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Could Anyone Ever Fall for This Scam?
Offbeat  (tags: scams, crime, con games, bullshit )

Freya
- 91 days ago - dailykos.com
"You will be arrest and taken to the jail by the federal sheriff with no bail by the courthouse! Everything you have will be confiscate by the courthouse, including your home, your car, your driver license, your bank account, your credit card..."
Trump Fans Have Desperately Spent Millions on a GoFundMe Page for the Wall But It Looks Like They're Getting Duped
Offbeat  (tags: walls, borders, crowdfunding, scams, conservatives )

Freya
- 130 days ago - alternet.org
Last month a GoFundMe campaign was launched titled "We The People Will Fund The Wall," purporting to collect money for President tRump's border wall so that Congress would not need to. The page has raised over $20 million. But who is behind this?
Types of Scams
Offbeat  (tags: scams, interesting, off-beat )

M
- 1173 days ago - consumerprotection.govt.nz
Scammers are constantly coming up with new ways to scam. It's their day job. Most scams follow basic patterns. This section lists the hallmarks of different types of scams.
A Holiday Scam Targeting Kids
Offbeat  (tags: kids, scams, technology, society, finance )

Jae
- 3109 days ago - financiallyfit.yahoo.com
What would the holidays be without a scam to worry about? Only this time the fraudsters are targeting your kids and their personal information.
Verizon | Fraud and Scam Alerts
Offbeat  (tags: scams, philshing etc, cell phones )

Dianna
- 3203 days ago - www22.verizon.com
this article so welcome from verizon wireless gives explanations of many of the most common scams going on currently and some suggestions and advice. this is certainly a MUST READ!
South Florida Jail Scams Turn IRS Into ATM
Offbeat  (tags: inmates, scams, government, irs, interesting, funny )

Lone
- 3378 days ago - miamiherald.com
Say this for the thieves, druggies and bank robbers at the county jail outside Key West: They put their idle time to profitable use.
Scammers Use Better Business Bureau's Name for Fake Lotto
Offbeat  (tags: scams, con artist, trash, scum bag, low life's, worthless )

Lone
- 3385 days ago - walletpop.com
The story is true, but the names have been changed to defraud the innocent. It may sound like the start of an episode of Dragnet, but it's the true story of how scammers were able to con an elderly man out of $80,000 and many more out of their hard earned
BBB Lists Top 10 Scams
Offbeat  (tags: scams, money, credit card, interesting, theft )

Lone
- 3404 days ago - wxyz.com
The Better Business Bureau has released a list of the top 10 scams and rip-offs of 2009
How To Avoid Charity Scams
Offbeat  (tags: disaster, scams, dishonesty, beware.crime )

Lone
- 3416 days ago - localnews8.com
When disasters like the catastrophe in Haiti strike unfortunately scammers target the vulnerable, trying to reap the benefits of the tragedy. Many people dig deep into their wallets to help.
   

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