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

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18.11.11

Scams News for 11/18/11

Web1 new result for SMS scams
 
Nokia Yearly Promo SMS Saying Congrats: Complaints, Scam ...
Complaints, scams, & reviews posted in our free Submit a Complaint department center. I just got an sms saying: “Congratulations your No.is Amoung Lucky ...
hissingkitty.com/.../nokia-yearly-promo-sms-saying-congrats/

News3 new results for "internet predators"
Free Parental Control Technology Alerts Parents to Online Threats
DigitalJournal.com
Such concerns as cyber-bullying, internet predators and inappropriate social networking are difficult or impossible to prevent with filtering products. ...
Toronto school apparently bans brains as well
Medicine Hat News
... play computer games, deal with obesity their whole life and perhaps have parents take lessons on how to identify Internet predators. ...
Overprotectiveness makes us crazy
Columbia Star
Internet predators, unsafe cribs, blankets that burst into flame from exhaled CO-2, car crashes, bike crashes, backyard falls, and choking hazards disguised ...

Web2 new results for "internet predators"
internet predators
Posted in Community, Kid's Club Blog, Safety and Security, Uncategorized | Tags : caution online, file-sharing, internet predators, internet tracking, keeping kids ...
pfcuandyou.com/tag/internet-predators/
Software Allows Chaddock to Provide Safe Internet Access | Alliance1
Students can be particularly vulnerable to Internet predators. So, prior to adopting BASCOM software, Chaddock allowed very limited Internet access. The new ...
www.alliance1.org/.../software-allows-chaddock-provide-safe-...

News10 new results for internet scams
Twilight Internet Scams
WBKO
Norton Security expects to see more Twilight-related malware, scams and spam as the excitement around the movie grows. This isn't the first time Twilight Saga fans have been the target of a scam. In April, 2011 a Twilight scam spread virally on ...
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Sick email scammers targeting families of missing kids
NEWS.com.au
A SICKENING new take on the Nigerian email scam is targeting the anguished parents of missing kids. The Australian Federal Police have issued a warning after a Geelong family received a hoax ransom demand about their missing 24-year-old son. ...
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Internet scams in Cleveland County
Shawnee News Star
Anyone who feels they have become a victim of similar scam should call police immediately and report the crime. Cleveland County Sheriff Joe Lester doesn't want anyone to fall victim to identity thieves. “We've had several of these scams pop up in ...
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Internet Safety for Seniors
Patch.com
When we discuss Internet safety we often are focused on kids and teens, but remember that new users of any age could be targets of online scams and predators. By Jean Westcott Internet safety is important to all of us, but it is most important to ...
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Idaho Falls Church at Center of Internet Scam
Better Business Bureau
Associate pastor Rick Lum says his church is a house of God, not a house of fraud.The small Christ Community Church in Idaho Falls has found itself in somewhat of a scam through no fault of its own. "I don't think it makes a huge impact on us here, ...
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US mortgage scams lured victims with Google ads
AFP
"The first place many homeowners turn for help in lowering their mortgage is the Internet through online search engines, and that's precisely where they are being taken advantage of and targeted." Schemes included getting homeowners to pay up-front ...
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AFP
Net scam bites Jack
Yass Tribune
Jack Wales wants to warn other computer users to be wary of internet scams. He was caught out recently when an attachment in an email completely destroyed his computer. “I received an email that said the carrier was unable to deliver a package… as it ...
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Craigslist scammers working local rental market
Savannah Morning News
“So many people use it there are so many opportunities for scams. Everybody needs to be careful.” Apprehending and prosecuting the scammers is difficult. The Federal Bureau of Investigation hosts a website for internet crime complaints (www.ic3.gov), ...
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BBB: Beware of advance fee loan scams, fraud
Jackson Sun
They're what we call an "advance fee loan" scam. The victims are usually consumers or businesspeople with credit problems. They've been declined by local lenders and search the Internet or classified newspapers for companies that guarantee loans ...
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Government closes mortgage scams tied to Google
Newsday
Click here Government closes mortgage scams tied to Google Published: November 16, 2011 9:27 PM By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The federal government has shut down dozens of Internet scam artists who had been paying Google to run ads making bogus promises to ...
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Blogs1 new result for internet scams
Cleveland County Sheriff Warns Of Internet Scams - Oklahoma City ...
CLEVELAND COUNTY, Okla. -- The Cleveland County Sheriff Joe Lester is warning people about Internet thieves. Thursday, November 17, 2011.
KOCO.com - Most Popular Stories

Web2 new results for internet scams
Twilight Internet Scams
BBB warns to expect malicious hackers to take advantage! Hackers are already poisoning links in Twilight-related searches with malware!
www.wbko.com/.../Twilight_Internet_Scams_134084863.html
Idaho Falls Church at Center of Internet Scam - BBB News Center
Associate pastor Rick Lum says his church is a house of God, not a house of fraud. The small Christ Community Church in Idaho Falls has found itself in ...
snake-river.bbb.org/.../Idaho-Falls-Church-at-Center-of-Intern...

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