Before adding and sharing your Fraud Alert please check to see if a similar alert has already been posted, thank you:


Archives for February 2017

Google Gmail Scam: Chrome Update Fixes Sneaky Phishing Trick …

Fraud Alert:

Google has countered a “highly effective” phishing scam that in recent months impacted users of its Gmail email service. Scammers had been tricking people into divulging their passwords by directing them to lookalike login pages that tripped no alarms in the victim’s web browser. Security researchers at WordFence, a company that makes security tools for […]




SpaceX Announces Plans to Send Two Private Citizens Around Moon in 2018

Fraud Alert:

On 27 February 2017, SpaceX announced that it had “been approached” by two private citizens about a trip around the moon: We are excited to announce that SpaceX has been approached to fly two private citizens on a trip around the moon late next year. They have already paid a significant deposit to do a moon […]




Woman charged over $1.3m Sydney fraud

Fraud Alert:

Today’s Fraud News from around the world: Woman charged over .3m Sydney fraud: She's facing 21 counts of fraud and has been granted strict conditional bail to appear before the Downing Centre Local Court on March 29.: Google Alert – Fraud The Public Pulse, Feb. 28: Voter fraud is not a myth: Virgina Price steps […]




Deviously Clever Mechanical Fraud On A 2003 F-250 Powerstroke Diesel [Video]

Fraud Alert:

A Fraud video production – Deviously Clever Mechanical Fraud On A 2003 F-250 Powerstroke Diesel: In order to hide the EGR cooler, oil cooler, or head gasket failure on this 2003 Ford F-250 Powerstroke Turbo Diesel a mechanic modified the coolant reservoir by plugging all the ports with RTV Silicone. This prevented the oil polluted […]




Social media makes phishing attacks easy

Fraud Alert:

People like getting friend requests on social media, and hackers are using that to launch successful phishing campaigns. This is according to a new report released by phishd by MMR InfoSecurity. After reviewing simulated attack campaigns targeting almost a million users, phishd by MMR InfoSecurity says that social media is the most effective lure to […]




Was George Soros Arrested for ‘Hate Crimes Against America’?

Fraud Alert:

CLAIM George Soros was arrested and charged with hate crimes against America. FALSE RATING FALSE ORIGIN In February 2017, the spoof web site The Last Line of Defense published a fake news article reporting that billionaire financier has been arrested and charged with hate crimes against America: SPREAD THIS AROUND, PATRIOTS! THE MAINSTREAM MEDIA IS […]




Man charged over £120000 internet 'romance fraud'

Fraud Alert:

Today’s Fraud News from around the world: Man charged over £120000 internet 'romance fraud': Police Scotland said he has been charged with committing a so-called romance fraud, money laundering and offences under the Immigration Act.: Google Alert – Fraud Broward paralegal pays 00 to settle .4 million fraud: MIAMI (AP) – A Broward County paralegal […]




Homeopathy, quackery and fraud | James Randi [Video]

Fraud Alert:

A Fraud video production – Homeopathy, quackery and fraud | James Randi: http://www.ted.com Legendary skeptic James Randi takes a fatal dose of homeopathic sleeping pills onstage, kicking off a searing 18-minute indictment of irrational beliefs. He throws out a challenge to the world’s psychics: Prove what you do is real, and I’ll give you a […]




iPhone muggers turn to phishing to access the device – Engadget

Fraud Alert:

Further, the link leads to exact replicas of Apple’s and Find my iPhone’s log-in pages. The couple even got a call from a Siri-like robotic voice asking them to look for the text message for more info about their “recovered” phone. Clearly, it’s a well-thought-out scheme by tech-savvy muggers: rob people and then phish them […]




Will Geometric Group Theory Be the Solution to the United States’ Gerrymandering Problem?

Fraud Alert:

On 22 February 2017, The Chronicle of Higher Education published an interview with Tufts University math professor Moon Duchin, who recently announced an initiative to train a “new generation of expert witnesses” about the mathematical principles that could be used to limit the congressional redistricting strategy known as gerrymandering in as fair a manner as […]




Ringing Bells Founder Mohit Goel was arrested on allegations of fraud

Fraud Alert:

Today’s Fraud News from around the world: Ringing Bells Founder Mohit Goel was arrested on allegations of fraud: Ringing Bells, Ringing bells Mohit Goel, Ringing bells fraud, Mohit Goel fraud accusations The founder was arrested after a dealer said he had paid 3 …: Google Alert – Fraud Police charge woman with almost 900 fraud offences […]




Financial threats in 2016: Every second phishing attack aims to steal …

Fraud Alert:

Almost half of all phishing attacks (fraudulent email messages or copycat websites that appear legitimate) registered in 2016 by Kaspersky Lab’s heuristic detection technologies, were aimed at stealing their victim’s money, according to an analysis of the financial threat landscape by Kaspersky Lab the company’s experts. Compared to 2015, the amount of financial phishing attacks […]




HIS IDENTITY WAS STOLEN!! (FRAUD) [Video]

Fraud Alert:

A Fraud video production – HIS IDENTITY WAS STOLEN!! (FRAUD): Give it a thumbs up and subscribe! FOR MORE FOOTAGE ADD ME ON SNAPCHAT: @ZaneHijazi http://www.snapchat.com/add/zanehijazi Follow me on: – TWITTER – http://www.twitter.com/zane – INSTAGRAM – http://www.instagram.com/zane – SNAPCHAT – http://www.snapchat.com/add/zanehijazi – VINE – http://www.vine.co/zaneandheath – FACEBOOK – http://www.facebook.com/ZaneHijazi – YOUNOW – http://www.younow.com/zane – MUSICALLY […]




Did a Study Prove That Airport Scanners ‘Rip Apart’ Your DNA?

Fraud Alert:

CLAIM A study performed at the Los Alamos National Laboratory found that millimeter wave body scanners commonly used by airport security can alter your DNA. False RATING False ORIGIN On 19 February 2017, conspiracy and metaphysics web site “Collective Evolution” published an article (titled “Los Alamos Study Finds Airport Scanners Can Rip Apart Alter DNA”) that was […]




Armstrong fraud trial set for November

Fraud Alert:

Today’s Fraud News from around the world: Armstrong fraud trial set for November: Former Armstrong team-mate Floyd Landis filed a lawsuit in 2010 accusing Armstrong of fraud, and that suit was later joined by the government, which …: Google Alert – Fraud Optimus Fraud Management: Operators around the globe lose billions of dollars each year to […]