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.

What To Do If You Have Been Scammed

Have you lost money due to a scam?

Email: 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.


Internet Scams: News for 2/15/12

News7 new results for internet scams
Internet: USA's FBI warns of dating website scams
The internet is a haven for spammers and scammers and they prey on the innocent, greedy, stupid - and vulnerable. All over the world dating websites provide fertile ground for scammers and the latest warning comes from the USA's FBI.
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Mansfield and Ashfield internet users warned against scams
Mansfield Chad
Police have asked computer users in Nottinghamshire to be on their guard after a number of suspected internet frauds were reported to the force. Nottinghamshire Police have received a number of calls in relation to an internet scam where members of the ...
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Vacaville police warn of scams
In another popular scam, women from different countries contact men through the Internet and attempt to develop a relationship with them. After the relationship is established, the women ask for money to come to the United States, but once the money is ...
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Online scammers target lonely hearts on Valentine's Day
Internet dating sites and chat rooms are becoming more popular with many singles finding it an easy way to meet new people. Unfortunately, scammers are using these sites to break the hearts and bank balances of online users,” Mr Phair, the director of ...
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Puppy scammers using emotion to get your cash
KTNV Las Vegas
Ask for several photos of what you're buying to make sure it's not just a stock photo off the Internet. Google it. A quick Google search in Rich's case would have turned up stories on similar scamsaround the country. Never wire money to any source you ...
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Top 10 scams of 2011 (KNXV-TV)
You may remember many of them from previous years, but while the scam remains the same, the “sell” or story is ever-changing. NCL findings show that most scams start through the internet, target people 46-55 years old and require payment in the form of ...
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Mortgage Relief Scammers Banned From Doing Business Permanently
Statesboro Business News
The FTC alleged that the defendants used direct mail, the Internet, and telemarketing to target homeowners – even those whose lenders had denied them modifications or who had been sent foreclosure notices. The defendants typically asked for half of the ...
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Web1 new result for internet scams
Adan victim of internet scam » Local News » - Ada ...
Sweeney said internet scams are a common occurrence. “Unfortunately, I've never seen anyone collect,” he said. “Once the money's gone, it's too hard to track it ...

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