Wednesday, 24 October 2012

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Facebook scam insults, then infects you (blog)
A scam involving Facebook adds injury to insult, first by insulting victims and then infecting their machines with the Blackhole browser-exploit kit. The scam takes the form of an emailed message pretending to come from Facebook. It alerts the victim ...
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Phone scam targets voters
Midday forecast: Clouds, partly sunny · 2nd hearing set on bid to unseal Romney testimony · Trump offers $5M to charity if Obama releases records · Former Boston city councilor fighting corruption conviction · Phone scam targets voters ...
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Barnes and Noble Credit Card Scam Affects Stores in Nearby Cities
(Editor's Note: The following press release was released Wednesday, October 24 by Barnes and Noble.) October 24, 2012; New York – Barnes & Noble has detected tampering with PIN pad devices used in 63 of its stores. Upon detecting evidence of ...
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Scam letters spread to 23 Florida counties
It's an election scam that has spread to at least 23 Florida counties, many in Northeast Florida alone. At least 20 voters in Northeast Florida have received letters appearing to be from their local Supervisor of Elections office- but, in reality, are ...
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Northern Iowa couple loses nearly $5000 to scam
San Francisco Chronicle
MASON CITY, Iowa (AP) — The grandson-in-trouble phone scam has worked on a Mason City couple who lost nearly $5,000 to convincing crooks. Bob and Darlene Inman got a call Friday from someone who said he was their grandson and was being jailed ...
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AG: Beware of Debt Collector Scams
The Hartford Guardian
HARTFORD — In an effort to help consumers avoid scams, Attorney General George Jepsen and state Banking Commissioner Howard F. Pitkin have issued an alert to consumers about misleading scam debt collection practices and what they can do to ...
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Geauga Sheriff's office cautions residents about a new scam asking for social ...
Plain Dealer (blog)
Other scams being reported, include a caller asking for bail money for a family member over the phone and sweepstakes companies calling to say a resident won a prize for a contest he or she did not enter. In another scam, some residents are receiving a ...
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Madison police warn of scam after man tells resident her car is broken, offers ...
MADISON — A borough woman was nearly scammed out of $4,475 after a man approached her outside the post office and told her that her car was broken and he could fix it, police said. Police learned of the incident on Tuesday when Patrolman Matthew ...
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