Sunday, February 9, 2020

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<b>Scammers</b> Always Looking For An Easy Way To Get Your Money

Posted: 09 Feb 2020 10:00 AM PST

The yearly average losses in Manitoba from phone and cyber scams are in the millions, says RCMP Media Relations Officer Sgt. Paul Manaigre.

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All That Glitters

Posted: 09 Feb 2020 07:56 AM PST

And, just for good measure, "Don't count your chickens before they're hatched." Thoughts to be thunk when you get a phone call purporting to give you ...

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Texas ranks 50th in 'Do Not <b>Call</b>' registration

Posted: 09 Feb 2020 06:37 AM PST

Since it began in 2003, the National Do Not Call Registry has added 239.5 million phone numbers, according to Federal Trade Commission data.

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Nova Scotia Power, Halifax Police warn of new <b>phone scam</b>

Posted: 09 Feb 2020 06:37 AM PST

SCAM ALERT: We're warning customers of a phone scam. The caller poses as NSP and tells customers their service will be cut unless they make a ...

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BBB warning: Don't look for love in wrong places

Posted: 09 Feb 2020 06:26 AM PST

Over a short period of time, the scammer builds a fake relationship with you, exchanging photos and romantic messages, even talking on the phone or ...

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Crime blotter: Postal bribery, Apple Store thefts, and gift card <b>scams</b>

Posted: 09 Feb 2020 06:15 AM PST

Crime blotter: Postal bribery, Apple Store thefts, and gift card scams ... According to KSDK, the owner of the phone followed a Find My iPhone signal to ...

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West Orange Residents Fall Victim to <b>Fraud</b> and Theft by Deception

Posted: 09 Feb 2020 06:03 AM PST

One individual reported that after discovering fraudulent charges on his iTunes account, he spent several hours on the phone with someone who told ...

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Sussman: Helping seniors avoid <b>telephone</b> tragedies

Posted: 09 Feb 2020 05:41 AM PST

In this scam the voice on the other end of the phone is kind and helpful. He or she explains to you that the system is changing how it sends your ...

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Tip of the Week: Data privacy

Posted: 09 Feb 2020 12:03 AM PST

Internet scams continue to evolve and can vary widely. ... with uninvited contacts from people or businesses, whether it's over the phone, by mail, email ...

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Job seekers warned of employment <b>scams</b>

Posted: 08 Feb 2020 11:52 PM PST

l Check the business' website or call its verified phone number to make sure the ... If the same job posting appears in several cities, it may be a scam.

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Chinese virus triggers outbreak of health hustles

Posted: 08 Feb 2020 10:22 PM PST

This one involves an email that accompanies the usual phone call seeking payment to fix some purported problem with a person's Social Security ...

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TSTT warns: Do not return unknown foreign calls

Posted: 08 Feb 2020 09:26 PM PST

Several Newsday newsroom staff also received calls from telephone ... noted that "these scams do not typically entail hacking of customer's phones.".

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West Orange Police Warn of <b>Scammers</b> Identifying as Officers

Posted: 08 Feb 2020 05:30 PM PST

Two hours later, she received a phone call from the "West Orange Police Department" informing her that she had an outstanding warrant for her arrest ...

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Sophisticated <b>Scam</b> Using Utility Companies as a Cover

Posted: 08 Feb 2020 03:26 PM PST

Once the scammer reachs you over the phone, you are told that you owe several hundred dollars and if payment is not made immediately, you will ...

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Sumter sheriff warning area residents of IRS <b>scam</b> calls demanding gift cards

Posted: 08 Feb 2020 03:26 PM PST

Sumter County sheriff's deputies are warning the public of a phone scam involving calls from someone claiming to be with the IRS. A victim recently ...

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Buying or selling a car online: 12 red flags to look for

Posted: 08 Feb 2020 03:03 PM PST

Legitimate sellers or buyers should have no issue talking on the phone, while scammers might try to restrict communication solely to text messages or ...

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<b>Cellphone</b> Hacking

Posted: 08 Feb 2020 02:52 PM PST

Fraudsters are using SIM swapping and phone number porting to gain access to your email, social media and financial accounts. From there, they ...

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Editorial: Missouri should act to help consumers avoid <b>cellphone</b> 'spoofing' <b>scams</b>

Posted: 08 Feb 2020 01:56 PM PST

Anyone with a cellphone has been there: A call comes in from what looks like a familiar number, so you answer, only to discover you're on the line with ...

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TSTT to customers: Don't return foreign missed calls

Posted: 08 Feb 2020 01:33 PM PST

"This activity appears to be part of a premium rate scam intended to prey on ... that these scams do not typically entail hacking of customer's phones.

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Paul B. Hall Regional Medical Center issues warning on <b>phone scam</b>

Posted: 08 Feb 2020 12:03 PM PST

According to a statement from PBHRMC, the hospital and the Paintsville Police Department have been made aware of a phone scam, which displays ...

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