Thursday, 27 December 2012

Google Alert - scam

News10 new results for scam
Social engineering scam: Your password's worthless
CBS News
(MoneyWatch) By now -- in the final days of 2012 -- if you ever have a financial account compromised because of your password, it's almost certainly your own fault. Here's some tough love for you: Banks and stores typically have such good online ...
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Inside a fake BCS title game ticket scam
ESPN (blog)
Paul Crowley believed something was sketchy about the potential transaction he would make with a scalper for two tickets to the Discover BCS National Championship. So he contacted our Darren Rovell on Twitter, and step-by-step the curtain was drawn ...
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Detectives warn of lottery scam, still searching for two women
Detectives with the Broward Sheriff's Office want to warn the public about a lottery scam that has netted at least one victim. Two women were able to steal $12,300 from a woman in mid-November, said Keyla Concepcion, a spokeswoman for the Sheriff's ...
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Jet ski scam: Swiss tourist beaten by 4 men
Bangkok Post
In the scam, people who rent jet skis are forced to pay inflated sums for repairs when they return the craft. The jet skis already have superficial damage before they are rented out, but the customers tend not to notice as the damage is usually on the ...
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Bangkok Post
The Obama Green Energy Scam You May Have Missed
Town Hall
WASHINGTON - Have you seen the latest development in President Obama's waste-ridden, clean energy program that's now under federal investigation at the U.S. Treasury Department? Three of the country's biggest residential solar panel installers ...
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Sheriff: Lottery Scam Cost Elderly Person $90000
The scam takes effect when a person responds, and he or she is asked to send money through Western Union or a cashier's check to a foreign address to pay for added taxes and handling charges, as examples, according to the release. Sometimes, the ...
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Phishing Scam Uses California Victims of Corporate Fraud Compensation Fund ...
JD Supra (press release)
Earlier this month, the California Secretary of State warned of yet another phishing scam. Criminals typically phish by associating themselves with legitimate businesses. Their goal is to obtain personal information that can be used to steal your identity.
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Sheriff Warns of Lottery Scam
NBC Chicago
That's Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart's message in a warning about a scam that recently cost an 80-year-old suburban resident $90,000. Another 74-year-old person lost $82,000, he said. Scammers contact victims by phone, fax, email or letter, often with ...
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Bangor police issue warning about apartment scam
Morning Sentinel
BANGOR — Bangor police have issued a warning about an apparent scam targeting people looking for apartments advertised on Craigslist. Police say a woman last week replied to an ad and received a call back from a number that later appeared to be from ...
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Va. couple charged in million-dollar cash scam
The Virginian-Pilot
A Powhatan couple faces federal charges of structuring more than $4.6 million in cash transactions to avoid federal reporting requirements. Loveleen Khare, 55, and Jayant Khare, 50, are scheduled to appear in U.S. District Court in Richmond today. A ...
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