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  • Cyber criminals target Florida Bureau of Unclaimed Property
    Cyber criminals target Florida Bureau of Unclaimed Property
    Targeting cyber criminals attempting to defraud Floridians of what is rightfully theirs, Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater announced last week the arrest of Thomas Harry Penquite and Maria Lourdes Gutierrez after the two allegedly concocted an...
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    My Not So Glowing Review of United Royal Van Lines
    Disclaimer: This is my own personal account with United Royal Van Lines. I'm not trying to stop its business operations, but my goal with this article is to ensure that what happened to me does not happen to anyone else.I'd dealt with a...
  • Dude hacked Lottery Computers
    Dude hacked Lottery Computers
    Who needs psychics to reveal future lottery numbers when you can hack into the state lottery association and tamper with it? That apparently was the reasoning of Eddie Raymond Tipton, 51.Prosecutors believe Tipton inserted a thumb drive into a...
  • How Hackers use LinkedIn to Scam
    How Hackers use LinkedIn to Scam
    Hackers love LinkedIn because it links them in—straight through the portal of the targeted company. Geez, how much easier could this be, what with all the publically-exposed e-mail addresses of key players (and also worker bees) in big...
  • Preppers should beware of telephone survey scams
    Preppers should beware of telephone survey scams
    Preppers often store gold, silver, and guns in their homes. Those items are strong incentives to burglars. This article will discuss how preppers can protect themselves from telephone survey scams that can help burglars break into their homes.What...
  • IRS Scam
    Beware of IRS scam!
    It seems that every day there is a new scam arising in the effort to take away money from hard-working Americans.As taxes were due on April 15th, and many people have applied for extensions on their tax filings, now is the height of the season for...
  • Mortgage foreclosure relief scams
    Mortgage foreclosure relief scams
    With over $3 billion in reported losses nationwide last year, mortgage relief scams are at an all-time high despite a recovering economy, according to EyesOnNews on Thursday.With promises of a loan modification or relief from foreclosure,...
  • Beware of fake debt collection scams
    Beware of fake debt collection scams
    With federal government oversight taking hold in the debt collection industry, theConsumer Financial Protection Bureauhas again warned Americans not to let their guard down when it comes to telephone calls from supposed “debt collectors,...
  • Mars Colony Concept
    Mars One comes under increasing criticism, accused of being a scam
    Mars One, the project being conducted by a Dutch nonprofit that purports to have as a goal the establishment of a Mars colony, is coming under increasing criticism. A Monday article in Space Review suggests that the people running Mars One have...
  • Student loan scams abound
    Scam Artists take advantage of Obama’s “Student Aid Bill of Rights”
    Yesterday, President Obama signed the “Student Aid Bill of Rights”. Obama had been talking about creating a plan to help adults pay off their student loans, but up until now, it was not clear what this entailed. Rumors circulated that...
  • Craigslist being used to scam people who lost their dogs
    Craigslist being used to scam people who lost their dogs
    Police suspect that callers demanding ransom for lost dogs may be using Craigslist to prey on victims, it was reported today. Arizona officials have dubbed it the "lost dog scam". At least three dog owners have contacted police, saying...
  • 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...
  • Townley ledger
    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...
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