Monday, 23 July 2012

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Visa scam involving Pakistan's Olympic team uncovered
According to the investigation, a group of travel agents and politicians are involved in the scam which allows anyone to travel with the Pakistani contingent as support staff if they pay a certain amount of money. Fake passports, travel documents, a visa for two ...
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FBI called in as Australian 'hitman scam' issues death threats in texts
Police in Australia are seeking help from the FBI and Britain's Scotland Yard after tens of thousands of Australians received death threats by text message, warning them that they will be killed unless they pay thousands of dollars, according to reports Monday.
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Pakistan slams Sun's visa scam claims
New York Daily News
Pakistan slams Sun's visa scam claims. The head of Pakistan's Olympic contingent has denied a report by the Sun newspaper that a visa scam could have allowed potential terrorists inside the Olympic village in London. The Sun claims its undercover reporter ...
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Australians dial 000 over hitman scam
ZDNet (blog)
Hundreds of Australians have been targeted by a so-called "hitman scam" after receiving death-threat text messages on their mobile phones, ordering them to pay thousands of dollars. The text includes the line: "Sum1 paid me to kill you. get spared, 48hrs to ...
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Cash-for-bail scam: 'Janardhana Reddy wanted bail at any cost'
Daily News & Analysis
Former Karnataka minister Gali Janardhana Reddy, currently in jail in illegal mining case, wanted to come out on bail at "any cost", revealed his relative Dasaradharami Reddy, who was arrested Sunday in cash-for-bail scam. In his statement before the ...
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Utility payment scam zaps thousands of PSE&G customers in N.J.
The Star-Ledger -
Star-Ledger file photoOfficials at Public Service Electric & Gas Co., the state's largest utility, said more than 10000 customers were taken in after news of the "free" utility bill payment program quickly spread among unassuming customers who spread the news.
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The Star-Ledger -
Thousands of Australians get scam hitman text to pay $5000 or be killed (KNXV-TV)
Citizens started receiving the threat on their mobile phones and email accounts Sunday, and while the exact number of victims has not been provided, authorities said they are stunned at the reach of the scam. Seniors and people unfamiliar with the internet ...
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Scams shatter investors' faith in supervision
It said the Peregrine scam has changed the narrative from questioning whether the right regulations are in place to whether the right people are being entrusted with enforcing the rules. "People have lost a great deal of confidence in the regulators," said ...
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'Pay up or die': Thousands of Australians receive death threat text message
Police did not provide an exact figure but said they were surprised by the scope of the scam. "What is extraordinary in these circumstances is the extent of contact across the Australian landscape," Hay said. "We've never seen this before. I've never seen this ...
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