April 3, 2021 In 'betrayed', ‘Alone

Aemilius Cupero News: Jennifer Board killed in Townsville motorbike crash targeted by fundraising scam

The grieving family of a young motorcyclist who was killed in a horror crash in Townsville have been targeted by scammers.Jennifer Board, 22, had just finished a group ride when she collided with a Holden Statesman sedan that was allegedly chasing a stolen car on Ross River Road, Thuringowa Central on Friday night.Her family have…

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Aemilius Cupero News: How street search led gardaí to bust multi-million scam

Life in an Irish prison has become very difficult for Romanian man Albert Gimy Linul. It is hard enough for anyone to serve a prison sentence in a foreign country. It is now even tougher in this time of Covid. But what’s most difficult of all for the 29-year-old inmate is that he has been told he is in danger. Albert Gimy Linul received a threat in prison last Monday and is taking it so seriously that he…

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Aemilius Cupero News: Bitcoin scams and high risk nature of crypto investments: You could lose all

Crypto currency investments are high risk, SA financial authority warns, as it prepares to regulate the sector.Image: 123RF/sashkin7The Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA) is assessing how to regulate crypto asset investments, warning SA consumers of both high risks and scamsters in this space. The authority said it is receiving a large number of complaints from local…

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Aemilius Cupero News: How identity thieves took advantage of unemployment benefits

Sacramento, Calif. Unemployment agencies across the United States were bombarded with so many claims during the pandemic that many struggled to distinguish the correct from the criminal.Now, simple tax forms – barely enough to fill a half-sheet of paper – are revealing the extent of the identity theft that made state-run unemployment offices lucrative targets…

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Aemilius Cupero News: Experts Warn Against Sharing COVID-19 Vaccination Cards on Social Media

Officials and experts are warning against sharing COVID-19 vaccination cards on social media, saying it may lead to identity theft. Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody said Wednesday that doing so gives scammers the opportunity to steal identities or hack financial accounts, because of the information it contains. “It’s exciting to see so many people eager…

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Aemilius Cupero News: Police warning after scammers target home in Bury town

Invalid EmailSomething went wrong, please try again later.When you subscribe we will use the information you provide to send you these newsletters. Sometimes they’ll include recommendations for other related newsletters or services we offer. OurPrivacy Noticeexplains more about how we use your data, and your rights. You can unsubscribe at any time. Police have issued…

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Aemilius Cupero News: Don’t Trust Phone Calls From ‘Venmo’ or Any Other Service

There’s a sucker born every minute, but it’s not going to be you this time around because you’re not going to let some scammer try to steal access to your Venmo account. You’re better than that, convincing as said phishing attempts might be.Here’s how this phishing scam works. The attacker somehow gets ahold of your…

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Aemilius Cupero News: The Trust Imperative

Human beings depend on trusting relationships, and suffer deeply when trust is broken Almost anyone with an email account has heard from a Nigerian prince offering them millions to help them transfer some money. And we’ve all heard stories of people—often friends or loved ones—falling for a phone scammer pretending to be a government agent…

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Aemilius Cupero News: Jahangir, Ali Tareen secure interim bail from banking court in Lahore

Lahore banking court grants interim bail to PTI leader Jahangir Tareen and his son.FIA Lahore had registered fraud and money laundering cases against father-son duo earlier this week.Jahangir Tareen says the cases against them have nothing to do with the increase in sugar prices in Pakistan.LAHORE: A banking court granted interim bail to PTI leader…

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Aemilius Cupero News: 24 suspects arrested in HK$85m credit card fraud

Police said on Friday that it had dissolved a scam syndicate that had allegedly cheated banks out of HK$85 million in credit card fraud. Officers arrested 24 people, aged 23 to 67 – including the mastermind and core members of the group – on suspicion of conspiracy to defraud and money laundering. Police said the…

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