Friday, 11 January 2013

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Seniors warned about new scam
Columbus Dispatch
What appears to be a new twist on an old scam has prompted Westerville police to caution central Ohio senior citizens about bogus claims that they've won a sweepstakes. Lt. Paul Scowden said an 86-year-old man reported on Wednesday that he had been ...
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Noida plot scam: PIL filed against IAS officer Rajiv
The Hindu
A public interest litigation (PIL) has been submitted in the Allahabad High Court seeking dismissal of Principal Secretary (appointment) Rajiv Kumar, who was convicted by a CBI court in the Noida plot allotment scam. The court has fixed January 16 as ...
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Three more arrests over phishing scam targeted students
The Independent
Three more people have been arrested in connection to a long-running £1million phishing scam that drained the bank accounts of hundreds of UK students. Two men have already been jailed for their part in the fraud, while two more are due to stand trial ...
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Scam OA Journals: Who's Fooling Whom?
ScienceBlogs (blog)
When I realised that the second paper was in a bogus Open Access journal, I drew the conclusion that the authors had fallen for a scam, paying the OA fee to get published in a journal whose academic standing they had severely misjudged. That's still my ...
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AARP warns of phone scam in Maine
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The AARP is issuing a warning about an apparent phone scam in Maine in which callers are fraudulently identifying themselves as AARP representatives. The AARP says the Lincoln County Sheriff's Department has been ...
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Police warn residents of phone scam
In the latest scam, police said a caller claims that your computer is sending out error messages from its email and that he can fix the problem if you give him access to your computer. Detective Capt. Alan Ratte said the caller asks people to allow ...
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CWG scam: CBI closes MTNL data network case
Daily News & Analysis
After nearly 18 months of probe, CBI has closed investigation in one of the Commonwealth Games projects related to alleged inflation of cost by MTNL and a private company in setting up a broadcast network for the sports event by nearly Rs 400 crore.
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Watch out for this scam targeting Dominion Power customers
Here's how it works: Someone calls and claims to work for Dominion Power. The caller wants the Dominion customer to pay his bill immediately with a prepaid debit card, such as a "Green Dot Card," or the electricity will be shut off. "We would never ...
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London solicitors 'ran sham marriage scam'
The Times (subscription)
A solicitor's firm was running a sham marriage immigration scam for eight years, the Old Bailey heard today. The principal solicitor, Tevfick Souleiman, and three immigration advisers working for him forged documents and hoodwinked the UK Border Agency ...
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Interpol, Dunedin police probe scam
Otago Daily Times
''Dunedin police are currently investigating what appears to be a highly sophisticated, international cybercrime scam,'' Senior Sergeant Mel Aitken, of Dunedin, said last night. ''People in Otago have been affected by it, although we don't know how ...
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