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Last Warning! - Evil scam targeting entrepreneurs and others in Facebook
"Last Warning!" - Evil scam targeting entrepreneurs and others in Facebook
During the past 24 hours, there has been a massive wave of phishing attempts targeting Facebook page owners, such as entrepreneurs and hobby groups. ...... 16 May 2017 - 4 comments
Fake Grand Theft Auto V torrent download packed with malware
Fake Grand Theft Auto V torrent download packed with malware
A fake torrent of Grand Theft Auto V has hit the Internet, an elaborate hoax posing as a leak of the new game. Fans of the game franchise ...... 10 Sep 2013 - 14 comments
French 3 strikes law used in another email scam
French 3 strikes law used in another email scam
France's 3 strikes law to combat file sharing may not be making any more money for musicians, but it has, apparently been used to line the pockets ...... 20 Oct 2011 - 3 comments
Woman scammed into buying block of wood with Apple logo sold as an iPad
Woman scammed into buying block of wood with Apple logo sold as an iPad
22-year-old Ashley McDowell of South Carolina was duped out of $180 after two men approached her in a McDonald's parking lot and offered to sell her an iPad. ...... 30 Aug 2011 - 26 comments
Man loses $200,000 to fake 'girlfriend' met online
Man loses $200,000 to fake 'girlfriend' met online
The Chicago Sun-Times posted a remarkable blurb this week, one in which a man from Naperville, Illinois was conned out of $200,000 by his "online ...... 26 Feb 2011 - 36 comments
     

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