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Aemilius Cupero News: Recognizing and guarding against SMS FluBot phishing scams

Home News Computing (Image credit: Shutterstock) In recent weeks, mobile users in several countries have been receiving SMS messages linking to a banking Trojan called “FluBot”. This threat pretends to be from a delivery company and asks users to install a tracking app in order to track the status of the package, but in fact…

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Aemilius Cupero News: Inside the cryptocurrency scam vortex

On May 22nd, a crypto finance project called DeFi100 posted a message to its website: “We scammed you guys and you can’t do shit about it. HA HA. All you moon bois have been scammed and you can’t do shit about it.” Screenshots of the message immediately went viral on crypto Twitter (always anarchic, easily…

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Aemilius Cupero News: China cracks down on crypto-related money laundering

More than 1,100 people arrested over phone and internet-based scams China continues its anti-cryptocurrency policies with further investigations and arrests Following extensive investigations and surveillance of suspected scammers, police in China have now arrested more than 1,100 people suspected of using cryptocurrencies to launder illegal proceeds from telephone and Internet scams in a recent crackdown,…

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Aemilius Cupero News: Religious teacher in Melaka falls prey to love scammer

MELAKA: A religious teacher from Alor Gajah lost RM78, 000 in a love scam. The 49-year-old single mother was duped by a man she had befriended on Facebook in early May. Melaka Commercial Crime Investigation Department chief Supt E. Sundra Rajan said the man told the victim he had sent her some costly items shortly…

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Aemilius Cupero News: Bukit Aman detects fraudulent activities related to 2021 Haj season

KUALA LUMPUR: The Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM) has recently detected fraudulent activities related to haj, umrah and haj by proxy packages for the 2021 season, which are being offered by several travel agencies. Bukit Aman Commercial Crime Investigation Department director, Datuk Mohd Kamarudin Md Din, said that offers of such packages were very dubious, as…

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Aemilius Cupero News: China arrests over 1100 suspects in crackdown on crypto-related money laundering

A small toy figurine is seen on representations of the Bitcoin virtual currency displayed in front of an image of China’s flag in this illustration picture, April 9, 2019. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/IllustrationPolice in China arrested over 1,100 people suspected of using cryptocurrencies to launder illegal proceeds from telephone and Internet scams in a recent crackdown, the…

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Aemilius Cupero News: Anhui Hospitals Found to be Involved in $9 Million Insurance Scam

Dozens of health care facilities in the eastern Anhui province were found to have misappropriated nearly 58 million yuan ($9 million) from the public health insurance fund, state-run Xinhua News Agency reported Sunday.Provincial authorities have revoked four hospitals’ medical licenses, as well as the professional credentials of 14 employees at Taihe County’s health security administration following an…

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Aemilius Cupero News: Pixl.One Announces Blockchain Advertisement Platform of the Future

TALLINN, EE, June 9, 2021 – (ACN Newswire) – The advertising industry is in a dire situation today, with ads and other promotional media being forced on viewers – Leading to endless spam and ineffective conversion rates for companies. Ads help media and content creators monetize their creations but with the middleman taking a significant…

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Aemilius Cupero News: Otago med student scam ‘highly likely’ to have taken place in previous years

Sharron BennettUniversity of Otago, where medical students did not adequately complete their placements.It is “highly likely” a scam in which University of Otago medical students faked their internship documents so they could go on overseas holidays was not a one off, an investigation has found. In October 2019, Stuff revealed some final year students did…

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Aemilius Cupero News: Nurse cheated of RM94, 000 in Macau scam

PORT DICKSON: A 31-year-old nurse has been cheated of RM94, 000 in a Macau scam here, says district police chief Supt Aidi Sham Mohamed. He said the victim received a call from a man impersonating an Inland Revenue Board officer who said she had tax arrears. “The man told the victim that she had a…

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