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New Wave of ATM Scams Heads for US

Latest ATM scam devices are virtually undetectable: Internet Scambusters #613 From the simplest distraction tricks to the most sophisticated technology, ATM scams can turn up wherever there’s a machine stuffed with cash and a customer trying to withdraw it. And because new card security technology already prevalent in Europe is slow to catch on in […]

Urban Legends from Mississippi, Missouri and Montana

State urban legends tour recalls popular mysteries and strange sightings: Internet Scambusters #612 After a lengthy spell off the road, we’re back on our alphabetical, state-by-state tour of urban legends this week. We’ll introduce you to some of the best-known myths, as well as true stories, from Mississippi, Missouri and Montana. And for our alert […]

New Tricks Target Small Businesses

From credit card fraudsters to phony bill demands, scammers aim for 28 million small businesses: Internet Scambusters #611

Why Your Name is on the Cybercrime Hit List

Everyone’s at risk from cybercrime crooks: Internet Scambusters #610

New Student Scams Exploit Need for Cash

“Card cracking” is latest student scam: Internet Scambusters #609

Bogus Contractors, Funeral Notice Virus & Safe Harbor for Kids

Watch out for bogus contractors selling lightning rods: Internet Scambusters #608

One Ring Phone Scam Cashes in on Curiosity

Mystery one ring phone call is a premium charge scam: Internet Scambusters #607

Fake Cosmetics Could Pose Risks to Your Health

7 signs that your cosmetics might be counterfeit: Internet Scambusters #606

Beware of Sky-High Interest Workplace Loans

Will workplace loans replace predatory payday advances?: Internet Scambusters #605

Just How Green Are Those “Green” Products?

Why you should be skeptical about green products labels: Internet Scambusters #604