Tuesday, 9 October 2012

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FTC sues firms in mortgage aid scam crackdown
CBS News
(MoneyWatch) The Federal Trade Commission announced Tuesday that it has sued three companies, alleging that they has scammed homeowners out of millions of dollars by falsely claiming that they could save troubled homeowners from foreclosure.
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BBB, Western Union introduce BBB Scam Stopper
Myrtle Beach, SC – Better Business Bureau and Western Union today launched BBB Scam Stopper, an education campaign to help consumers in the United States and Canada avoid common scams that con artists use to commit consumer fraud. "Western ...
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Identity theft scam alert sent to Realtors, other professions
Bizjournals.com (blog)
Sandi Poreda, communications director for the department, said that license holders are receiving scam emails that are similar to what the department would send alerting a licensee of a pending disciplinary action. Poreda said the license holder is ...
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Maharashtra irrigation scam: Congress legislator demands CBI probe
Former Maharashtra minister and a Congress MLA Vijay Wadettiwar has demanded a probe by CBI or a Special Investigation Team into the irrigation scam. He says the irrigation projects were implemented not for farmers' benefits but for the benefit of the ...
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Skype botnet scam targets Windows users
NBCNews.com (blog)
A worm with its sights set on Windows computers is making its way across the Internet through Skype instant messages, security experts warn. The message contains a shortened link and a garden-variety phishing scam line: "Lol is this your new profile ...
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Maharashtra irrigation scam: Penganga project costs hiked 6 times
Weeks before he resigned as Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Ajit Pawar made public his efforts to get national status accorded to the Lower Penganga irrigation project in Yavatmal. What Pawar did not dwell on, ...
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Latest computer scam extorts money using fake threats from FBI
Allentown Morning Call (blog)
FBI malware scam If your computer suddenly freezes and the screen says the FBI has locked your computer because you broke the law, ignore the threat that you'll be locked up unless you pay up. It's just one of the latest scams. I'll be writing more ...
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Better Business Bureau warns of fake IRS scam
MetroWest Daily News
Scammers are targeting the millions of Americans who file their tax returns electronically, the Marlborough-based Better Business Bureau warns in an alert issued today. The latest round of phishing scams that poses as an email from the Internal Revenue ...
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Examination Scam
In a desperate attempt to do damage control following last week's theft of Grade 12 national examination question papers in the Caprivi Region, Education Minister Dr Abraham Iyambo hastily convened a media briefing in Katima Mulilo on Sunday to assure ...
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