Friday, 25 January 2013

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News10 new results for scam
Operators of alleged time-share scam settle with government
Los Angeles Times
So, you have a time-share to unload and a friendly salesperson calls to say he has a buyer. In fact, the caller can handle everything for you, including the Federal Trade Commission approval of the sale. All you have to do is pay a $3,000 deposit, to ...
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WHAT WENT BEFORE: P12-B Aman Futures scam
Manuel K. Amalilio fled the country before the National Bureau of Investigation broke the news in mid-November that his company, Aman Futures Group, had duped at least 15,000 people of P12 billion in a Ponzi scheme. The funds reportedly allowed ...
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Be alertfor newWeb scam
Fond du Lac Reporter
For example, you may have received the scam telephone call regarding a child or grandchild who happens to be in a different country who is hurt, jailed or in need of money for airfare to get home due to being mugged. Many send the money. These ...
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Seattle man robbed at gunpoint in Craigslist scam
Seattle Post Intelligencer (blog)
A man who tried to buy an iPhone on Craigslist was robbed at gunpoint Thursday night, and police are searching for the two robbers. The incident happened about 6:20 p.m. after the victim "arranged to meet with whom he thought were the sellers at 31st ...
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2 NY brothers in $5M lottery scam back in court
Wall Street Journal
SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Two brothers charged with scamming a man out of a $5 million winning lottery ticket sold at a Syracuse store owned by their parents are questioning some aspects of the prosecution's case. The Post-Standard of Syracuse reports ...
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Scam in Muskegon County telling citizens they missed jury duty, owe fines
Muskegon Chronicle -
policecar.jpg Muskegon County officials say a jury scam that uses phone calls or emails to tell citizens they have missed jury duty is not only a scam but a criminal act. MLive file photo. MUSKEGON COUNTY, MI -- Officials are warning of a scam ...
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US Senate committee to probe lottery scam
Jamaica Observer
THE Jamaican Government has reacted with concern to a report out of the US that a Senate Special Committee on Ageing will investigate the Jamaican lottery scam, under which hundreds of US citizens have been defrauded. US Republican Senator Susan ...
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Woman details scam by caller from 'Social Security'
Fremont News Messenger
FREMONT — A Ballville Township woman who gave her financial information to a caller over the telephone Thursday told sheriff's deputies a fraudulent online shopping account was created in her name. On Thursday around noon, a man claiming to work for ...
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'Mystery shoppers' scam
The Bastrop Advertiser
Bastrop police are warning area residents of a scam that involves receiving supposed pay for being a "mystery shopper." The Federal Trade Commission also is warning of the abuse of what is normally a legitimate procedure as retailers check on their own ...
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Scam alert: Deeds offered at inflated price
Journal Times
RACINE COUNTY — Need a deed? For $83 you can order one from an out-of-state company. But hurry! After Feb. 1, there's a $35 fee. Sound fishy? It should. County Register of Deeds Tyson Fettes said Thursday that a letter from Washington D.C.-based ...
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