Thursday, 19 July 2012

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News10 new results for scam
Over 2300 Consumers Energy Customers Seek $1 Million Through Nationwide ...
MarketWatch (press release)
JACKSON, Mich., July 19, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Consumers Energy estimates that more than 2300 of its customers have sought approximately $1 million as victims of a nationwide utility bill payment scam that surfaced in Michigan earlier this ...
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Is Greenpeace's prank on Shell oil a 'scam'?
CNN (blog)
By Thom Patterson, CNN. (CNN) - If there's an official ranking for snarkiness, Greenpeace and the Yes Lab have got to be near the top this summer. Their snarky social media mash-up takes Greenpeace's campaign against Shell Arctic drilling to a whole new ...
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New scam targets utility payments
Shelbyville Times-Gazette
Have you been contacted by someone claiming to be from your utility company, promising the U.S. government will aid your payments through specially approved funds? The Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance's Division of Consumer Affairs ...
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HSBC scam draws in UK trade minister
Hindustan Times
British trade minister Lord Green has been drawn into the HSBC money laundering scandal after the opposition Labour party warned that he has "serious questions" to answer about the way the bank laundered money for drug cartels, terrorists and pariah ...
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Utility funds scam gathers steam—and victims
Officials from the Tennessee Division of Consumer Affairs warn citizens that a scam is circulating where a scam artist pretends to be from a utility company and promises to help pay your bills through specially approved funds. However, the scam artist is only ...
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Internet Scams of 2011, Part 5: Auto-auction fraud
Online scams are a serious issue affecting millions of Americans, and we can do something to minimize this growing trend. Awareness and education activities, such as sharing this column with people you care about, can make the difference. The information ...
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Ohio man who scammed Chicago-area residents pleads guilty
Suburban Life Publications
The Ohio man who was arrested and charged with scamming Chicago metro-area residents out of their money by selling fake magazine subscriptions pleaded guilty Monday to one count of felony theft. Frederick Dawson, 42, of Youngstown, Ohio, traveled to ...
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'Help wanted' scams target the unemployed
Better Business Bureau officials warned of a job posting scam increasing in frequency thanks to the down economy. Michele Mason with the BBB of North Alabama said you can't trust what you read in a job posting, even if it seems like it is from a legitimate ...
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Property scam case in court
Escanaba Daily Press
ESCANABA - A Bark River man, convicted of property scams last week, entered a plea on another embezzlement charge Wednesday. The plea cancelled a four-day criminal trial scheduled next month in Delta County Circuit Court. Jason Bradley Ives, 32, ...
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California Lottery seeks Latin Lotto' scam artists
Red Bluff Daily News
Investigators from the California Lottery are asking for the public's help in locating two suspects who succeeded in running a Latin Lotto scam on an unsuspecting Southern California woman, taking her for nearly $40000 in cash and merchandise.
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