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  • Premium users of LinkedIn to receive $1 each in password-leak settlement
    Premium users of LinkedIn to receive $1 each in password-leak settlement
    To settle a class-action lawsuit that allegedLinkedInfailed to protect the passwords and private information of its premium subscriber customers, the company hasagreedto pay $1.25 million – or about $1 each - to approximately 800,000 people...
  • 10 Skeevy Scams to watch
    10 Skeevy Scams to watch
    You may think you’re not dumb enough to fall for scams, but consider that someone you care deeply about is naïve enough to be conned. Besides, some scams are so clever that even those who think they’re scam-proof have actually been...
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    Henry Stiles’ rule #3: Genealogy scams
    In A hand-book of practical suggestions for the use of students in genealogy (1899), Henry R. Stiles reminds us that good research may displace firmly held family beliefs. His top three mythbusters: the emigration of the three brothers; the...
  • FBI warns 'Virtual Kidnappings' are on the rise
    FBI warns 'Virtual Kidnappings' are on the rise
    On Tuesday, the FBI and NYPD released statements warning the public about the increased number in cases of 'virtual kidnapping'. New York seems to be the latest area for this virtual scheme that has been used by criminals all across the...
  • Rexavar Male Enhancement - Reviews, Ingredients, Side effects & Testimonials
    Product Review: Rexavar Male Enhancement Product
    Rexavar – The All-in-One Male Enhancement Pill Which Provides A Game Changing Result on MenRexavar is a male enhancement pill which works for men of different ages. It is consist of different ingredients which have been extracted from...
  • 10 Tips to avoid Scams when traveling
    10 Tips to avoid Scams when traveling
    Vacationers and tourists provide a vast feeding ground for all sorts of crooks: from the simple pick-pocketing specialist to the hotel room burglar to the e-thief: credit card skimming and computer crimes. You can even have your identity stolen...
  • ‘Tis the Season for the 12 Scams of the Holidays
    ‘Tis the Season for the 12 Scams of the Holidays
    Fa la la la la, la la la la. Yes that’s me singing, but thank goodness you can’t really hear me (I save that for the shower). If you can believe it, it’s that time of the year again (even though it seems like we just finished...
  • New scam rumored, $100 bill put on windshield and then thief steals car
    Crime alert: $100 bill scam on windshield, drivers warned thieves may steal car
    A crime alert is being sent out to Maryland citizens involving a $100 bill scam and cars this week. It seems that some clever thieves are putting a $100 bill on the windshield of vehicles; this money, however, is only a ploy for the theft itself....
  • Online Scam
    Online scams continue to thrive
    If it appears to you that there are more online scams than ever before, you’re right. A hundred years ago, people with these criminal tendencies would have been snake- oil salesmen, rainmakers or members of a traveling band of gypsies. Today...
  • Consumers warned about ComEd scam
    Consumers warned about ComEd scam (Video)
    Autumn brings falling leaves, holiday seasons and the increase of scam artist. ComEd are warning customers of a new threat in the way of a scam. They report an increase in individuals calling their customers and falsely claiming their electric...
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    Panhandler caught red-handed in brand new red car now confronted by journalist
    Now that the elderly female panhandler’s confrontational video out of Oklahoma City has gone viral, Fox is reporting on Monday that the woman was approached by a photo-journalist who was rudely told by the panhandler that she doesn’t...
  • Phone Scam
    A Warning of Telephone Scams to Get Taxpayer Information
    Taxpayers should be aware of highly developed and insistent phone scams targeting people with false phone calls about overdue tax bills. These scams probably will not end soon; everyone should remain on guard to these kind of phone calls.The IRS...
  • Beware of scam artists after a disaster
    Beware of scam artists after a disaster
    After a disaster, the affected people are in shock and usually are not thinking clearly. This is a perfect environment for the scam artist. This article will discuss how to recognize these despicable people and how preppers can keep from being...
  • Puppy Scams lure in Pet Lovers
    Puppy Scams lure in Pet Lovers
    Wow, a dog that normally sells for at least a thousand bucks is being given away for free, and it’s young and healthy. Hmmm. The ad is on Facebook, too. Double hmmm.In Lorain, Ohio, Jessica was that person who saw the Facebook ad—for a...
  • Beware of 5 Summertime Scams
    Beware of 5 Summertime Scams
    The Better Business Bureau says beware of big summertime scams: five in particular.“Wow, it’s a steal!” No, that’s not necessarily from the customer; it’s from the crook who entices the consumer with an irresistible...