Wednesday, 19 December 2012

Google Alert - scam

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Livonia man charged in travel scam
Detroit Free Press
A Livonia man accused of running a travel scam has been charged with nine felony counts, the Michigan Attorney General's Office announced Tuesday. Kenneth Second, 44, of Livonia owned and operated Timeway Tours, a company that ran bus trips to ...
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Grandma caught in 'Granny Scam' warns others
A Bothell woman recently became a victim of the "Granny Scam" when a thief tricked her into sending thousands of dollars over the phone. Now, Carol Mahre she wants to help other potential victims. Mahre said when one of her grandchildren is in trouble, ...
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Phone scam targets Valley grandparents (KNXV-TV)
Scottsdale police are calling this the "grandma scam" after receiving a number of complaints from grandparents who said they've lost thousands of dollars trying to save who they thought was their grandchild. Roberta Pilcher got a phone call in November ...
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WSP officials warn of Amber Alert scam
The Columbian
Have you received a call from someone soliciting donations to support Amber Alerts? The Washington State Patrol says it's a scam. The patrol does not rely on public donations to administer the Amber Alert system and are not asking for money, the agency ...
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Amazon Replacement Order Scam: anatomy of a social engineering con in action
Boing Boing
Social engineering scams involve a mix of technical skills and psychological manipulation. Chris Cardinal discovered someone running such a scam on Amazon using his account: the scammer contacted Amazon pretending to be Chris, supplying his billing ...
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Boing Boing
Cops dent cheque scam
Jamaica Observer
THE police yesterday made a dent in a scamming ring which has been running circles around business owners in Kingston and St Andrew, Montego Bay and possibly Manchester, based on intelligence gathered so far, the Jamaica Observer has learnt.
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Bogalusa local provides scam warning information
The Daily News
In the course of running her home-based business selling Avon products, Bogalusa resident Dolores Hopkins recently encountered what she found to be a scam, and she wants to help others avoid the same type of fraud. On Nov. 25, Hopkins received an ...
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The Right's 'Limited Government' Scam
Consortium News
Exclusive: Libertarians and Tea Partiers pretend they are the only Americans who believe in "limited government" as envisioned by the Framers, but that is a false conceit. The real history is that Madison and Washington devised a Constitution with ...
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Consortium News
Possible scam of slain officers memorial
Captain Brian Desch of the Topeka Police Department has issued the following statement regarding a possible scam in relation to the two officers slain Sunday night. "Unfortunately we have been made aware of a possible internet scam in which someone has ...
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Phone scam spreads across Ozarks
Phone scam spreads across Ozarks. People in the Ozarks once again are being targeted by a phone scam, this time saying a person's Great Southern Bank card has been locked. Email · print. Comments. 0 ...
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