Thursday, 4 October 2012

Google Alert - scammer

News9 new results for scammer
FTC targets scareware scammers
PCWorld (blog)
Technologically sophisticated readers may find it difficult to believe the myriad ways in which unsuspecting PC users fall prey to online scams, but it happens all the time. The Federal Trade Commission on Wednesday cracked down on telemarketers who ...
See all stories on this topic »
Scareware Scammer Hit With $163M Fine
PC Magazine
Ross was the last scammer to face the music. Ross claimed that she was only an employee of Innovative Marketing – also charged in the case – not a "control person," and had no knowledge of the misconduct. The court's final ruling makes Ross, along with ...
See all stories on this topic »
York Co. authorities warn of phone scammers posing as police
Lake Wylie Pilot
Two York County Detention Center officers and a 51-year-old Rock Hill woman all received threats from a phone scammer who knew where they lived, where they worked and how much money they had at their disposal, deputies say. Those three, all ...
See all stories on this topic »
US FTC, ACMA take on Event Viewer telemarketing scammers
Australian Techworld
These errors and warnings are used to convince victims to give remote access to the scammers, at which point the scammer will "continue their deception by focusing the consumer's attention on a list of innocuous files, emphasizing the risk these files ...
See all stories on this topic »
The Talented Mr. Alleged Charity Scammer: Who Is This Guy?
The Nonprofit Quarterly
The Talented Mr. Charity Scammer (Alleged): Who Is This Guy? Walkouts and Lockouts in U.S. Symphonies: What Do They Portend? New Experiments in the edX Higher Ed Petri Dish · LinkedIn's New Look Highlights Several Nonprofit Influentials ...
See all stories on this topic »
Financial company on the hook for Quincy scammer
The Patriot Ledger
A couple who lost $255,000 to a Quincy financial adviser's investment scam will receive a $155,250 settlement. An arbitrator ruled last week that Harvest Financial LLC must repay a Tewksbury couple because it was negligent in supervising the activities ...
See all stories on this topic »
Investigators looking for Augusta Craigslist scam suspect
Now she says she's just waiting, hoping this innocent looking accused scammer can be stopped before she does this to anybody else. Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012. AUGUSTA, Ga. -- The suspect let the victim look around the house and had the victim sign ...
See all stories on this topic »
Suncorp won't say if police have been notified over Surry Hills scammer account
Property Observer
The bank account the scammer wanted victims to deposit money into was held with Suncorp Bank under an account number that Property Observer supplied to Suncorp. A Suncorp spokesperson said he could not comment on individual cases and could not ...
See all stories on this topic »
Global action takes down tech support scam
If you answer, the caller explains that malware has been detected on your PC and helpfully offers to remove it. One remote desktop session and hefty credit card charge later – some charge up to US$450 for the service - the scammer either does nothing ...
See all stories on this topic »

Tip: Use site restrict in your query to search within a site ( or Learn more.

Delete this alert.
Create another alert.
Manage your alerts.

No comments:

Post a Comment