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DFSA Alert: Impersonation of DFSA Chairman? Really...

Fake Letter Referring to the DFSA and Impersonation of the DFSA’s Chairman

10 Jan 2018

The Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) alerts the financial services community and members of the public about a fraudulent scheme in which the DFSA, a UAE commercial bank and various entities of the UAE Government have been impersonated.

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Fraud

Winnipeg police warn public of tax scam

Winnipeg police are warning the public after receiving several reports of tax scams.

They say the scam consists of fraudsters sending emails or making calls and pretending they are the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA). 108 more words

Crime

Securing Industry: Database can distinguish gutter oil from edible oil

Securing Industry: Database can distinguish gutter oil from edible oil. “Chinese researchers have established a ‘spectral database’ that can be used to determine counterfeit cooking oil and gutter oil, a new paper reveals. 87 more words

Research & Opinion

Krebs on Security: Money Laundering Via Author Impersonation on Amazon?

This is just weird. From Krebs on Security: Money Laundering Via Author Impersonation on Amazon?. “Patrick Reames had no idea why Amazon.com sent him a 1099 form saying he’d made almost $24,000 selling books via Createspace, the company’s on-demand publishing arm. 28 more words

Security & Legal Issues

Wednesday's Word: Boiler Room

By Ben Dell’Orto, Spring 2018 IAC Student Intern

In addition to inspiring a Hollywood movie, Boiler Rooms are a common scheme to pressure investors into purchasing an investment that most likely is not a good one for them. 252 more words

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Scamming Scammers

When a scam artist relives a unsuspecting person of their hard earned assets, they take not only from the person they are in direct contact with, but from all of us. 246 more words

BRIEFFIE 21 FEB

I LOVE THESE~!

You told the Pope he’s your how many greats grandson? Really?”

AND NOW …

from a U-toobe—

—whose webbie is further down this page; I’ve come across oodles of these things in books, magazines, movies and other propagated propagandas. 225 more words

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