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 12/15/11

News6 new results for internet scams
Better Business Bureau: Beware of Mystery Shopper Internet Scam
KRIS Corpus Christi News
CORPUS CHRISTI - The Better Business Bureau wants to warn internet users of a new scam that's swirling around the internet on websites like Craigslist. This scam advertises for people to sign up to be a 'Mystery Shopper' but is actually a ploy to take ...
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Bay Area rent fraud traps unwary
San Jose Mercury News
It turned out to be a scam. The people trying to collect a deposit didn't own the unit. (Jim Stevens/Staff) File this under too good to be true: One bedroom condo in Walnut Creek a short distance from the city's tony downtown; water, Internet and ...
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Holiday scams abound; public warned to be cautious
Ukiah Daily Journal
The MCSO also warns consumers about several Internet shopping pitfalls and "phishing" scams, wherein scammers try to gain access to shoppers' personal information. Phony profiles on social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter claim to be ...
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The dirty dozen scams to watch out for this holiday season
Financial Post
When it comes to consumer scams, the Internet is any hacker's virtual playground. Forty percent of identity theft victims were targeted while making online purchases in 2011, according to an identity fraud report by Javelin Strategy & Research. ...
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Beware of fraudulent activity during holiday season
Glendale Star
The Dec. 8 meeting focused on fraud, forgery, schemes, and scams. As the holiday approaches, the amount of fraudulent acts is known to increase - this is because shopping and Internet activity increase. Coffee with a Cop featured detective Harry ...
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From social media abuse to mobile malware to major busts, past year filled ...
Dark Reading
December 13, 2011 – IID (Internet Identity'), a provider of technology and services that help organizations secure their Internet presence, today released its list of the top security trends from 2011. Some specific trends that IID saw emerge over the ...
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Blogs1 new result for internet scams
Beware Nanny / Au Pair scams spread via spam email | Naked ...
By Graham Cluley
Graham Cluley announces he is leaving Sophos to become a full-time nanny to a rich family in London. At least, that's his plan after he received a job offer via email. Do you think things will work out for him?
Naked Security

Web2 new results for internet scams
More Internet Scams « Coto Housing Blog
More Internet Scams. cdcrez / Dec 12th, 11 / 0 Comments / Share this Entry. The following is a true story. I listed a used Honda Civic for sale on ebay. The car ...
Internet Scams: PSC Mass Media Project - YouTube
This video was made for the *Communication and Mass Media* class at PSC with Professor ...

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