Category Archives: Fraud Alert

Charity Scams – Consider this a Christmas Gift from Post Scripts

  “This is the peak season for home burglaries, car break-ins, package thefts and scams.  This week I want to focus on the scams, particularly the charity scams.  Scammers look for trusting, soft hearted people that want to help needy … Continue reading

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Another Email Scam – Watch out

posted by Jack I could make a career out of just reporting all the newest scams, seems like they pop up several times a day.  This is a phishing scam. “The email message claims recipients’ AT&T Mail version is outdated … Continue reading

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New Scam Stealing Millions from the Unsuspecting

Posted by Jack Americans keep proving to the world we are an easy mark.  We are unbelievably trusting when it comes to falling for telephone and internet scams.   You would think that after all the national publicity, even oldsters … Continue reading

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Massive University Grant Fraud – Tip of the Iceberg?

Posted by Jack Duke University will pay $112.5 million to settle claims that biomedical researchers at the school manipulated research data to apply for federal grants, an attorney for the whistleblower in the case said March 25. The latest settlement … Continue reading

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Looting America’s Businesses – Legally

by Jack When it comes to corporate greed nobody does it better than America.   CEO pay in the U.S. has grown exponentially since the 1970s, according to the Economic Policy Institute (EPI), rising almost 1,000 percent compared to a rise … Continue reading

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The Spanish Prison Scam in the 21st Century

You just can’t know too much when it comes to scams. Now here’s another interesting tidbit from the Atlantic: A vicious and intriguing cyber-war has broken out in the Spamosphere, or more specifically in what I’d call the “Scamosphere.” I’m … Continue reading

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COMPUTER SCAM ALERT #5,153,194

by Jack NEVER IN THE HISTORY OF THE WORLD HAVE SO FEW TAKEN ADVANTAGE OF SO MANY, THANKS TO COMPUTERS. Here’s how to make a small fortune by doing something totally illegal and yet beyond the reach of the law! … Continue reading

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Fraud Reminders

by Jack SCAMS, SCAMS and MORE SCAMS. . . Craigslist is becoming a haven for internet fraud, especially when it comes to home rentals, vacation rentals and home sales. This is typically a big money scam where a fat deposit … Continue reading

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