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HSBC Application Email Scam

A scam email is doing the rounds claiming to be in response to your application to HBSC.

Do not open this email, as it will download malware to infect your computer. 336 more words

Education: Australia's vocational education system is still creating victims

Little did she know that five months later, Sage would shut down and become yet another footnote in what was arguably the biggest public policy scandal in Australian history: the systematic rorting of the vocational education and training system.

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[ Involuntary Giving: Tech Scams]

Scammers often target their schemes toward senior citizens— but anyone can be prey for scammers.

A tech support scam is one such method of *involuntary giving.* 228 more words

Identity Theft

Beware #Medicare card #scams. Medicare "will NEVER ask beneficiaries to confirm their Social Security number or ask for money" for new card.

A law passed in 2015 requires Medicare to remove Social Security numbers from Medicare cards. Beneficiaries will begin to receive their new cards in May, and the rollout will continue into 2019.

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My bank account was compromised and I believe I know where the information leaked; I informed the company, but they don't seem to care.

While looking over my transactions, I noticed a debit from my bank account in the amount of $29.65 that was obviously phoney. It was an "internet check" for a website subscription, ostensibly signed by my wife. 203 more words

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Wading into the Swamp

This is not a controversy with which I was planning to get involved. I have little personal experience with the subject of the controversy, and what little I ever had was decades ago, but I believe knowledge is power, and beginning writers need all the power they can get. 341 more words

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NatWest "Secure Message" Scam Email

A scam email is doing the rounds claiming to contain a Secure Message from NatWest.

Do not open this email, as it will download malware to infect your computer. 318 more words

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