Saturday, 19 January 2013

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Prosecutors: Campbell senior broke after 'sweetheart scam' by Elk Grove woman
San Jose Mercury News
CAMPBELL -- A 72-year-old man was left heartbroken and bankrupt after a "sweetheart scam" run by a younger woman who was arrested this week at her Elk Grove home, prosecutors said. The victim told investigators that in April 2009 he was contacted by ...
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Phony $1000 Target Gift Card is the Scam of the Year
DailyFinance (press release)
The Target scam followed similar scams promising gift cards from the likes of Walmart (WMT) and Best Buy (BBY). And according to Scambook's Kase Chong, those two scams (in January and April, respectively) were smaller test runs for the main event ...
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Te'o victim of 'romance scam,' says expert
(RNN) - Manti Te'o was the likely victim of a common internet scam that has bilked thousands of victims out of millions of dollars, said the owner of, a website that offers counseling, education and healing for victims of the scams ...
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Dr. Peter Ajemian, ex-worker plead guilty in LIRR disability scam
A Rockville Centre doctor pleaded guilty Friday in federal court to being at the center of a decade-long conspiracy to collect fraudulent disability pensions for Long Island Rail Road retirees. In the "breathtaking and brazen" scheme, Dr. Peter Ajemian ...
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Trooper stumbles onto rental housing scam in Elko
Las Vegas Sun
Law officers in northeast Nevada are warning residents about a potential rental housing scam on the Internet. Nevada Highway Patrol Trooper Jim Stewart says a fellow trooper stumbled onto the scheme responding to an ad on Craigslist for a home renting ...
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Dominion Virginia warns customers of phone scam
Dominion Virginia warns customers of phone scam. WDBJ7 Web Staff WDBJ7. 11:15 p.m. EST, January 18, 2013. A scam alert to tell you about from Dominion Virginia Power. The utility says a new phone scam has hit people in our area. A customer will get a ...
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Doctor pleads guilty in NY rail disability scam
Huffington Post
NEW YORK — An orthopedist accused of taking cash payments and billing health insurance companies for fake diagnoses in a widespread disability scam involving suburban New York railroad workers has pleaded guilty to conspiracy charges. Dr. Peter ...
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Shipping scam targets job seekers
Times Record News
A scam that surfaces from time to time may just be in your email inbox — so beware, according to Better Business Bureau of North Central Texas President Monica Horton. It commonly is referred to as the reshipping or forwarding scam — targeting folks ...
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Chatham Township resident victim of 'grandparent scam'
Independent Press -
Chatham Township Police Car.jpg View full size Chatham Township Police Department. CHATHAM TWP. — A township resident fell victim to "the grandparent scam" early in January. According to police, on Jan. 7 an 80-year-old township resident wired ...
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