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Do not drop for a fraud this Vale …

If you’re looking for love, don’t fall for a scam this Valentine’s Day  NJ.com Romance scams are frauds in which crooks steal money from their unsuspecting victims. David Cartu David Cartu Posts:Lady sheds Rs 1 lakh to ‘Google search…Guide to Advertising Technology – Columbia…How to make a big company more innovative[SEO Roundup] 30+ Specialists Share Their Leading…Ben Givon News: Pray for the Souls of the People…David Cartu Claims: NWI Business Ins and Outs:…

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Cops looking for male associated with Queens rental fraud

QUEENS, New York (WABC) — Police in Queens are searching for a man they say may be behind a rental scam that’s fleeced potential renters out of thousands of dollars. Officials say the man pictured in surveillance is responsible for meeting with at least 11 people and collecting deposits between $1,900 and $2,900 for apartments not available for rent. Each victim reported that they were unable to reach the man after the deposit transaction. The buildings where the victims met with this man are located in Elmhurst, […]

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On the internet kittycat fraud disadvantages $350 from Kentucky male, leaves daug …

BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU News release LEXINGTON — A Rockcastle County man and his animal-loving daughter who hoped to adopt a Bengal kitten drove to Georgia to pick it up, and instead were scammed out of $350 by a phony website offering the pets. The Mt. Vernon man reported the issue to Better Business Bureau® serving central Kentucky via the BBB Scam Tracker that he and his 14-year-old daughter had been looking for a Bengal kitten to raise. He found a website called “deluxecattery.com” which featured many photos […]

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Scammer make use of phony web sites to target sufferers

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A Jacksonville woman contacted the I-TEAM after she became suspicious when she called what she thought was a Google help line and ended up being connected to an apparent con artist.   Amy Chesson said Jonathan Siennicki she found the bogus number when she searched the internet looking for a Google support phone number. She wanted to talk with a “real” person about a problem she was having with her Gmail account.   “All of a sudden, I noticed that I wasn’t receiving emails,” said […]

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Surf Board Rip-off Exposed – Surfline

Fake online board seller fishes for credit card info 21 hours ago | Updated 21 hours ago by Matt Rott I received a text message half an hour ago from a buddy who thought he’d hit the jackpot. An online surfboard retailer was having a clearance sale on just about every major shaper you’ve ever heard of — Channel Islands, Lost, Pyzel, Bing, and dozens of others — and most boards were being marked down 80-90%. Better yet, there was free shipping! He’d already ordered 10 boards, and […]

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The outright, in-your-face fraud that’s capturing all of us

They are all getting scammed. It’s been going on for a while, but I only became aware of it last week when somebody I know had to travel to Melbourne for a couple of days, and then onto Sydney for three more. They stayed at a couple of different hotel chains in each city. And in each city they were scammed. Not by Nigerian princes or identity thieves, but by big-name international hotel chains. I’m talking about the practice of “pre-authorised” charges. This is the scam where […]

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Google robocall rip-off: We are suing hustlers who faux to b…

Video: Robocall from Google? Hang up. It’s a scam. Google says it’s taking legal action against several US marketing firms for using its name in connection with SEO scams. The companies are already in hot water with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) for making misleading claims to victims about their supposed affiliation with Google. The companies used robocalls to inform small businesses that, unless they return the call now, their listing on Google Search and Maps will imminently vanish or be labeled as “closed”. The companies also […]

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