuring supposed images of Gaddafi are almost ... them into signing up to useless premium rate text messaging services. ...
Man Wanted In A/C, TV Sales Scams
KSAT San Antonio
... has been involved in numerous air conditioner and big screen television sales scams. ... To text a tip, Text "Tip 127 plus your tip" to CRIMES (274637), ...
QR Malware Surfaces On Apps
Mediapost.com
Through many text providers in Russia and elsewhere in the world, just about anyone can set up a premium number to reap an easy profit from such a scam. ...
FIve Ways to Detect an Email Phishing Attack
TMC Net
It's hard to imagine falling victim to one of these scams until it's too late. ... In 'Text to display', you will see the link that you see in your email. ...

Web1 new result for text scams
INTERNET SCAMS EXPOSED: Scams News for 10/20/11
SCAM WATCH: Internet & SMS Scams - Phishing - Email Fraud These emails and text messages are real examples of current scams. Learn to identify them. ...
www.internetscamswatch.com/.../scams-news-for-102011.html



News1 new result for SMS scams
New Security Threat: Infected QR Codes
Mashable
The code actually contained malware that sent SMS codes to a premium rate ... Infected QR codes could also be used for phishing scams, Armstrong says. ...

Web1 new result for SMS scams
INTERNET SCAMS EXPOSED: Scams News for 10/19/11
SCAM WATCH: Internet & SMS Scams - Phishing - Email Fraud These emails and text messages are real examples of current scams. Learn to identify them. ...
www.internetscamswatch.com/.../scams-news-for-101911.html

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