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Archives for December 2017

PYPL SHAREHOLDER ALERT: The Law Offices of Vincent Wong Reminds Investors of Commencement of a Class …

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NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Law Offices of Vincent Wong announce that a class action lawsuit has been commenced in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California on behalf of investors who purchased PayPal Holdings, Inc. (“PayPal”) (NASDAQ: PYPL) securities between February 14, 2017 and December 1, 2017. Click here to learn about […]




Small Online Stores Will Spend $2.62 for Every $1 of a Fraudulent Transaction

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Today’s Fraud News from around the world: Small Online Stores Will Spend .62 for Every of a Fraudulent Transaction: A small online retail store may have to ultimately decide whether to install some anti-fraud software on their store. But not every small business will have the money or resources to deploy such a defense. In […]




Mastermind who claimed to be Nigerian Prince for well-known email phishing scam ‘finally arrested’

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A man suspected of pretending to be a ‘Nigerian Prince’ to scam people in a notorious email phishing scam has been arrested. Michael Neu, 67, has been charged with 269 counts of wire fraud and money laundering after an 18 month investigation by the Slidell Police Department in Louisiana. It is believed he set up […]




California Man Arrested After Fatal ‘Swatting’ Shooting

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Police in Los Angeles have arrested a man they suspect made a hoax emergency call that resulted in a SWAT police officer fatally shooting a man at the door of his own home in Kansas, law enforcement officials said Saturday. Wichita Deputy Police Chief Troy Livingston on Friday characterized the […]




TAX SHAREHOLDER ALERT: The Law Offices of Vincent Wong …

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NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Law Offices of Vincent Wong announce that a class action lawsuit has been commenced in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York on behalf of investors who purchased Liberty Tax, Inc. (“Liberty”) (NASDAQ:TAX) securities between June 29, 2016 and December 11, 2017. Click here to learn about […]




'Nigerian Prince' Email Fraud Scammer is Allegedly 67-Year-Old Louisiana Man

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Today’s Fraud News from around the world: 'Nigerian Prince' Email Fraud Scammer is Allegedly 67-Year-Old Louisiana Man: A Louisiana man has been arrested on suspicion of involvement in a “Nigerian prince" fraud scheme that defrauded people of thousands of dollars. Michael Neu, 67, faces 269 counts of wire fraud and money laundering after being taken […]




Companies Need To Be Proactive To Combat Email Phishing

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by Jess Nelson , Yesterday Another year marked by email phishing and data breaches is coming to an end, and it is crucial for businesses to take this threat more seriously in the New Year. Email is now hackers’ preferred method of attack and the largest source of data breaches in the United States. Nine […]




‘Swatting’ Gaming Prank Led to Police Shooting Unarmed Kansas Man

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Police and the FBI are investigating whether an argument over an online game prompted a hoax call that led to a house where an officer shot and killed a Kansas man who apparently wasn’t involved in the dispute. Wichita Deputy Police Chief Troy Livingston on Friday blamed a “prankster” who […]




TAX SHAREHOLDER ALERT: The Law Offices of Vincent Wong Reminds Investors of Commencement of a Class …

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NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Law Offices of Vincent Wong announce that a class action lawsuit has been commenced in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York on behalf of investors who purchased Liberty Tax, Inc. (“Liberty”) (NASDAQ:TAX) securities between June 29, 2016 and December 11, 2017. Click here to learn about […]




Beware whale phishing and corporate espionage

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The people issue is one of the most concerning cyber risks there is. Phishing scams are becoming ever more sophisticated and some companies are struggling to keep up – especially those without access to cyber security resources, insurance and risk management. Organizations across the world have acknowledged the people problem in cyber, but are still […]




Over 25800 online banking fraud cases reported in 2017, says Government

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Today’s Fraud News from around the world: Over 25800 online banking fraud cases reported in 2017, says Government: “As per the data provided by Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on frauds related to ATM/Credit/Debit cards and net banking as reported by the banks, 10,220 cases of fraud were reported in the December 2017 quarter (up […]




Is Oral Sex Still Illegal in 18 States?

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CLAIM Eighteen U.S. states still have laws banning oral sex. MOSTLY FALSE RATING MOSTLY FALSE ORIGIN In late 2017, a picture appeared and quickly spread on social media, listing states where oral sex is purportedly still illegal and punishable in some cases by prison time: The graphic is accurate in that states exist that still have […]




QD SHAREHOLDER ALERT: The Law Offices of Vincent Wong Reminds Investors of a Class Action Involving Qudian …

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NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Law Offices of Vincent Wong announce that a class action lawsuit has been commenced in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York on behalf of investors who purchased Qudian Inc. (“Qudian”) (NYSE:QD) American Depository Shares pursuant to the October 17, 2017 Initial Public Offering and/or between October […]




Solving the Human Problem: A Progressive Security Strategy to Phishing

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There is a huge industry dedicated to phishing awareness and prevention with whole companies built on the concept of simulating phishing emails and tracking how employees respond. It’s a great step forward in terms of educating users and combatting cyber security threats, but the time is now ripe for a more progressive security strategy where […]