We have all heard about them, most of us have seen them and many of us have been scammed by them. Whether it’s with the promise of huge interest rates, free bitcoin or a professional outlook companies try many different methods to draw people in. 902 more words
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Fake news is a big deal on Facebook at the moment.
While many fake news outlets profit from your clicks, there’s a nastier version of fake news that been gaining popularity recently – and that is fake petitions. 349 more words
People eager to cash in on the cryptocurrency boom through mining have been targeted by Facebook ads touting bitcoin mining rigs, made by industry giant Bitmain, that contain a link to a false website. 374 more words
Another good article by Todd, covering the different scams uncovered by this case:
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A shocking B.C. Supreme Court case that pitted two rich families from China against each other provides grim revelations about the kind of migration, tax, and real-estate scams regularly occurring in Metro Vancouver and beyond.
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The ad below appeared this morning as the top Google Ad on the search “Carillion pensions”. I asked the FCA and tPR to ask for it to be taken down shortly after and it has been taken down at lunchtime.574 more words