Internet Scams Exposed

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

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Internet Scams: News for 2/22/12

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FBI warns of new variation on telephone collection scam related to delinquent ...
Your Houston News
The FBI Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) continues to receive complaints from victims of payday loan telephone collection scams. The typical payday loan scam involves a caller who claims the victim is delinquent on a payday loan and must make ...
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CRIBE NOTES: Cats and scams in a wired world
Herald Zeitung
I've warned my kids about these Internet and email scams, about people pretending to be someone they are not. Unlike some folks, I don't blame technology. That would be like blaming telephones for telemarketers or the post office for mud-slinging ...
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Ticketmaster's TicketWeb attacked in phishing scam
Ticket News
Once more information becomes available, TicketWeb will inform their UK customers via email. Phishing scams are an unfortunate by-product of internet commerce. According to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), phishing scams are fairly common and ...
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Sky Valley Chronicle
(NATIONAL) -- The Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) continues to receive complaints from victims of payday loan telephone collection scams, according to bulletin released this week by the FBI. First reported in December 2010, the typical payday ...
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Authorities: Debt-Collector Scam Bilked Millions
ABC News
A phone scam in which callers in India posed as debt collectors bilked millions of dollars out of more than 10000 US residents by using threats of arrest or the loss of their jobs, US authorities said Tuesday in what they described as a ...
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Expert Offers Six Vital Steps To Avoid Gold Coin Fraud, Scams and Hustlers ...
PR Web (press release)
Smith believes the rise of the Internet has been both a blessing and a curse for inexperienced coin shoppers. Searching for a reputable gold dealer can be very confusing as consumers wade through a mixture of hard-to-understand information, ...
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PR Web (press release)
Group headed by Jim Couri and Scams Inc acquires all rights, trademarks, and ...
WebWire (press release)
BEVERLY HILLS, California (February 20, 2012) - A group headed by Jim Couri, Scams Inc and Karl Sanford has acquired all publishing rights, trademarks, and internet domains of the highly acclaimed Beverly Hills 213 Magazine. For more than twenty-five ...
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Regulators warn of 'phantom debt' collectors
Los Angeles Times
By Jim Puzzanghera, Los Angeles Times Federal regulators warned of a new scam in which so-called phantom debt collectors harass people into paying bills they don't even owe, typically preying on Americans already burdened with financial problems.
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Idaho AG warns of reported mortgage settlement scams
Internet ads or scam telemarketers may also offer, for a fee, to help borrowers obtain loan modifications through the national settlement. Charging consumers for loan modification services is unlawful under the Idaho Consumer Protection Act. Similarly, ...
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