Scams/Hoaxes: March 2008 Archives

Thieves steal and sell your house, leaving you stuck with the mortgage Source: ConsumerAffairs.Com A new type of crime is targeting homeowners. It's one that combines identity theft with mortgage fraud. When you mix those criminal activities together, you end...
Phishing scams often take the form of an e-mail that appears to come from a legitimate source. If a Phishing scam is successful, criminals can then easily empty your bank accounts, run up credit card charges and apply for loans...
How to hack RFID-enabled credit cards for $8 A number of credit card companies now issue credit cards with embedded RFIDs (radio frequency ID tags), with promises of enhanced security and speedy transactions. But on today's episode of Boing...
TAMPA, Fla., March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- In response to Countrywide Home Loans refusal to fulfill promises made to Gulf Coast hurricane victims, the James Hoyer Law Firm announced today the filing of a new class action lawsuit against the mortgage...
TALLAHASSEE, FL - With Spring Break here and families planning for summer vacations, Attorney General Bill McCollum today issued a consumer advisory cautioning Florida residents and guests to be wary of the various scams and fraud which could be associated...
Courtney Love: Smells like N.J. identity theft Con men reputedly bought a $3.2 million mansion in New Jersey last year using the social security number of the Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain, according to the late rocker's wife, Courtney Love. Love...
Criminals are always at least two steps ahead of us when it comes to initiating new scams and it seems it didn't take long for them to come up with a new scam that coincides with the governments' multi-billion dollar...

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