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

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Scams News for 10/31/11

News9 new results for internet scams
CU-Boulder student email accounts targeted by scam
Colorado Daily
By Courtney Gibb For the Colorado Daily University of Colorado students have been targeted by anemail phishing scam, according to the Community Protection Division of the Boulder County District Attorney's Office. An email sent to many students claims ...
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Fraud Squad investigates online pay day loans
KXLH Helena News
Internet payday loans sound great, but unfortunately are scams too many Montanan's are falling for. Jolene Bach, with Consumer Credit Counseling Service, said, "These are short-term loans where you can go online and fill out an application, ...
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Don't let Halloween malware haunt your PC
By John Leyden • Get more from this author Halloween celebrations on Monday are likely to be haunted by rampant malware infections and an onslaught of internet scams, security watchers warn. Wicked writers of devilish code are likely to take advantage ...
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Scam Artists Target Military Service Members
WRTV Indianapolis
Bank lenders are also prohibited from foreclosing on a service member's home. "With the Internet, it's easy to run a scam," Petraeus said. The Attorney General's office said US-based scams often involve high interest loans. The office has also uploaded ...
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Message Board Scammers
By Jennifer Derrick, October 31st, 2011 | No Comments The holidays are approaching and with them comes the annual increase in scammers and con artists. One place to be especially wary is on Internet message forums. If you spend a lot of time on forums, ...
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Internet job scams thousands of dollars lost
Soon you will be redirected to the page you were seeking, and a confirmation email will be delivered to you. You will need to respond to the confirmation e-mail for your account to be activated. is dedicated to bringing you exceptional news ...
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Avoid anti-virus scams
News & Observer
Cloud-based backup services, which store your data remotely via the Internet, are another good option, as long as the service encrypts its information. Although there are several important software and hardware elements to such a strategy, ...
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Cops Caution about Scam IRS E-Mails
SPAMfighter News
Worryingly, according to police officials, scam e-mails posing as IRS communications were striking not merely American citizens. During the 2nd week of October 2011, one rogue e-mail spread on theInternet of Treasure Valley (west) (Ontario, Canada), ...
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Eureka woman warns of aggressive telephone scam
Grate said she's not sure how the scammer got her information but that it must have been something he found on the Internet. She said she's concerned about the people who would send the money, no questions asked. ”If he had sounded a little bit more ...
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Web2 new results for internet scams
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News1 new result for SMS scams
Beware, crooks are calling, texting
The Standard
Premium rate SMS services are a value-added text message revenue model for mobile ... Most vulnerable to these scams are the urban poor and rural residents. ...

News1 new result for "internet predators"
Task force: Tracking Internet crimes against Montana children complex
The Missoulian
Shermer works full time busting Internet predators, while Baker and McDermott are part time on the task force. Photo by MICHAEL GALLACHER/Missoulian The ...

Web1 new result for "internet predators"
Internet Safety: Parents vs. Predators - Hopkins Center for the Arts ...
You will hear the story of the Prillaman's daughter being targeted by not one but two internet predators and the lessons they learned about keeping kids safe ...

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