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Police charge woman in alleged ticket scam that netted $150k

TORONTO — A 38-year-old woman from the Philippines is facing 18 charges in relation to an alleged airline ticket scam targeting members of Toronto’s Filipino community that resulted in the loss of $150,000 from victims. 216 more words


Fmr. Miami Dade College Employee Sentenced In ID Theft Case

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MIAMI (CBSMiami) — A federal judge sentenced a former Miami Dade College employee in connection to an identity tax fraud scheme in South Florida. 86 more words


3 Nigerians arrested for financial scam in India

Three Nigerians named Onuoha Nnanna Francis, 34, Valentine O Anumaka, 28, and Eze Victor, 35 have been arrested by India’s Central Crime Station (CCS) for duping two Indian businessmen to the tune of Rs 3.6 lakh by luring them with an offer to invest $ 1 lakh in hotel business. 197 more words


August 31, 2015: Meanwhile, on the electronic front...

Press Releases

Fraudulent email purporting to be related to The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) wishes to alert members of the public to an e-mail purporting to be sent from The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited (HSBC).

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August 31, 2015: Prevention is the best medicine - for fraud

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Press Releases

Beware of Fraudulent Calls, Verify the Caller’s Identity Promotion Campaign

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA), the Hong Kong Association of Banks (HKAB) together with HKAB member banks announced today (31 August) the joint efforts to raise public awareness of phone scams and help further protect bank customers’ interests.

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ROBO CALLS: More than an annoyance, they put you at risk

Telemarketers aren’t simply the annoying dinner-interrupters they used to be.  Things have changed. There are fraudsters out there on the other end of these calls who can go so far as to manipulate recordings of your voice, then use those recordings to take over your accounts. 650 more words

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