Financial Investment Plans
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Email Scam: Financial Investment Plans

February 28, 2016 FraudsWatch 0

This is an email received about “ Financial Investment Plans ” is a phishing scam and why not try to contact these people or log onto these sites and enter your data because you risk being stolen. from: Mr. Abdul Maleek <idrismaleekie@europe.com> to: Recipients <idrismaleekie@europe.com> date: Fri, Feb 26, [Read More…]

UCR FBI Reporting
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FBI Announcement: Preliminary 2015 Crime Stats

February 27, 2016 FraudsWatch 1

Preliminary 2015 Crime Stats Released The FBI’s latest Preliminary Semiannual Uniform Crime Report, which contains data from January to June of 2015, revealed overall declines in the number of property crimes and overall increases in the number of violent crimes reported by law enforcement when compared to figures [Read More…]

OLAF
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OLAF – Allocated Million For the Fight Against Fraud

February 24, 2016 FraudsWatch 0

The European Commission has pledged 14.5 million euros to support Member States in fighting fraud, corruption and other illegal activities. Under the Hercule III Anti-fraud Programme, the Commission will finance projects such as training customs officers to better recognize illegal trade or investing in x-ray scanners to help [Read More…]

Livex International Bank
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Email Scam: Livex International Bank

February 22, 2016 FraudsWatch 0

This is an email received about “ Livex International Bank ” is a phishing scam and why not try to contact these people or log onto these sites and enter your data because you risk being stolen.   from: Mr. Alex Gidonou Livex International Bank <alex.gidonou_1@mail.com> reply-to: alex.gidonou@gmail.com to: date: [Read More…]

Cross-County Insider Trading Scheme
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Cross-County Insider Trading Scheme

February 20, 2016 FraudsWatch 0

Florida Man Admits Making Over $1.2 Million As Part Of Three Year, Cross-County Insider Trading Scheme TRENTON, N.J. – A professional day trader today admitted personally making more than $1.2 million in illicit profits by repeatedly trading on inside information divulged to him in violation of confidentiality agreements, [Read More…]

U.S. Treasury Checks and Identity Theft Ring
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Case Of The Stolen U.S. Treasury Checks and Identity Theft Ring

February 18, 2016 FraudsWatch 0

Eighteen Individuals Sentenced for Running Stolen U.S. Treasury Checks and Identity Theft Ring             Eighteen defendants have been sentenced in a large, stolen U.S. Treasury check and identity theft ring. The defendants ran an elaborate scheme that obtained stolen checks, manufactured fake Georgia driver’s licenses to use in [Read More…]

Phishing Incident
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Email Phishing Incident Review

February 14, 2016 FraudsWatch 0

Average Cost of Phishing Incident is $1.6M And GrowUp Phishing is a very well-known method for hackers to utilize social engineering. Everyone gets hammered daily with spam. Often the email messages in the spam box are just unwanted marketing flyers, arriving electronically rather than stuffed under the windshield [Read More…]

Prevent Identity Theft
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Prevent Identity Theft: Most Common Ways

February 13, 2016 FraudsWatch 0

Your identity and personal information are valuable to criminals.How to Prevent Identity Theft If they get hold of details such as your full name, address, date of birth, phone number as well as credit card details or bank account numbers, they may be able to steal your identity. Celebrities [Read More…]

Online Dating Scams
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Online Dating Scams: Guidance from FBI

February 12, 2016 FraudsWatch 0

FBI Warns of Online Dating Scams Criminals Looking to Steal Your Money Through Promises of Love and Companionship Via Money Transfer Services; Report Scams to www.ic3.gov Millions of Americans visit online dating websites every year hoping to find a companion or even a soulmate. But as Valentine’s Day [Read More…]

Adult Adoption Scheme to Defraud
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Adult Adoption Scheme to Defraud Undocumented Immigrants

February 12, 2016 FraudsWatch 0

Elk Grove Man Arrested, Charged for Adult Adoption Scheme to Defraud Undocumented Immigrants Americans Helping America Chamber of Commerce Promised Citizenship to Members of Its “Migration Program” for a Price SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Helaman Hansen, 63, of Elk Grove, was arrested today after a federal grand jury returned [Read More…]