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Dolphin Therapy Summed Up in Two Words: Big Scam
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, dolphins, therapy, scam )

Cher
- 534 days ago - takepart.com
Dolphin-assisted therapy is not a valid treatment for any disorder, including autism
Washington Man Sentenced in Dead Cat Insurance Scam
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, insurance, scam, pets, protection )

Cher
- 803 days ago - catster.com
It turns out this isn't his only false dead-pet claim
Helping Victims of Scam Mail | Think Jessica
Offbeat  (tags: Scam, crime, police, government, technology, fraud, TAKE ACTION )

Tj
- 1393 days ago - thinkjessica.com
For many vulnerable people, the bombardment of scam mail results in fear, severe financial difficulties and ultimately a decline in both physical and mental health. Chronic victims of scam mail end up being hounded by numerous criminal organisations......
Shameful Road to the Commonwealth Games
Offbeat  (tags: India, New Delhi, Commonwealth Games, 2010, Oct.3, shame, expensive, inflated bills, substandard materials, leaking, crash down, lower classes, politicians, scam, poverty )

Naoko
- 1581 days ago - search.japantimes.co.jp
India's Commonwealth Games, which are set to roll in New Delhi from Oct.3, have turned into the nation's biggest shame. At a cost of $7.5 billion - excluding improvement and additions to city infrastructure - these will be the most expensive
Johnson County Businessman Sentenced for Vast Scam Against Elderly
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, consumers, ethics, scam, bilking, elderly )

Lady
- 1760 days ago - kansascity.com
A judge on Wednesday sentenced a Johnson County businessman to three years for a scheme that bilked about 2,500 elderly victims nationwide. Grant Wilms, 44, entered no-contest pleas previously to four felony counts
Scam Alert: This Math Doesn't Add Up
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, contest, scam, alert, AARP )

Lady
- 1760 days ago - bulletin.aarp.org
Solve a simple math problem--just add 20 and 5--and, according to a letter from UBI Payments currently making the rounds, you win the contest and are "guaranteed to receive $5,000."
Police: Man, 93, Victim Of Scam
Offbeat  (tags: crime, scam, counterfeit, money, humans, police )

Tonya
- 1794 days ago - clickondetroit.com
Authorities are warning residents to be on alert after a new scam involving counterfeit cash has surfaced
Alleged Con Artist Preys on Hopeful Parents
Offbeat  (tags: crime, children, babies, scam, con artist, parents, police, business )

Tonya
- 1820 days ago - today.msnbc.msn.com
Alleged con artist preys on hopeful parents
Public Eye: The Better Business Bureau's Top 10 Scams
Offbeat  (tags: beware.crime, scam, crime, police, con men )

Lone
- 1823 days ago - sacbee.com
Better Business Bureau's top 10 local scams The local Better Business Bureau has compiled its list of the year's top 10 scams.
Hunt for Puppy Comes With Costly Lesson (Video)
Offbeat  (tags: Buying puppy off internet, scam )

Kathy
- 2396 days ago - sun-sentinel.com
Jupiter Farms woman's hunt for a puppy comes with costly lesson.
Online Scam Targets Animal Lovers
Offbeat  (tags: scam, animals, be careful! )

Kathy
- 2400 days ago - consumeraffairs.com
Scammers don't always exploit greed to make a buck. Increasingly, they take advantage of their victims' humanitarian impulses.
Free 'Dog' to 'Good Christian Home'? It's Likely a Scam
Offbeat  (tags: scam, lies, crime, bizarre )

Marty
- 2449 days ago - kitsapsun.com
A couple called for a Kitsap County sheriff's deputy Thursday after realizing their attempt to adopt a dog from overseas was likely a scam.
BBC NEWS | Business | 'Callous' Shares Scam Condemned
Offbeat  (tags: Scam, Fraud, Stocks, shares, fake )

Tj
- 2473 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
A father and daughter showed "callous disregard" for the British victims of their $70m (£34m) share scam, US investigators say.
   

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