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Archives for 08/09/2017

IRS Warns Tax Pros About New Phishing Scam – Forbes

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Shutterstock The Internal Revenue Service, state tax agencies, and the tax industry, as part of the Security Summit, are warning tax professionals about a new scam making the rounds. The new scam involves a phishing email scam impersonating tax software providers and attempting to steal usernames and passwords. The timing isn’t coincidental: now is the […]

Did Russian Scientists Discover a ‘Cure’ for Homosexuality?

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CLAIM Researchers at the Russian Institute for Medical Science discovered a new vaccine that may “prevent” or “cure” homosexuality in humans. FALSE RATING FALSE ORIGIN On 6 August 2017, the fake news web site Loyalys posted an article in which it was reported that Russian scientists have discovered a “cure to [sic] homosexuality”: Novosibirsk | […]

US charges three former Transmar cocoa executives with fraud

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Today’s Fraud News from around the world: US charges three former Transmar cocoa executives with fraud: NEW YORK (Reuters) – Three former executives at Transmar Commodity Group Ltd have been charged with defrauding banks by submitting false …: Google Alert – Fraud What Is Check Fraud?: Every time you write a check to someone, you're handing […]