Before He Spammed You, this Sly Prince Stalked Your Mailbox

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How to Protect Yourself from Extortion [Video]

Extortion

How to Protect Yourself from Extortion BY AMANDA LI Money extortion, electronic extortion, and cyber or Internet extortion happen every now and then. If you are a shop owner, you are demanded by some offenders to pay for their protection to prevent something bad (such as an assault on the shopkeeper or damage to his or her store or goods) from happening. Or, you’ve received messages like: “Give me $5,000,000, or, I’m going to post these private pics of you and your family on the net. Yes, you are being…

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Common Travel Scams [Video]

15 Common Travel Scams (And How To Avoid Them) By Matthew Karsten TRAVEL SAFETY TIPS Shady people love to take advantage of tourists, and if you’re not careful, it’s easy to become a victim. Here are some of the most common travel scams around the world. Stay safe out there! As travelers, it is easy to think that we are smart enough to avoid getting ripped off on travel scams. But, the truth is, it happens to the best of us. Including me! While I’ve shared all kinds of useful travel…

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Sexting May Lead to Sextortion [Video]

The Sextortion of Amanda Todd A year after her death, most people remember Amanda Todd from her YouTube video, holding up hand-written pages describing how one mistake in front of a webcam led to her torment by bullies at school and online. But beyond that viral video, the fifth estate reveals a more complex and disturbing story about what happened to the B.C. teenager driven to suicide in October 2012 – not just bullying, but the deliberate sexual extortion of a 15-year-old girl by online predators. the fifth estate host…

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Military Dating Romance Scams [Video]

Online Dating Scams Dating and Romance Scams Intro Dating and Romance Common Faces Identify Scammer Profiles with Google Images What is a Romance Scam? A romance scam is a confidence trick involving feigning romantic intentions towards a victim, gaining their affection, and then using that goodwill to commit fraud. Wikipedia Facebook Military Romance Scams Profiles Another Victim in Facebook Romance Scams: A U.S. Congressman After battling social media impostors for years, Representative Adam Kinzinger of Illinois wants to force Facebook to do more to combat fake accounts. Representative Adam Kinzinger, Republican of Illinois…

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Dating Scams [Video]

Dating Scams

Learn to Recognize and Avoid Dating Scams ‘Don’t Be a Victim’ Series: Dating Scams aka Romance Scams Led to $143 Million in Stolen Money Simona Blanda was looking online for Mr. Right, but instead, she wound up with both a broken heart and a broken bank account. Blanda was a victim of a so-called romance scam, which last year duped victims out of $143 million nationwide, according to the Federal Trade Commission. In Blanda’s case, she ended up $25,000 in debt. Blanda thought she found her perfect match on a…

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