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Online Scammers Pose as Police to Scam Victim, Again!

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In a new cruel twist, scammers that have taken advantage of people and extracting money out of them online are going back after a second bit of the apple and posing as police in order to get more personal information out of the victim to scam them again. An article out of New Zealand reveled the way the scam plays ... Read More »

    Boston Bridal Scam Rips People Off With Fake Bridal Show

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    Boston police said today they feared thousands of people will descend on the Hynes Convention Center later this week for a bridal show – only to discover the “show” was an Internet scam. “What we found out is that there is no show,” Detective Steve Blair said at police headquarters this afternoon. “It was a scam.” According to police, someone ... Read More »

      Crooks Steal Thousands From Bank Just By Changing Their Shirt

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      Police in one central Massachusetts town are investigating a highly unusual bank robbery. It took about four hours for the bank robbers in this case to drain more than $20,000 out of the Millbury National Bank, and they did it in broad daylight, during banking hours. Get Out of Debt Guy – Twitter, G+, Facebook Need More Help? Read More »

        eBay Motors Redirect Scam Makes it Easy For Users to be Taken

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        A very interesting video was recently posted which shows how clever scammers have become in being about to capture eBay user information and bids that could result in someone winning a vehicle auction and sending their money to a scammer. Get Out of Debt Guy – Twitter, G+, Facebook Need More Help? Read More »

          Tractor Parts Scam Executed by Man Under Arrest for Previous Scam

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          A Pennsylvania man is in the Westmoreland County Prison after being charged in a tractor parts scam. William Charles Stevenson, 40, of 424 Hill St., was arrested Friday and charged with 42 counts of theft by deception and 45 counts of receiving stolen property. NBV police Sgt. Howard Rider said police executed a search warrant at Stevenson’s home and found ... Read More »

            Forensic Loan Audits and Foreclosure Rescue Companies are a Scam Says California Attorney General

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            Attorney General Edmund G. Brown Jr. today joined the California Department of Real Estate (DRE) and the State Bar of California in warning Californians to avoid forensic loan audits, the loan-modification industry’s latest “phony foreclosure-relief service,” in which homeowners pay up-front fees for a forensic review of their lender’s practices, but are provided no actual foreclosure relief. “Forensic loan audits ... Read More »

              Couple Scams Nuns for $800,000 and Spends it Gambling

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              A Chicago man who along with his wife scammed more than $1 million from monasteries and religious groups was sentenced Friday to 39 months in federal prison. Edward Bosire, 40, and his wife, Angela Martin-Mulu, 36, posed as siblings who had fled political oppression in Africa, were in the United States illegally, and needed money for medical bills and other ... Read More »

                Interesting Scam to Get People You Know to Get You on the Front Page of Google

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                The scam: Kathy, a We’ve Got Your Back reader, called to let us know about a strange little robocall she received that was a scam or a new example of scareware. It shows that e-scammers are going to roll with technology to find new opportunities to get in your bank account. How it works: Kathy’s automated caller encouraged her to ... Read More »

                  Beware of Cash This Check Scam Which Can Leaves You Broke

                  This isn’t necessarily a new scam, but it has found renewed legs in these difficult times. Here is how it works. Out of the blue you will get a check that looks official like a cashiers check, money order, certified check, etc. The person sending it to you will either send you the check with a job offer like a ... Read More »

                    Mortgage Rescue Scam Results in Guilty Plea From Lawyer

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                    In a look into the future when more lawyers are going to find themselves in hot water from current foreclosure avoidance scams, yet another lawyer has been found guilty of running a foreclosure rescue or mortgage rescue scam. This time the show unfolded in Pennsylvania. The government alleged that Doherty and four others targeted homeowners facing foreclosure, promised to help ... Read More »

                      Pastor of Center Harbor Christian Church Implicated in Loan Scam Run By Son

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                      Robert Farah, pastor of Center Harbor Christian Church in New Hampshire, says he’s a victim of the alleged scam run by his son, Scott Farah. But in Belknap County Superior Court yesterday, lawyers investigating Scott Farah and his former business partner said Robert Farah profited from his son’s alleged fraud. Attorney Thomas Donovan, who’s representing several former investors of Financial ... Read More »

                        Forensic Mortgage Analysis Scam – Beware

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                        Consumers are urged to be on the lookout for companies promising forensic mortgage analysis services. It’s an offer many struggling homeowners can find hard to resist. It begins with a flyer or phone call from a company offering to review your financial documents in order to find a dramatically lower mortgage rate. But the problem is, it often is an ... Read More »

                          Beware of Twitter for Cash Scam

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                          A popular one right now? One web site is designed to look like a newspaper front page, with the logos of real newspapers and TV networks. The person featured has a rags to riches story…college dropout now making $10,000 a month working from home. All you have to do is order a twitter cash starter kit for $1.95, but that’s ... Read More »

                            Payday Store Manager Saves Grandmother From Scam

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                            Lincoln County sheriffs investigators say they’re getting several calls a week about con-artists targeting the elderly with ‘the grandparents scam.’ It’s where a caller claims that the would-be victim’s grandchild is in jail and needs bail money. W-S-A-W NewsChannel 7 is reporting one case where the con-artist put a younger female on the phone, posing as the actual grandchild. The ... Read More »

                              ChristBilt Builder Arrested For Stealing Money and Running a Scam

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                              I am never surprised by the amount of fraud that is perpetrated using religion and christianity and as foundation for the scam. I wonder how many people thought they could easily trust a company with Christ in the name? Out of Atlanta, Charles Laboone, seen getting a free ride in a police car, was arrested for taking money from people ... Read More »

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