Quantcast
 
Unlimited Data Plan Scam Causing FTC To Sue AT&T

Unlimited Data Plan Scam Causing FTC To Sue AT&T

By Lindsay McCane November 3, 2014

AT&T is being sued by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) for misleading their customers into believing that they were receiving an “unlimited data plan” when they were really having their internet speeds decreased by up to 90 percent. On Tuesday, …

Family Gets $20K Bill After Home Burns Down Family Gets $20K Bill After Home Burns Down

· 4 Comments

A family in Surprise, Arizona certainly got the shock of their life after their home burned down and they received a bill for almost $20,000. Even though their home was a total loss, they are still expected to pay $19,825 …

Virtual Kidnappers Arrested In Scam Virtual Kidnappers Arrested In Scam

· 1 Comment

It seems that virtual kidnappings are on the rise. Recent investigations led to the arrest of four virtual kidnappers from Mexico.  According to a federal indictment unsealed on Friday 8, the kidnappers were using telecommunication tactics to collect money from …

Irving Fryar & Mother Indicted in New Jersey Irving Fryar & Mother Indicted in New Jersey

It was not a happy hump day for former NFL wide receiver Irving Fryar and his mother. Fryar and his mother, Allene McGhee, were indicted on Wednesday by a grand jury in New Jersey for a mortgage fraud scam. The …

Bernie Madoff Accountant Charged with Fraud Bernie Madoff Accountant Charged with Fraud

NBC News reported this week that Paul Konigsberg, an attorney and accountant, was charged yesterday with falsifying records and related securities connected to the Bernie Madoff Ponzi scheme. Konigsberg is the only non-Madoff family member who owned a controlling interest …

Who Falls For Nigerian Email Scams? The Gullible. Who Falls For Nigerian Email Scams? The Gullible.

· 1 Comment

We’ve all gotten them. The emails from someone purporting to have a lot of money that needs help sailing through the tricky waters of international banking. The ones that need us (me!) to do the important work of banking for …

Fake Apple Survey Email Making The Rounds Fake Apple Survey Email Making The Rounds

A fake survey claiming to be from Apple is making the rounds this morning. It’s pretty much your basic phishing email. It offers the recipient the chance to take a survey in exchange for $115 Apple Store gift card. Of …

Lifejacking: Tips, Warnings, and Dangerous Sites Lifejacking: Tips, Warnings, and Dangerous Sites

Be careful who you friend and what websites you are being requested to visit because some sites employ a “Manual Sharing Scam” – better known as “Likejacking” or Clickjacking. Once users click on these scamming sites they could receive posts …

Man Tricks Girlfriend on Facebook, Imprisoned Man Tricks Girlfriend on Facebook, Imprisoned
· 6 Comments

In Great Britain, a man has been jailed for seven years for tricking his girlfriend into performing sex acts online through the use of false identities on Facebook. Darrell Bingham, 49, posed as an American football player and subjected his …

Scammers Continue to Post Fake Facebook Videos Scammers Continue to Post Fake Facebook Videos
· 1

It should be old news by now that if you see a questionable video on Facebook you probably should not click on it, and definitely don’t give any information or fill out a survey. But with the shear number of …

Tax Season 2012: Avoid Online Scams Tax Season 2012: Avoid Online Scams

For years, online scammers have been taking advantage of people at tax time. Many people look for ways to get their tax refund back as quickly as possible. Legitimate tax return prep offices and other businesses offers “refund anticipation loans”, …

Fake Halo 4 Beta Earns Microsoft’s Ire
· 2

Some things in life are just too good to be true. A Halo 4 beta is one of those things. There was a certain Web site going around that claims to offer access to the Halo 4 beta. Let’s just …

Anonymous: Anonyupload May Be A Scam Anonymous: Anonyupload May Be A Scam
· 1

You may remember we reported yesterday the launch of Anonyupload, the Anonymous alternative to MegaUpload. The site appears to be a scam. In a post today on their twitter, Anonymous has said that Anonyupload has no affiliation with the site …

New Facebook Scam Offers Free iPads New Facebook Scam Offers Free iPads

Facebook and Apple giving away free iPads? It must be too good to be true! Spoiler: It is. CNET is reporting that there’s a new spam scam hitting Facebook today. The message is innocuous enough: Mark Zuckerberg has just sent …

Phishing Email Targets Apple Customers Phishing Email Targets Apple Customers

Over the holiday weekend some Apple customers began receiving email messages claiming to be from Apple. The message informed customers that they needed to update their billing information or have their accounts shut down. The email included an apparent link …

Should SEO, Web Hosting Firm Be Held Responsible For Counterfeit Site?
· 49

Precedence setting, or lone case? I’m sure SEO experts who have discovered this case are interested to see what becomes of it. A South Carolina judge has found the SEO Firm, Bright Builders Inc., responsible for damages done by a …

Grocery Store Falls For $10 Million Phishing Scam

Supervalu, a large grocery store chain was involved in a phishing scam that duped the company into sending $10 million to fraudulent bank accounts, according to federal court filings.