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  • Fla. police called on George Zimmerman after wife claims gun threat - Daily Caller - September 9, 2013 at 8:11 pm
    Fla. police called on George Zimmerman after wife claims gun threat Daily Caller In her divorce filing last week, Shellie Zimmerman said she and her husband had separated a month after he was acquitted of any crime for fatally shooting the 17-year-old Martin in Sanford, not far from where Monday's investigation happened. and more »
  • TARP watchdog sinks teeth into fraud - Politico - September 9, 2013 at 11:20 am
    Politico TARP watchdog sinks teeth into fraud Politico In Ward's case, SIGTARP worked with the Justice Department's U.S. Trustee Office to track Ward — who used five aliases — to his hideout in Canada, after busting another man whom he had trained to operate a similar scam. Ward was sentenced last month ...
  • SWAT team shoots 107-year-old man - Daily Caller - September 9, 2013 at 4:23 am
    SWAT team shoots 107-year-old man Daily Caller Pine Bluff police have placed the officers involved on paid leave pending the results of internal and criminal investigations. Whether the officers followed department policy when they shot the 107-year-old man has not yet been determined. Follow Robby ... and more »
  • Former PC chief asks President Aquino to appoint Saguisag as anti-crime czar - InterAksyon - September 8, 2013 at 4:57 pm
    InterAksyon Former PC chief asks President Aquino to appoint Saguisag as anti-crime czar InterAksyon Montaño was known for his no-nonsense drive against criminality, busting crime syndicates after crime syndicates when he was still in the active military and police service. Follow @interaksyon. Related Stories: » Guess who's trapped in Zamboanga?
  • West Seattle Blog… - West Seattle Blog (blog) - September 7, 2013 at 5:30 pm
    West Seattle Blog… West Seattle Blog (blog) Paige Collins from Providence Regina House tells us that, adding insult to injury, the thief or thieves busted the locking/latching mechanism in a way that renders the freezer unusable until fixed. So even if someone ... $4000 worth of meat? these were ... and more »
15
APR
2013

Scam Involving Fake iPhone Parts

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Chinese Techweb reported a news where a retailer cooperated with engineers and logistics personnel to exploit a loophole in the after sales service. The retailer sent 121 sets of fake iPhone 4S “Band” (i.e. the core internal boards excluding battery and back plate)...
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09
APR
2013

Ferret “Disguised” as Poodle

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An Argentinian man bought what he thought was a “Poodle” at a price that is too good to be true, only to be told by the Vet that it is in fact a Ferret. A real toy poodle could have cost around $1,000, but it was sold at Buenos Aires for only $150 (85% discount!) at a...
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02
APR
2013

Ponzi Scam: ZeeRewards and Zeekler.com

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One of the oldest scam in history, the Ponzi Scam uses pyramid system where the money from new investors are used to pay the earlier ones. When word spreads from the “earlier investors” of how much they can earn within a short period of time, it snowballs until you...
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27
MAR
2013

Facebook: Possibility of Identity Theft and Datamining

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This is a remark from Abagnale, the original conman portrayed by Leonardo Dicaprio in the movie “Catch Me If You Can”, “If you tell me your date of birth and where you’re born [on Facebook] I’m 98 per cent [of the way] to stealing your...
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27
MAR
2013

Sex Scam and Extortion Leading to Suicide

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This is another scam that ended up with the loss of life instead of money. Duplaisir set up his underaged relative to lure and subsequently blackmail the professor, with the intention of getting money in return. The professor chose to commit suicide instead, and his last words...
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20
MAR
2013

Australia: More than $500,000 Lost and 67 Year Old Murdered in Online Dating and Love Scams

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It is not just about losing money, risk of kidnapping but also losing Life! A business man lost $500,000 while another 74 year old almost wanted to travel to Nigeria to meet her love ones before she was stopped by the police. She had been sending the Nigerian scammer up to...
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18
MAR
2013

African Love Scammers Arrested in Malaysia for Kidnapping

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In a daring move, love scammers (aka romance or dating scams) lure the victim over, kidnap him and demanded ransom from the family. This real story shows the danger of online dating going beyond just risk of simply losing money – he might even lose his life if the police...
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15
MAR
2013

Dating and Romance Scams: Real Motive is Money and Gifts But Never About Love

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Are you dating online and are you prepared to know the truth, or would you prefer to let your online date pamper you with fake love and sweet talk to lift your heart, in return for your money, gifts and favours? If you have to pay money for love, its like paying for a service and...
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12
MAR
2013

Elderly Lost $200,000 in Jamaican Lottery Scam Recovered $45,000

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The woman, in her 90s, received information in May 2012 that stated she had won a lottery prize. She was later contacted by a man who told her she owed $9,000 in taxes and other expenses to receive her prize. The fraudsters cheated her out of nearly $200,000 before she reported...
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10
MAR
2013

Craigslist: Thief Ran Away with Camera during Meeting Up

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It is advisable to meetup face-to-face to sell an item listed on classified, but this news show that we need to be extra careful. In this case, the seller went away to get a pen from his car, and the buyer (thief) simply ran off with the camera. Wes should have taken the camera...
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10
MAR
2013

News Pick: I lost £1500 in a phishing scam

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Despite widespread publicity about the dangers of ‘phishing’ – where conmen trick you into revealing financial details – the practice continues to claim thousands of victims. The opening statement of this new article is so true, despite warning others of the dangers of internet...
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08
MAR
2013

Warning Twitter Message: Did you see this pic of you?

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If you received this email message with this header and as shown in this email received by hot scams .com, do not click the link. If you are itchy handed and decide to click on the link, you might end up on a webpage that: 1) Contains malware (harmful to your computing device)....
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