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 10/6/11

News9 new results for internet scams
Internet scammers stay on the attack
The Journal News |
In Internet scams, it's always about the money, like when scammers recently hijacked the email address book of Charlie Maushardt, president of the Nam Knights, which does so much in the Rockland community. In fact, Maushardt had just signed on to his ...
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Email scammers tout assets of deposed Arab leaders
Montreal Gazette
By Oliver Holmes, Reuters October 5, 2011 Nigerian princes are no longer the ruse of choice foremail scammers. These days, they are more likely to pretend that they are related to deposed Arab dictators. BEIRUT - Scam emails supposedly from close ...
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Internet, phone scams abound says RCMP
Cochrane Eagle
Being innovative is not only a trait of those in the business forum, but in the complex world ofInternet scams as well. Cochrane RCMP received a myriad of complaints during the month of September regarding computer scams where local residents accepted ...
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How to Avoid Internet Dating Scams - Advice from Insight Investigations (press release)
Over the past few days the media has been dominated by reports of the sharp increase in internetdating scam victims and the financial and emotional cost it brings. This advice from Insight Investigations director and Vice Chairman of the World ...
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Facebook scammers exploit Steve Jobs' death
TG Daily
With the internet lighting up to express sadness at the death of Steve Jobs, security experts are warning of scammers attempting to take advantage. According to Graham Cluley of Sophos, one Facebook scam has already emerged, purporting to offer users...
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TG Daily
Vancouver Police release top ten list of avoidable scams
The police also warn of scams that are quite common and have been around since the Internet became popular. These are the "Nigerian scam", offering a huge amount of money if a smaller amount is sent to them first and emails from financial institutions ...
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Police offer advice on avoiding scams
Fort Scott Tribune
West said the FSPD has seen several different types of scams, from Internet scams involving the sale of items online, and phone and mail scams, to email scams involving overseas solicitations for different charities, lotteries or investments. ...
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Mesa Del Sol warns of Craigslist scam
Yuma Sun
“If you can't meet with the person face to face and physically inspect the property, you should never send money ... because 99.9 percent of the time you are falling victim to a scam.” Unfortunately, if you do happen to fall prey to an Internet scam, ...
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Action Line: FDIC top-10 list helps consumers
Tulsa World
FDIC YouTube channel: Videos on topics such as deposit insurance and Internet fraud, and messages from FDIC Chairman Sheila Bair. Money Smart, a financial education program: Offers curriculum concentrating on the development of consumer financial ...
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Web2 new results for internet scams
Internet Scams - Work From Home
Soon we will be discussing many issues and problems with internet fraud and ... 419 scam ioffer scam email scams money laundering scams email scams ...
Internet scammers stay on the attack - lohud
Internet scammers stay on the attack. Bob Baird Journal News Columnist. October 6, 2011. The ping on my cellphone just after midnight indicated a new email, ...

News1 new result for text scams
Facebook scammers exploit Steve Jobs' death
Survey scams work by conning punters into handing over personal details and completing questionnaires in exchange for non-existent offers. In some cases marks are induced to sign up for premium-rate text messaging services of dubious value (eg, ...
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News1 new result for SMS scams
Fraudulent Email Warning: An Update
Insurance News Net
Recent solicitations have been communicated via SMS text message suggesting grants forthcoming for ... All of these communications are fraudulent scams. ...

News1 new result for "internet predators"
Who are your children chatting with online?
For more information, see the Internet Safety Guide for Parents: Internet Predators, courtesy of the Center for Young Women's Health, ...

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