Internet Scams Exposed

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

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Email: mbhutten@gmail.com 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.

20.12.11

Scams News for 12/20/11

News10 new results for internet scams
 
Police warning over ongoing internet scam
Borders Today
Lothian and Borders Police are again asking the public to be on their guard following further complaints from the public concerning a recent computer scam. Last week, a woman from Peebles received a call to her home by a company calling themselves ...
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Couple's ticket scam busted in Coshocton County
Coshocton Tribune
For four years Todd Steinhaus, also known as "Papa Bear" and Jessica Steinhaus, also known as "Boo Bear," used hundreds of fake email addresses and fake names to pull off a ticket-selling scam that netted them more than $200000, authorities said. ...
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Phishing Scam Targets MobileMe Customers
The Mac Observer
There's a new Phishing scam targeting Apple's MobileMe customers. The scam attempts to get users to send their MobileMe login information—which for some customers is the same as their iTunes account—by posing as a spoofed letter from Internet service ...
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Lady Gaga Facebook Scam After Twitter Hack: No iPads From Mama Monster
Gather Celebs News Channel
Earlier today the Mama Monster had her Twitter hacked, and now there is a Lady Gaga Facebook scam sweeping the Internet. There will not be a special version of the Edge of Glory Singer's iPad coming in three days. While a Lady Gaga iPad sounds like an ...
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Online fraud puts consumers at risk
Baltimore Sun
... and that's why we are in favor of legislation, international agreements and the internal policies of the International Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) that help curb this rampant Internet fraud and criminal activity. ...
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Smishing scam hits area bank customers
WOOD-TV
Many scams look official, even using the bank's name, like in this case. "Some people don't understand they are dealing with a stranger," said Tjapkes. "They get an email, they think it looks legitimate, and so they respond. ...
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Warning of online Christmas scams
Lismore Northern Star
WITH the rise of the internet, Christmas now comes with a whole new range of risks ranging from dodgy online stores to fake, virus-filled, emails. Summerland Credit Union has released a guide to help Northern Rivers residents stay safe while they deck ...
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FTC Asks ICANN To Scale Back Domain Plan
Mediapost.com
by Wendy Davis, Yesterday, 4:23 PM A planned expansion of available domain names could result in a proliferation of phishing scams, the Federal Trade Commission warns in a letter to the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers. ...
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82 year old man scammed out of $44376, victim of senior scam
Toms River News
You people must be real low lives to judge kids on the internet, I doubt you know more about them than what... Jackson!: Your on the Internet, trashing someone else's kids who just went through possibly the most trying... Jackson! ...
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Homeowners Should Beware of Mortgage Modification Scams, Warns CALIFORNIA ...
MarketWatch (press release)
According to the Federal Trade Commission, these scammers review foreclosure notices in newspapers, the Internet, and public files to identify potential victims. Ads that scammers place online, on television, and in newspapers claiming to "Stop ...
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Web1 new result for internet scams
 
Internet Scams - Diamond Bar, CA Patch
Comprehensive local coverage of Diamond Bar, CA. Featuring news and events, business listings, discussions, announcements, photos and videos.
diamondbar.patch.com/topics/Internet+Scams

News1 new result for SMS scams
iPad scammers pwn Lady Gaga's Facebook page
Register
Survey scams have been endemic on Facebook for months. ... In many cases marks are induced to sign up for premium rate SMS services of dubious utility. ®

Web1 new result for SMS scams
Avoid Being Scammed from Fraud Apps / SMS Scams on Android ...
This article will guide you to Avoid Being Scammed from Fraud Apps / SMS Scams on Android.
androidadvices.com/avoid-scammed-fraud-apps-sms-scams-an...

Web1 new result for "internet predators"
FDLE arrests 48 suspected Internet predators in Operation ...
Florida law enforcement officials said they arrested 48 men in the latest statewide roundup of suspected online predators and child pornography traders.
www.cfnews13.com/.../FDLE-arrests-48-suspected-Internet-pr...

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