Fraud

Thirty-Six Dark Web Users Charged With Fraud

Dark Web The dark web is not a place for the timid to visit. For those not comfortable with it, the dark web is probably a place best avoided. While the majority of websites ...

February 8, 2018 at 5:01 pm by
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Fake Cryptocurrency Provider Shut Down Sparking Fears of Fraud

How safe is your cryptocurrency? Investment in cryptocurrency has boomed in the last year. This is due, in no small part, to the almost vertical rise in the price of the ...

September 20, 2017 at 12:36 pm by

Lawyer Pleads Guilty to Porn Torrent Fraud Charge

A US lawyer, indicted on charges of entrapping torrenters by producing and uploading pornographic films then threatening tracked downloaders with copyright lawsuits, has ...

March 10, 2017 at 12:00 am by
New Phone Fraud Scheme Uses Your Own Voice Recording

New Phone Fraud Scheme Uses Your Own Voice Recording

A new type of phone fraud scheme has hit North America that baits the user so that their voice can be recorded and used against them to sign up for services unwittingly. The ...

February 8, 2017 at 8:00 pm by

Dutch Developer Built Backdoors into Thousands of Sites

A Dutch web developer was found to have built backdoors into thousands of sites he built, which he then used to steal user credentials for fraudulent means, including online ...

January 17, 2017 at 4:30 pm by

RimWorld Ditches Free Steam Keys Due to Fraud

With more and more games coming out, it’s not hard to see piracy and fraud becoming even bigger problems for small time companies. This has affected RimWorld developer ...

July 20, 2016 at 9:20 am by

Met Police Chief Says Victims of Online Fraud Shouldn’t be “Rewarded”

When it comes to crime, the digital world is the new battlefront for government agencies and the police but one police officer doesn’t think that victims of online fraud ...

March 27, 2016 at 2:00 pm by

Seagate Sends Employees’ Payroll Information After Phishing Scam

Seagate is known for many things, but most of all they are known for their hard drives. I would recommend you look elsewhere if you are looking for something a little more ...

March 7, 2016 at 8:22 pm by

Seller of Indian $4 Smartphone Accused of Fraud

Recently an Indian company revealed that they would be selling a smartphone for only $4, however, 30,000 unit sales later, it has turned out that it may just be too good to be ...

February 27, 2016 at 6:00 pm by

HMRC ‘Reluctant’ to Tackle VAT Fraudsters Says Tax Law Professor

HMRC is responsible for investigating companies and individuals who failed to disclose VAT when selling goods online. However, according to Rita de la Feria, a professor in ...

November 2, 2015 at 10:00 pm by

Malware In Hilton Hotels Results in Card Details Being Stolen

How often do you use your card? When you pop down to the shop and breaking that ten-pound note will result in too many coins to carry back? How about when you’re buying ...

September 26, 2015 at 11:45 am by

Tax Credit Refund Scam Is affecting UK Based Individuals

Tax credits are a hot topic at the moment, this is in part to the Conservative death by a thousand cuts, I said cuts, plans which are set to reduce the income of many of the ...

September 21, 2015 at 1:28 pm by

Former Mt. Gox CEO Mark Karpelès Arrested Over Lost 650,000 Bitcoins

More than a year after troubled Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox folded, authorities have finally moved against the beleaguered firm. Japanese police have arrested former CEO Mark ...

August 2, 2015 at 1:28 pm by

FTC About to Mail out 55 Thousand Checks Worth $1.9 Million

Multi-level marketing, or MLM for short, is an old scheme rarely used anymore because people aren’t stupid enough to fall for it now. It isn’t that long ago that ...

June 17, 2015 at 9:58 pm by

Three Spammers Accused of Largest Data Breach in History

The US Department of Justice has charged three men with what could be the biggest data breach in the history of the internet. The three spammers are accused of stealing ...

March 10, 2015 at 12:58 am by


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