Saturday, 27 October 2012

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Fourteen indicted in bank scam involving casinos
Los Angeles Times
Fourteen people in Southern California have been indicted on charges of stealing more than $1 million from Citibank through a "gone in 60 seconds" scam involving cash-advance kiosks at casinos, federal prosecutors in San Diego announced Friday.
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SCAM ALERT: Don't fall for phony IRS websites
Seattle Post Intelligencer (blog)
The Internal Revenue Service is issuing a warning about a new tax scam that uses a website that mimics the IRS e-Services online registration page. The actual IRS e-Services page offers web-based products for tax preparers, not the general public.
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Indictments name 2 Chicago police officers in towing scam
Chicago Tribune
The two -- Deavalin Page, 46, and Francis Zoller, 43, who were both assigned to the South Chicago police district – were snared in an undercover FBI probe code-named Operation Tow Scam in which seven other additional officers already have been ...
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Zee blackmail case: Indian media must seize this moment
When the Radia tapes scam broke out in Indian journalism towards the end of 2010, NDTV promoter Prannoy Roy had his Barkha Dutt moment as did Hindustan Times in the case of its star editor-columnist, Vir Sanghvi. There were incriminating voice ...
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Scam artists get tax refunds through ID theft
Creative crooks have found a new way of using stolen identity details to defraud people - illegally applying for tax refunds. The scam came to light when a Wellington professional, who doesn't want to be named, got a letter from police last week ...
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Convicted cancer scam artist allegedly targeted Bolivar, Marshfield
Bolivar, Mo. -- Bolivar police said a seasoned scam artist managed to trick church goers and others across the Ozarks to donate money to her to pay for phony medical bills and other personal expenses. Brookelyn Walters, 33, faces charges for stealing ...
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'Grandparent Scam' charges filed by Feds
The Desert Sun
None of the victims in the case were in the Coachella Valley, but local police have warned residents about the scam and The Desert Sun has received numerous tips from people who received such a call. A Canadian man is among the defendants scheduled ...
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UPS phone scam in town
El Defensor Chieftain
A possible telephone scam has a Magdalena couple concerned for their neighbors, so they went to the police to try to stop it and the media to get the word out. Elizabeth del Giudice, a retired teacher living in the community, said she received a call ...
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Financial scam costs Uganda sh52.8b Irish aidPublish Date: Oct 27, 2012
New Vision
The money was allegedly transferred to accounts of officials in the Prime Minister's Office, in what is now known as the "Kazinda scam", after one of the suspects. Gilmore said before suspending the aid, auditors from the foreign affairs department of ...
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Missouri AG office files elderly scam charges against Florida man
Kansas City Star
JEFFERSON CITY -- Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster is accusing a Florida man of running a sweepstakes scam that targeted an eastern Missouri couple. Prosecutors say 47-year-old Patrick Percival Wilson of Orlando has been charged with four felony ...
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