July 19, 2022 In ​​, -anyos

Victims of Karakkaya scam receive refunds

 The police said that the kingpin, Muppala Mallikarjuna, 36, of Nellore, had 81 tonnes of chebulic myrobalan, known as Karakkaya nuts, and offered victims Rs 300 per kilogram for turning the nuts into powder. On this pretext, he sought a deposit of Rs 1,000 per kilogram through a company Soft Integrate Multi Tools Pvt. Ltd.

June 27, 2022 In ​​, -anyos

How phone scam victims can get their money back; Inflation hits new peak: CBC’s Marketplace Cheat Sheet

Miss something this week? Don’t panic. CBC’s Marketplace has rounded up the consumer and health news you need.Want this in your inbox? Get the Marketplace newsletter every Friday.Are you the victim of a phone scam? You might be able to get your money back — but time is running outIf you have friends or family who have fallen prey to

June 18, 2022 In ​​, -anyos

Phone scam victims in Canada can get money back, but only weeks are left to make a claim

To Canadians, scam phone calls can be ubiquitous, with callers claiming to represent the Canada Revenue Agency or offer technical support — or they’re pitching loan, job or romance scams. It’s a long list.For victims who sent money to scammers using Western Union’s money-transfer service, there is a way to get all of your cash back.But

June 7, 2022 In ​​, -anyos

‘If you didn’t find enough victims, you would be punished’: Malaysian teenager forced to become scammer after falling for job ad, Malaysia News

SINGAPORE – When Malaysian teenager Ah Heng (not his real name) saw a Facebook post in February advertising a job for a customer service position in Cambodia, he was intrigued. The job promised him RM4,000 (S$1,250), which was more than what Ah Heng, 19, earned monthly as a phone shop assistant back home. But it…

June 4, 2022 In ​​, -anyos

FTC says victims of crypto scams have lost more than $1 billion since 2021

The world of crypto continues to draw scam artists and fraud. People have reported losing a combined total of over $1 billion due to crypto scams since the beginning of 2021, according to an FTC report released today. From January 2021 through March of this year, more than 46,000 individuals filed a crypto-related fraud report…