Sunday, 22 April 2012

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Scam watch: 'Free' gas, gold coins, online car dealership
Los Angeles Times
By Stuart Pfeifer 'Free' gas – A federal judge has ordered a company to stop a marketing scheme in which consumers were promised "free gas for life" if they purchased a book online, the Federal Trade Commission said. Consumers who attempted to buy the ...
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Thousands May Lose Internet After Hacking Scam
NBC Bay Area
The scam netted the hackers at least $14 million. This could be bad news, especially for Silicon Valley. A few mouse clicks could mean the difference between staying online and losing your Internet connection this summer.
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Vehicle billboard scam driven by need for cash
Columbus Dispatch
"They tried to scam me," Champoux said. "Fortunately, I wasn't scammed." At least the self-styled electric-car revolutionary still has a way to save money at the pump: Just plug that sporty red Prius into the nearest charger.
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N15 Million Share Scam - Nollywood Actor, Jim Iyke Loses Bid to Stop Trial
By Ikechukwu Nnochiri, 21 April 2012 Abuja — An Abuja Chief Magistrate Court has okayed ace Nollywood actor, James Ikechukwu Esomugha, aka Jim Iyke, for prosecution over his alleged complicity in a N15 million share scam. Magistrate Azubike Okeagu in ...
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2G scam: A Raja does not want bail, prefers to come out 'clean'
Times of India
Raja was arrested Feb 2, 2011 by the CBI for his alleged involvement in the 2G spectrum allocation scam, which is purported to have caused a huge loss to the national exchequer. He was sent to Tihar on Feb 17 last year. Raja told IANS he was looking ...
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Police beat: A scam, an angry Hilltop queen and toppled barrels
Bellingham Herald
April 11: The scam wears cheap disguises, but the basic formula is the same: talking people out of money over the phone. The latest version targeted a 26-year-old Tacoma woman delighted to hear she was eligible for a government grant.
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Personal Finance: 'Mystery shopper' scam robs bank accounts
Sacramento Bee
That's partly the allure behind "mystery shopper" scams. While they aren't new, these phony "we'll-pay-you-to-shop"-type ads sprouted like online weeds during the recession as job-hungry Americans hunted for employment. Law enforcement and some ...
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