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Woman impersonates daughter of elderly cancer patient, steals $400,000
A woman has been caught impersonating the daughter of an elderly cancer patient who she then stole more than $400,000 from.
Crypto fraudster stole $100 million, spent it all on 'sugar babies'
A 21-year-old cryptocurrency fraudster revealed why he stole $123 million and that he spent most of it on 'sugar babies'.
Man to spend 33 months in prison for a multi-million gift card scheme
A New York man has been sentenced to 33 months in prison for being involved in this simple yet highly effective fraud scheme.
The phishing scam that cost Puerto Rico's government over $2.6 million
The Puerto Rico government was just scammed more than $2.6 million dollars through an email.
Report: voice fraud attacks have 350+% from 2014-2018 = 90 per minute
Pindrop's annual Voice Intelligence Report has worrying amounts of increases in voice fraud.
Facebook locking out users who report scammers and fake profiles
Users are connecting with hashtag #FacebookLockout as they are locked out of their accounts after reporting scam or fake profiles.
Hackers finding innovative ways to commit identity theft
Cybercriminals are getting creative in their techniques to commit identity theft.
Apple Pay security called out after spike in fraud-related issues
Apple Pay is extremely easy to use, but security researchers wonder if that is a bad thing.
Banks must work to improve cybersecurity defense to prevent fraud
Financial institutions have a number of cyberattack strategies they must deal with.
Javelin Strategy: New identity fraud victim every two seconds in 2014
There was a new identity fraud victim in the United States every two seconds in 2014, according to Javelin Strategy & Research.
Concern in rising number of tax-related scams and cybercrime
Rising number of cybercrime related to tax fraud, scams.
Russian citizen pleads not guilty to stealing 160M credit cards
Russian citizen Vladimir Drinkman faces numerous charges, and a lengthy prison sentence if convicted, after serving as part of an international hacker ring.
Visa will use smartphone tracking that will help clamp down on fraud
To help fight fraud, Visa will create program that allows the company to track smartphone locations.
EA investigating Origin fraudulent purchases, says accounts are safe
Electronic Arts is investigating reports of fraudulent purchases made via Origin, but says its service is secure.
Watch out for fraud as consumers head online to order Christmas gifts
Look out for potential phishing and fraudulent links, as criminals try to compromise users spending even more this Christmas.
Hacker involved in $14 million theft pleads guilty to bank fraud
The U.S. federal government gets another guilty plea, as cybercriminal decides to plead guilty to bank fraud that stole $14 million in just 48 hours.
Nokia admits to misleading press about Elop's compensation package
Stephen Elop had massive incentive clause in contract that paid big if Nokia were to be bought in a time of financial troubles.
Skype users attacked by 'lol is this your new profile pic?' ransomware and click fraud, be careful of what you click on
Skype users are the subject of a ransomware and click fraud scam that is going around, be wary of li.
$15,000,000,000,000 ($15 trillion) in fraud exposed in UK House of Lords
$15 trillion fraud exposed by UK House of Lords?
Japan Earthquake: Watch for Scams, Fraud
Japanese Earthquake wil undoubtedly lead to Fraud and Scams perpetrated upon good samaritans through.
AOL trying to charge former employees for upgrade
Even if they never asked for one.