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.


Internet Scams: News for 11/26/11

News8 new results for internet scams
Alert over Christmas internet scams
The Sun
By STEVE HAWKES, Business Editor FRAUD-busters last night warned Brits poised to spend £8billion on Christmas over the web to protect their money like never before. "Mega" Monday in two days' time marks the official start of the festive spending frenzy ...
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Mayor's email account hijacked by scammers
The State
The email is coming from your friend's account, and it does sound legit, but you didn't even know your friend was on vacation. Be careful before sending cash, you're this far from becoming the victim of the latest internet scam. ...
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The State
Rockingham police warn residents of scams
Richmond County Daily Journal
Please be aware that there are multiple other Internet scams, email scams, “phishing” websites, and telephone scams out there. Other points to remember: — You cannot win a lottery that you did not enter. — Almost all solicitations involving money ...
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Today's Web Report: Avoid Wi-Fi scams while traveling
Today's THV
If you are using Wi-Fi to access the internet at the airport, you could be ... A woman stranded on a cliff in North Little Rock's Emerald Park is safe after a ... Stuttgart is holding its annual World's Championship Duck Calling Contest . ...
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BizCloud Computing Consultants: How to Avoid Black Friday E-commerce Scams
PR Web (press release)
The anonymity and easy accessibility of the World Wide Web offer scammers a golden opportunity for preying on online shoppers who are drawn to the Internet with promises of spectacular deals at jaw-droppingly low prices. While online retailers do ...
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Cyber Monday means savings, but also possible phishing, scams
However, it's still a huge shopping day for Internet sales, and many Internet retailers will drag out Cyber Monday from that Monday through the last day of the holiday shopping season. Folks are spending more time shopping online, too, and less time ...
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Scammers don't take a holiday
Also, with the increased technology, scammers are no longer limited to the telephone and the mail, but may also use the Internet and emails, he said. The Christmas holiday shopping season may also be a time for increased scam efforts. ...
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Beware of e-mail scams during holidays
Salisbury Post
Consumers who receive suspicious e-mails should report them to the Internet Crime Complaint Center at For more information, please visit or call the BBB at 704-27-8617 or toll-free in NC and SC at 1-877-317-7236.
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Web3 new results for internet scams
Beware the Net - Internet - Scams
Care Online The online world, at present used by nearly every person alive, has developed into a simple to sign up for, and the swiftest developing societal ...
I hv a scam email/pdf from Mrs Elizabeth with "winnings" from ...
Explain your issue in full detail here: Congratulations!!! Your E-mail ID has won ... Just mark it as spam and forget about it. It's a well known one. ... Thanx. When I get ...
CT police warn shoppers of Internet, credit card scams - News 12
Police say the use of credit card 'skimmers' is on the rise this holiday season.

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