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Three charged in alleged cell phone fraud scheme at Mansfield Best Buy

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Today’s Fraud News from around the world: Three charged in alleged cell phone fraud scheme at Mansfield Best Buy: MANSFIELD — Three people face charges for allegedly trying to fraudulently open up cellphone accounts at Best Buy at the Mansfield Crossing mall. One of the suspects, Jeison Rosario-Martinez, 25, of Lowell, was held in jail […]




Under 25s more likely to be duped by phishing scams

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Each day that you log into Twitter, it’s seemingly a different ‘awareness’ day or week. Hashtags are hijacked to spread the awareness of a topic, show appreciation for someone or, if you’re being cynical, to help sell something. While many of these occasions are consumer-driven and attract memes and other humorous quips, sometimes they really […]




Christmas fraud: Mobiles and clothes top presents targeted

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Today’s Fraud News from around the world: Christmas fraud: Mobiles and clothes top presents targeted: Latest figures suggest that Christmas fraud increased by 25% between 2015 and 2016. Analysis of last year's crimes also suggests that 65% of crimes …: Google Alert – Fraud 'Mrs. Clinton Is a Fraud': Bongino Rips Hillary's 'Deception', Book Tour: Former […]




Canadian Business Banking Customers Hit With Targeted Phishing, Account Takeover Attacks

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IBM X-Force research has been following the activity of a cybergang that has been targeting Canadian businesses with customized phishing attacks, likely operating out of Ukraine. The attacks are designed to trick those with account access to divulge their company’s online banking credentials, one-time passwords and two-factor authentication codes. The goal of this targeted phishing […]




Fraud, mismanagement claims lodged against Bangor agency serving adults with disabilities

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Today’s Fraud News from around the world: Fraud, mismanagement claims lodged against Bangor agency serving adults with disabilities: A bankruptcy judge has been asked to dissolve or sell the Getchell Agency amidst allegations of fraud and mismanagement by the U.S. Department of …: Google Alert – Fraud Chauffeur firm to the stars guilty of car-clocking fraud: […]




DA: Couple uses ‘Phishing’ email to steal more than $38,000 from …

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Sports memorabilia dealer jailed for continuing fraud after guilty plea

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Today’s Fraud News from around the world: Sports memorabilia dealer jailed for continuing fraud after guilty plea: A federal judge ordered Arkansas collector John Rogers jailed on Monday after prosecutors in Chicago accused him of running a new scheme to sell …: Google Alert – Fraud Judge: Trump voter fraud commission on ice till next year: […]




Want to avoid phishing schemes? ‘Gray Saturday’ the safest shopping day this week

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Dive Brief: Shopping on the day after Black Friday, or “Gray Saturday,” will have a reduced risk of financial phishing schemes by about 33%, according to Kaspersky Labs. There has been a pattern of decline in both 2015 and 2016 on Gray Saturday. Financial phishing attacks account for about half of all phishing schemes, an […]




Kathy Jackson pleads not guilty over Health Services Union fraud

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Today’s Fraud News from around the world: Kathy Jackson pleads not guilty over Health Services Union fraud: Former union leader and one-time whistleblower Kathy Jackson has formally pleaded not guilty to misappropriating about $ 500,000 from the Health …: Google Alert – Fraud NAB distributes cheques among fraud victims: PESHAWAR: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa […]




Netflix Is Promoting The Punisher With What Looks Like an E-Mail …

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Image: Netflix This morning at 6:51 AM, I received an e-mail from Netflix with the subject line: “Suspicious activity ????? Marvel on Netflix ?????” Though I was curious as to what was going on, I left the e-mail unopened because just last week, Netflix was in the news for being linked to a phishing scam. […]




Defend Yourself Against Fraud!

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Today’s Fraud News from around the world: Defend Yourself Against Fraud!: Defend Yourself Against Fraud! Release date: November 18, 2017. Release Number: DR-4344-CA NR 016. SACRAMENTO – If you did not register …: Google Alert – Fraud Lobbyist's NGO loses FCRA licence over 'fraud': While the CBI has just begun a probe into alleged fraud and […]




Avoiding cyber attacks

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Of all the cybersecurity risks at Harvard, phishing is always at or near the top of the list. The fraudulent emails that try to trick recipients into giving up personal information, money, or both have been steadily on the rise across campuses everywhere, including here in Cambridge, according to Chief Information Security Officer Christian Hamer. […]