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How to recognize and avoid online phishing scams

TORONTO – Canadian consumers who have shopped at the Home Depot should keep a watchful eye on their inbox.

The company said Thursday that the hackers responsible for stealing 56 million debit and credit cards between April and September also got a hold of 53 million emails addresses. 576 more words

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5 Hints That You're About to Get Scammed

As we’ve discussed in some previous posts about online scams, the most common ways that scammers will attempt to insert themselves into your life is through email. 663 more words

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National Cyber Security Awareness Month

National Cyber Security Awareness Month Culminates in Educating Consumers & Law Enforcement on Cyber-crime: Campaign focuses on drawing awareness to & educating citizens, communities & law enforcement on combating identity theft & online fraud. 1,211 more words

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Prevent Fraud Before it Happens

Nobody likes planning for worst case scenarios, but preparing for the worst can help save you time and money. When buying or selling collectables, jewelry, or firearms through online auction or classified sites, there are a few things you should watch out for. 426 more words

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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

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