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

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13.1.12

Scams News for 1/13/12

News9 new results for internet scams
Who's most gullible online and why? Secrets from scam world revealed
msnbc.com
Think grandma and grandpa are the most likely to fall for Internet scams? Think again, suggests a study on gullibility released earlier this month. Younger, less educated, underpaid Americans are the group most likely to fall for schemes of digital ...
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Know the scam to avoid it
Omaha World-Herald
This new website also helps visitors to detect scams themselves and to report scams they've discovered. Consumers and businesses are encouraged to sign in and ask to get our Scam Alerts via email. Jim Hegarty is president of the Better Business Bureau ...
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Tech Beat: My Nigerian Millions
Times-Standard
Like many Internet scams, their success depends on volume. For every 10000 emails they send out, they may get only a couple of responses, but that is all they need. Often, victims are asked to come to Nigeria. If that happens, the victim runs the risk ...
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An eBid Scam? - Online Auction Review
King of How To News
The Internet is filling fast with all sorts of schemes aimed at enticing consumers with promises of hot deals that ultimately disappear before their eyes. One company named E Bid claims to offer its members a chance at big savings; however, ...
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King of How To News
Another financial scam on the rise?
The Freeport News
By Yasmin Popescu For years now people have been warned about the various types of financialscams going on, especially over the internet. 'AS PART of our expansion program, we are looking for part time: Sales Clerk Rep, Pay Roll, Mystery Shopper, ...
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New wave of phone scams hits Crowder, Canadian areaa
Mcalester News Capital
Meanwhile, Pittsburg County Undersheriff Richard Bedford has confirmed a new wave of phone orInternet scams have been launched. In addition to the Crowder woman, Pittsburg County Sheriff's Investigator Tommy Lyons said he's working on a complaint from ...
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Typo squatting drives fraud sites up the Web charts
GCN.com
By Kevin McCaney Fraudulent websites are becoming some of the more frequently visited sites on the Internet as a result of people mistyping the address of a legitimate site — in particular, Twitter, according to a report from Websense. ...
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The gray cloud hanging over CES: Anti-piracy law SOPA pits tech vs. tech
msnbc.com
Outright scams. Our effort to unmask these 21st Century headaches and offer solutions that save you time and money. The gray cloud hanging over CES: Anti-piracy law SOPA pits tech vs. tech By Bob Sullivan Amid the glitz and glamour of Consumer ...
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Philadelphia Man Convicted for Stealing the Identities of More Than 1300 People
LoanSafe
by Moe Bedard on January 12, 2012 in Scams (Source: FBI) – PHILADELPHIA—David Ballard, 35, of Philadelphia, was convicted today of eight counts of mail fraud and five counts of aggravated identity theft in connection with an attempted scheme to ...
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Web1 new result for internet scams
About internet fraud? - Yahoo! Answers
About internet fraud? I found a post on free cycle by Jose McKee  yahoo.com> saying that his wife has a new apple ipad 2. I replied and this is ...
answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid...

News2 new results for text scams
NTC-2 warns public on 'text' scams anew
Philippine Information Agency
13 (PIA) -– The National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) region 2 has again warned the public, especially cell phone users on the different styles of text scams, following the increasing number of reported victims last year. ...
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Pew: Almost one in ten Americans have donated to charity by text
Digitaltrends.com
The study's findings will also likely be noted by online scammers: mobile users' willingness to quickly support charities via text in the wake of disasters could easily be exploited. Premium text messaging scams already take advantage of many ...
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Digitaltrends.com

Web1 new result for text scams
LCSO Warns Citizens About Recent Text Alert Scams
In recent days numerous, Lowndes County citizens have received text messages purporting to be various banking institutions.
www.wctv.tv/.../LCSO_Warns_Citizens_About_Recent_Text_...

News1 new result for SMS scams
Students fume over changed timetable - by Albertina Nakale
New Era
... to be extra cautious and not to fall prey to several scams circulating on the . ... “I was lucky because I received an SMS that timetables changed. ...

News1 new result for "internet predators"
Crime Prevention To Host Talk On Dangers Of Internet Predators
HQ Grande Prairie
By Jeff Henson Grande Prairie Crime Prevention is bringing in a victim of an internet predator to talk about the dangers of chatting on-line with a stranger ...

Web1 new result for "internet predators"
How you can protect your children from internet predators ...
How you can protect your children from internet predators. JONESBORO, AR ( KAIT) - Kids are inside more this time of year due to weather or other reasons, and ...
www.craigheadcounty.org/node/1407

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