Wednesday, 5 December 2012

Google Alert - scam

News10 new results for scam
Texting scam offers gift card prizes
Baltimore Sun (blog)
The messages are part of a widespread "smishing" scam, a combination of "SMS," or Short Message Service, and "phishing," the act of fraudulently acquiring information through e-mail, Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler said today. Related; Top 20 gift ...
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Kate Middleton prank call: how is it OK to scam a hospital into telling you ... (blog)
I'm not particularly excited about the imminent Royal sprog, any more than I am about anybody I don't know getting pregnant. But I do think it's a bit weird and wrong to phone up a hospital, pretending to be an unwell pregnant woman's in-laws, and ...
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Investment scam brings 13 1/2 years in prison
Columbus Dispatch
Giant Eagle is reprising double Fuelperks on gift card purchases in the Columbus area... just in time for Black Friday. The Pittsburgh-based grocery chain ended its 20-cent gasoline discount for each $50 gift card purchase in early October.
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ND attorney general warns of phishing scam that uses Gate City Bank name
BISMARCK – The North Dakota Attorney General's Office is warning residents about a phishing scam in which phone users receive a recorded message stating that their bank account has been locked because of suspicious activity and that they should dial ...
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Former LIRR Workers Plead Guilty To Disability Scam
CBS Local
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Two former employees of the Long Island Rail Road pleaded guilty Tuesday to a massive disability scam. James Reiser, 59, and Philip Pulsonetti, 54, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Manhattan to wrongly claiming ...
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CBS Local
Police warn of sweepstake scam
MILFORD, Conn. (WTNH) -- Police are investigating two letters Milford residents have received claiming they won money in a sweepstake. Both residents thought this was suspicious and notified police. The envelope had a letter claiming they won $225,000 ...
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Shopping scam leaves Vero Beach woman $1400 in the hole
The Better Business Bureau said it has received several reports of mystery shopper scams similar to one reported last week in Indian River County. The agency said there's ways to filter out the legitimate businesses from the scam artists. • Ignore ...
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2 LIRR retirees plead guilty in disability scam
LONG ISLAND -- Two former Long Island Rail Road workers have pleaded guilty in a massive disability scam. Prosecutors say 59-year-old James Reiser and 54-year-old Philip Pulsonetti pleaded guilty Tuesday in Manhattan federal court to wrongly claiming ...
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3 arrested for baby funeral scam in Modesto
The three suspects were soliciting drivers to raise money for the baby's funeral costs and ended up raising $400; however, after police talked to the three suspects, they discovered the fundraiser was a scam. Police said their investigation revealed ...
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New twist in Chamundi Hills land scam
Times of India
MYSORE: Congress leader and former mayor Vasu on Wednesday gave a new twist to the Chamundi Hills land scam arguing that there are no documents that specify public and private land at the foothills of Chamundi Hills. Referring to Kurbarhalli survey ...
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