Category Archives: Scams

Miami Scam Medicare: $2.4 Million Hidden In Diapers

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by Scott Cooper And one month in prison plus three years in supervised release after pleading guilty in a case involving more than $2.4 million found by customs agents at Miami International Airport in the luggage of two girls with whom he had only arrived June 4 in the Dominican Republic. Luis de Jesús Alonzo, […]

Mortgage Loan Scam: From Miami to New Jersey

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by Scott Cooper A Federal jury Monday convicted a real estate professional in a $20 million mortgage fraud involving a Fort Lauderdale luxury condominium building. After a three-week trial before Old U.S. District Judge James I. Cohn, jurors found Sunny Isles Beach resident Marco Laureti guilty Of one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud […]

Beware: Twitter scam could hijack your account

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Scott Cooper World Twitter Hijack Like most scams, the latest cryptocurrency scams plaguing social media platforms like Twitter are a case of “too good to be true.” Did you really believe that tech celebrities like Elon Musk or Vitalik Buterin would start giving away free cryptocurrency to their followers on Twitter? Did you really think […]

IRS Scam Targeting E-Services Users

Scott Cooper World Scam It has both an IRS emblem and an e-services emblem that links to a URL verified as a phishing site. The Publish site presents as an e-services registration page. The scammers are attempting to exploit current IRS efforts to strengthen the e-services authentication process and its ongoing communications with tax professionals […]

Woman Meets Her Internet Scammer, Helps Him Give Up Crime, and Pays for His College

Internet Scammer Gets Lucky Though Maria Grette was scammed out of thousands of dollars due To a man’s conniving online plot, she still became his friend – and his college benefactor. The Swedish woman started corresponding with a guy named Johnny after She created an online dating profile after her divorce a few years previously. […]

Warning: New scam gives criminals complete control of your online accounts

As phone scams keep evolving, criminals are beginning to realize they can exploit two-factor authentication to take control of accounts in a way no one intended. By effecting a simple phone takeover hack, the bad guys are proving that the added layers of phone-based security we’ve all come to rely on aren’t solid as they […]