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Archives for 05/03/2017

Taking steps to avoid phishing scams | Inquirer Technology

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he APWG says that it recorded or registered over 1.2 million individual phishing attacks over the course of 2016. Image: xijian/Istock.com via AFP Relaxnews You may think it’s easy to spot an email phishing scam, but if, as a report in Fortune outlines, even two companies positioned at the absolute cutting-edge of high-tech progress can […]




Eight Year Jail Sentence for R2 Million Fraud

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On Monday at the Wolmaranstad Regional Court, Marietie van der Walt (54) was sentenced to eight (8) years direct imprisonment without an option of a fine for defrauding a large milling company of over R2 Million rand. The accused was employed at the milling company in Leeudoringstad as a financial clerk and her responsibilities included […]




R1.2 Million Corruption Attempt Thwarted

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A sting operation by the members of National Anti-Corruption Unit together with Free State Anti-Corruption and Crime Intelligence has led to the arrest of 38-year-old deputy chairperson of Motheo TVET College and his 35-year-old accomplice for corruption on Monday, 02 May 2017 in Bloemfontein. The officers received an intelligence information that the duo demanded R1, […]




Six Flags Roller Coaster Flooding

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CLAIM A photograph depicts a Six Flags roller coaster under floodwaters in St. Louis in May 2017. MISCAPTIONED RATING MISCAPTIONED ORIGIN In January 2016, social media users began sharing a photograph alongside claims that it depicted recent flooding at Six Flags Over Georgia, or, alternately, Six Flags Over St. Louis: The photograph was real, but […]




Specialist Fraud Investigation

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Today’s Fraud News from around the world: Specialist Fraud Investigation: This financial service provider with over 30,000 employees that have operation in more than 50 countries, is looking for a Specialist Fraud …: Google Alert – Fraud Senior Fraud Conference scheduled for Tahlequah: This summer the Oklahoma Insurance Department is arming seniors with the tools they […]