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Archives for 09/10/2017

Back to school: Warning over phishing scam targeting students …

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A phishing scam is targeting students ahead of the new academic year. Image: iStock Students heading to university this month have been warned to watch out for a phishing email scam which looks to steal their personal information for the purposes of identity theft and fraud. The UK’s fraud and cyber crime centre Action Fraud […]




Hurricane Irma Rumor FAQ

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CLAIM An assortment of rumors associated with Hurricane Irma in September 2017. RATING MIXTURE ORIGIN Hurricane Irma was the second major hurricane of the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season (after Hurricane Harvey), and the storm brought with it dire predictions that prompted mass evacuations, widespread preparedness activity, and strongly-worded warnings: Whether it will actually endure a storm […]




Successful businessman and local council head arrested for fraud

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Today’s Fraud News from around the world: Successful businessman and local council head arrested for fraud: Successful businessman and local council head arrested for fraud … of a local council were arrested on suspicion of fraud and breach of trust offenses.: Google Alert – Fraud Editorial: Health care fraud — We all pay for it: […]