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Archives for 10/06/2017

Just say no to LinkedIn requests from strangers; some may be phishing scams

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SAN FRANCISCO – Most of us have done it: eager to build professional leads that might open a door to the next job or sales deal, we’ve accepted that LinkedIn request from an unknown contact. Wrong move. A go-to staple for professionals, LinkedIn can pose dangers to unsuspecting users because people have come to have […]




Hawks Captain in court for fraud

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Northern Cape – The Acting National Head of the Hawks, Lieutenant General Yolisa Matakata, has been alarmed by yet another member of the unit who was arrested for alleged fraud. Captain Stefanus Nicolaas van Rooi (50) was arrested by Hawks members on Thursday, and appeared at Springbok Magistrates court on charges of fraud and money […]




Las Vegas Shooting Rumors, Hoaxes, and Conspiracy Theories

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CLAIM We investigated a number of hoaxes, rumors, and conspiracy theories associated with a mass shooting on the Las Vegas strip on 1 October 2017. MIXTURE RATING MIXTURE ORIGIN On 1 October 2017, a shooter opened fire on an outdoor country music festival in Las Vegas, killing 58 people and wounding hundreds. As is often […]




Ivanka Trump and Donald Trump Jr were under investigation for alleged fraud for two years

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Today’s Fraud News from around the world: Ivanka Trump and Donald Trump Jr were under investigation for alleged fraud for two years: Ivanka Trump and her brother Donald Trump Jr allegedly came close to being charged with fraud after misleading potential buyers of properties that …: Google Alert – Fraud How Civil Rights Groups Are Fighting […]