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Common Email Scams
Consumer activist Tom Antion reviews some of the most common email scams and how to avoid them.
November 04, 2012
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Email Scams Now Threatening to Have You Ar...
The newest email scams are going way beyond the easily identifiable scams, now threatening to cut off utilities or arresting the email recipients.
December 03, 2013
Local ‘Nigerian Prince’ Email Scam Cracked...
The "Nigerian Prince" internet scam became a cultural meme, but still an effective way to commit fraud. On Tuesday, Spain announced that it had arrest...
July 30, 2014
How to Avoid Valentine's Day Email Scams
McAfee has announced a noticeable increase in the amount of scam or spam email that contains the word "valentine." Playing on our softer side, some sc...
December 01, 2009
Watch Out for the Revaton Virus FBI Email ...
It's called the 'Revaton' virus, and it's a little bit different than a lot of malware and viruses that you've heard of in the past. You click on a co...
December 03, 2013
Will Ferguson Thrilled with Giller Prize W...
Calgary humorist Will Ferguson has won the $50,000 Giller Prize for "419," an email scam mystery that marks a more serious turn for the author. Fergus...
November 22, 2012
How to Spot Fake Websites When Holiday Sho...
Tim Maniscalo, the President and CEO of the Better Business Bureau of Central Indiana, warns that there has already been an increase in consumer compl...
November 06, 2013
Why Email Scammers Say They Are Nigerians
We’ve all got email spam boxes full of offers to participate in things that certainly look like scams, and fake promises of get rich quick schemes, bu...
June 27, 2012
Fake Target Emails Plague Consumers
You get an email that says it's from Target. It says your credit card information was compromised in the security breach. However, these emails aren't...
February 04, 2014
Email and Forum Etiquette
Here's a look at some of the common email etiquette mistakes that people make, like typing in capital letters, including unnecessarily large attachmen...
February 27, 2012
Beware: Don't Open ANY Emails From Target
Target has another scam on it's hands, and it involves email this time. One expert says that consumers shouldn't open any emails from Target and shoul...
January 21, 2014
Ted Cruz In Hot Water With Texas Nigerian ...
Sen. Ted Cruz's (R-Texas) recent joke comparing those running the Obamacare website to Nigerian email scammers has drawn criticism from Houston's Nige...
October 24, 2013
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