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AMERICAN COMMITS SUICIDE AFTER LOSING $50,000 TO GHANAIAN ONLINE ROMANCE SCAM

An American man in the United States has committed suicide after falling victim to online romance fraud to the tune of $50,000.

THE AFRICAN EYE gathered that Al Socelli – a divorced retired business man – who believed he was courting a potentiial female partner in Ghana was duped by internet fraudsters locally known as Sakawa boys – the Ghanaian version of Nigeria’s Four-One-Nine. 96 more words

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Online identity verification plans to fight fraud

Written by Yazeed Kamaldien

Every month Olympic gold medalist Ryk Neethling spends thousands on lawyer’s fees to combat online scams that illegally use his identity to make money. 974 more words

More on Fraud: AARP's Fraud Watch and Other Helpful Sites

Check out Michelle Singletary’s Washington Post column, Let’s Band Together to Stop Scammers, a terrific piece that appeared today (September 28, 2014) and a perfect follow-up to my most recent blog post, … 385 more words

Aging Parents

9 Easy Ways to Shop Safely Online

There are many risks involved with online shopping. Fraud and identity theft are the major risks that could affect online shoppers. However, just like driving, learning that there are risks involved does not mean you should stop doing it. 594 more words

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