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: mbhutten@yahoo.com. They will be posted on this site without your email address.

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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.

5.1.12

Scams News for 1/5/12

News8 new results for internet scams
 
Better Business Bureau ranks Top 10 scams of 2011
The Grand Rapids Press - MLive.com
Sales Scam: Some penny auctions are among the latest Internet scams. Items can be bought cheap, but there is a fee for bidding, and if you don't win the product, you're out the bid money. “Winners often are not even the top bidder, just the last bidder ...
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The Grand Rapids Press - MLive.com
How to Avoid Scams and Protect Privacy on Facebook(R): Tips From the Experts ...
MarketWatch (press release)
REDWOOD CITY, CA, Jan 04, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- With 800 million active users, there is no better place on the web other than Facebook for scammers, phishers, clickjackers, and all other species of Internet villains, perfectly illustrated ...
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Better Business Bureau warns of top 10 scams
The Province
A similar brand-spoof scam masquerading as a Canada Revenue Agency notice of a refund landed in Dianne May-lor's email box Wednesday. It offered her an extra $410 from her revised 2011 tax return, as long as she clicked on a link. "So I'm thinking, ...
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Former Bismarck diocese priest facing prison time for stealing money from ...
Bismarck Tribune
A former priest faces prison time for using the money of a disabled man to participate in Internet scams. Cyprian Meier had lost his job with the Bismarck Catholic Diocese for spending parishioners' money in the same kind of schemes. ...
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Internet, BC Hydro customers, gold sellers top targets of scammers in 2011
CanadianBusiness.com
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld VANCOUVER - The BC Better Business Bureau says Internet users and Hydro customers were among the biggest targets of con artists last year. The bureau has released its list of the top 10 scams of 2011, including web offers ...
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FBI Warns Of Scams; Victim Speaks To NBC4
NBC4i.com
The FBI released new numbers for December, and the scammers didn't take the holidays off. For the month of December, the FBI's Internet Crime Complaint Center received 552 complaints from Ohio residents who reported being victims of some type of scam ...
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How To Boost Your Phishing Scam Detection Skills
Lifehacker Australia
While it can't possible verify every single site on the internet, it can make you aware of potentially harmful sites and phishing scams. All you have to do is install the extension for your browser and it will display a trust rating in your browser's ...
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Seniors: Beware of Scams
Patch.com
Counterfeit Prescription Drugs: Most commonly, counterfeit drug scams operate on the Internet, where seniors increasingly go to find better prices on specialized medications. The danger is that besides paying money for something that will not help a ...
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News1 new result for text scams
Top 10 scams of 2012
CBC.ca
The Better Business Bureau has released its list of the top 10 scams of 2012, warning scammers are capitalizing by using false pretences to con consumers. The list is developed jointly by the BBB, Consumer Protection BC, and the BC Crime Prevention ...
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News1 new result for SMS scams
A bad year for sorcerers
Telegraph.co.uk
... target educated people via email and SMS scams. But financial crimes and fraud are only a part of the sorcery cases we see in this part of the world. ...

Web1 new result for SMS scams
www.scamwarners.com • View topic - Nokia promo scam (SMS ...
Nokia promo scam (SMS) +447024044299. Post by Nailgunner on Wed Jan 04, 2012 3:48 pm. the UK redirect number +447024044299 appears in connection ...
www.scamwarners.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=12&t...

Web1 new result for "internet predators"
Porn, Predators, and the Kids Next Door: Victim of Child Rape ...
Now, a decade later, she speaks around the United States warning parents, educators, and children about the threat of Internet predators. She speak with us ...
www.covenanteyes.com/.../porn-predators-and-the-kids-next-...

1 comment:

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