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.

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Internet Scams: News for 11/22/11

News9 new results for internet scams
Criminal probe into online mortgage scams widens
The Associated Press
Monday's news of the widening probe confirmed that the Internet's three largest search engines had been turned into tools of prey for crooks looking to bilk homeowners scrambling to avoid foreclosure. The scams involved online ads making bogus promises ...
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3 Sneaky New Online Scams to Avoid
Consumer Electronics Net
Here are the three new online scams and how to avoid them: Online Scam: Your Dating Match Is Actually a Fraud. The scenario: You're in search of cuties on Internet dating sites when you meet a handsome US Army serviceman stationed in Iraq. ...
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It's your money: Average consumer must be watchdog
McMurray Almanac
More than 1.3 million Americans complained to the Federal Trade Commission last year about problems concerning identify theft, sweepstakes and lottery fraud, and internet scams. Mazza said although anyone can be a victim of identity theft or fraud, ...
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Texans urged by FBI to be leery of Black Friday and Cyber Monday scams
Officials are warning people not to provide anyone in person and on the Internet with their account numbers and personal identification numbers (PIN) if asked or solicited. One common scam involves victims getting an e-mail message guiding the receiver ...
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How to Avoid Phishing Scams
The individual's information is then stolen. Don't give out personal or financial information to a number, fax or email address you do not recognize. Some scams threaten “dire consequences” if you don't provide your card information immediately. ...
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Criminal probe into online mortgage scams widens
Click here Criminal probe into online mortgage scams widens Originally published: November 21, 2011 4:32 PM Updated: November 21, 2011 8:25 PM By The Associated Press MICHAEL LIEDTKE (AP Technology Writer) (AP) -- A criminal investigation into mortgage ...
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'Tis the season for cyberscams!
New York Daily News
The holidays are also a peak time for e-scams, and the Internet Crime Complaint Center ( today posted a list of tips for safe online shopping, including how to avoid gift-card scams. “If you are being solicited to buy a discount gift card from ...
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New York Daily News
Business briefs
Arizona Daily Star
s Bing search engine agreed to stop accepting ads from hundreds of Internet advertisers and agencies tied to scams that made bogus promises to homeowners hoping to avoid foreclosure by modifying their mortgages. The ban also applies to Yahoo Inc., ...
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Savvy Senior: How seniors can guard against identity theft
For more Internet fraud tips including a list of common online scams go to Secure your mail: Empty your mailbox quickly, or consider getting a PO box or buy a locked mailbox to deter thieves. Also, don't leave outgoing mail in your ...
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Blogs1 new result for internet scams
Save Money – Don't Fall For Internet Scams | Advance Finance Blog
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Save Money – Don't Fall For Internet Scams. 0. Comment. November 22nd, 2011. Financial scams abound on the Internet. Since the Internet crosses borders and allows people to create fake identities for themselves, money scams keep ...
Advance Finance Blog

Web2 new results for internet scams
'DGTFX Virus' Email Account Phishing Scam
Messages purporting to be from Yahoo, BT Internet and other email service providers claims that a DGTFX virus has been detected in the recipient's email ...
Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) | Holiday Shopping Tips
Scammers use many techniques to fool potential victims including fraudulent ... Internet criminals post classified ads or auctions for products they do not have. ...

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