Tuesday, 2 October 2012

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Feds ID fraudster behind veterans charity scam
New York Daily News
Since his arrest in May, the accused scam artist has been known as either "Bobby Thompson" or "Mr. X" - the name he gave to investigators and used to sign legal documents. On Monday, U.S. Marshals identified him as John Donald Cody, 65, a lawyer who ...
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New York Daily News
Scam-busting kits offered to protect Kentuckiana seniors from fraud
The Courier-Journal
In 2010, a Vine Grove, Ky., woman, who got caught up in a grandparents' scam, wired $6,000 to a con artist in Canada, according to the Kentucky Attorney General's Office. Perpetrators call seniors, claiming to be a grandchild who needs money to get out ...
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For notorious LA scam artist, the thoughts counted
Los Angeles Times
Of all the scam artists to set foot in Los Angeles, one of the most notorious was A. Victor Segno, who duped thousands of people around the world into sending him $1 a month to belong to his Segno Success Club. In return, he promised to send out brain ...
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Los Angeles Times
Cape Coral warns residents of scam
The News-Press
North Cape property owners are advised to disregard notices from scammers offering to purchase their property. A postcard solicitation from a local land buyer warns of $20,000 assessments that must be paid or property owners will lose their land ...
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'FBI scam' malware popping up frequently
Tulsa World
Damon DoRemus, owner of Geek Rescue, said some variants of this "FBI scam" malware play a sound file saying the user has been caught breaking the law. With others, it says the computer's webcam has taken a picture of the user as proof he or she is ...
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Ticketing scam will no longer work with BYU police
Every parking spot is taken in the Marriott Center parking lot. There is no hope of finding a space down by the Indoor Practice Facility either. The parking ticket from last week sits in the center console. It would be easy to park in a staff parking ...
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Madoff scam went back to 1970s
Bernard Madoff's multi-billion dollar Wall Street fraud started in the early 1970s, at least two decades earlier than previously thought, officials said Monday. The revelation was contained in a superseding indictment that adds charges against five ...
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Navy veterans scam case: Suspect ID'd as Harvard-trained lawyer
Los Angeles Times
The mysterious man at the center of a sprawling, multimillion-dollar fraud case against a Navy veterans charity has been identified as a Harvard Law School graduate who had been missing and wanted since the 1980s. At a Monday news conference in ...
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US: $100M scam suspect in Ohio is Harvard Law grad
The Associated Press
By THOMAS J. SHEERAN, Associated Press – 1 minute ago. CLEVELAND (AP) — A former fugitive suspected of running a $100 million cross-country scam collecting donations for Navy veterans has been identified as a Harvard-trained attorney wanted on ...
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