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Archives for 05/02/2017

Facebook and Google confirm falling victim to £77m phishing scam

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Facebook and Google confirm falling victim to £77m phishing scam Back in March, a Lithuanian man was arrested for duping two unnamed multinational internet companies via an email phishing attack. Google and Facebook have confirmed that they were the two companies that fell victim to the scam costing them $100 million (£77m). The man accused […]




$100 Million Fyre Festival Fraud Suit

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Editor: NOT to be confused with SA’s AfrikaBurn Festival in the Karoo (see below). In a turn that feels divinely preordained, a Fyre Festival attendee leveled the first lawsuit against Billy McFarland and Ja Rule’s aborted weekend-long luxury concert, which saw hundreds of would-be attendees stranded next to a Sandals resort and unable to get […]




Did the Trump Administration ‘Veto’ Argentina’s Decision to Honor Jimmy Carter?

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CLAIM President Trump “vetoed” Argentina’s decision to honor Jimmy Carter in April 2017. UNPROVEN RATING UNPROVEN ORIGIN In late April 2017, rumors appeared that President Donald Trump had pressured the Argentinian government to “rescind” an award they planned to bestow upon former U.S. president Jimmy Carter. For example, the The Intellectualist reported: The Trump administration pressured […]




Lacrosse coach at Atlantic Coast High faces fraud, theft charges after arrest on campus

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Today’s Fraud News from around the world: Lacrosse coach at Atlantic Coast High faces fraud, theft charges after arrest on campus: A girls lacrosse coach at Atlantic Coast High is facing several criminal charges after she was arrested at the school Monday morning, according to …: Google Alert – Fraud Sanlam goes after funds lost due […]