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

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16.12.11

Scams News for 12/16/11

News8 new results for internet scams
 
Why politicians want to control the internet?
Moneylife Personal Finance site and magazine
Politicians want to control the internet because they are worried about internet scamstaking over their games. Unfortunately, these scams mostly don't come with guarantees You have recently received e-mails from a lady pretending to be the unfortunate ...
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Moneylife Personal Finance site and magazine
BBB Warns of New Death Threat Email Scam
WKBN/WYFX-TV
It even came to our newsroom email. It says someone close to you wants you dead. But the Better Business Bureau said this is a new twist on a classic scam. Lisa Hilyard got quite the surprise when she checked our newsroom email Thursday morning. ...
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Illinois Man Faces Up to Twenty Years in Prison for Internet Auction Real ...
LoanSafe
Now we have entered the era of the real estate auction scam and this one recently busted by the FBI was operated on the internet. According to the FBI, An Illinois man was able to advertise and sell property in the Northern Alabama area through (out of ...
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Internet Explorer: Microsoft plans 'silent' updates
BBC News
To beat such scams, Mr Gavin, said that once the latest version of the browser was installed all future updates would arrive silently and be applied without a user getting involved. Chester Wisniewski, senior security advisor at Sophos, said the plan ...
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BBC News
Holiday scam scan
New York Post
Scams and shams are more plentiful than cheapo ties sold off pushcarts. Patronize local merchants. Less risk of a scurvy or non transaction. Neighborhood shops enable you to personally pick, choose and verify. Out of town Internet savvy institutions ...
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Federal and Local Officials Warn Americans of Rise in Telephone Scams ...
7thSpace Interactive (press release)
More information about mass-marketing fraud is available through the Department of Justice's mass-marketing fraud website at http://www.justice.gov/criminal/fraud/internet/. Be suspicious of any offer that sounds too good to be true. ...
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Beware Of Scam Callers Changing Your Phone Provider
Lifehacker Australia
The Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman (TIO) has warned of a rise in scams where companies pretend they are representing a consumer's existing phone or internet provider but then conning the customer into switching to a different service. ...
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Police warn of fake check scams
Carlsbad Current Argus
With a large variety of bogus checks being found across the state, the attorney general's Consumer Protection Division have been posting pictures of these counterfeit checks on an Internet database. The database is regularly updated to help consumers ...
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Web3 new results for internet scams
 
Mortgage Fraud Blog - Illinois Man Admits Internet Auction Real ...
Keith D. Gunter, 49, Illinois, pleaded guilty in federal court to an Internet auction scam in which he advertised and sold property in northwestern Alabama that he ...
mortgagefraudblog.com/.../16054-illinois-man-pleads-guilty-t...
internet scam - Gmail Help
internet scam. ... Help forum > Gmail > Suspicious Messages and Scams > internet scam.internet scam, Report abuse · pberberov. Level 1 4:51 AM. Explain ...
www.google.com/support/forum/p/gmail/thread?tid...hl...
Are those grow taller things on the internet all scams? - Yahoo ...
Yea, I can imagine that the ones where they ask you to buy and ebook can be ... yes, they're allscams. ... Your height is determined by your genes. Forget the ...
answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid...

News1 new result for text scams
Shopping Patriots? Watch out for scams
Patriots.com
It is important to know what to look for while shopping online in order to avoid scams. Many sites use the word "Official" in their logo or text even though they have no affiliation with the team. Access the Patriots ProShop through patriots.com to be ...
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Web2 new results for SMS scams
Google pulls dozens of apps from Android Market for SMS scams ...
Google's popular Android operating system appears to still be the mobile operating system of choice for fraudsters and malware authors: Google has just.
tekit2go.com/google-pulls-dozens-of-apps-from-android-mar...
Google pulls dozens of apps from Android Market for SMS scams | IT ...
Source: http://news.yahoo.com/google-pulls-dozens-apps-android-market-sms-scams-175030824.html. Shush, already. That's the message the Federal ...
www.itnewspost.com/.../google-pulls-dozens-of-apps-from-an...

News3 new results for "internet predators"
Sting targets sex predators
MyFox Tampa Bay
"One team with one mission, with the goal to find and arrest internet predators," explained Gerald Bailey, FDLE's Commissioner. ...
FDLE arrests 48 in child computer sex crimes investigation
Wink News
“The arrests in Operation Amalgamate show the strength of what has become one team with one goal – to find and arrest internet predators attempting to ...

Wink News
Monitor and Protect Those New PCs with PC Pandora Computer ...
Benzinga
PC Pandora computer monitoring software keeps kids safe from Internet predators and cyberbullying and is currently on sale for the holidays at half-price. ...

Web2 new results for "internet predators"
For Parents: Internet Predators – Montana Department of Justice
Internet predators seek out others online to harm them. Most Internet predators do what is called “grooming.” Many Internet predators are adults who have ...
doj.mt.gov/safeinyourspace/parents-internet-predators/
Are Internet Predators Talking To A Child On ... - High Tech Newswire
Internet Surfing And Child Monitoring, Know Whether Or Not A Child Is Being Safe And Mature Online? Download Free Trial Today. What does a child or ...
www.hightechnewswire.com/internet-predators.../33904

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