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Scammers seize on US election, but it’s not votes they want AP information Federal Bureau of Investigation phishing scam James

Misinformation Election Scams

Scammers seize on US election, but it’s not votes they want AP information Federal Bureau of Investigation phishing scam James Scammers seize on US election, but it’s not votes they want AP information Federal Bureau of Investigation phishing scam James The email from a political action committee seemed harmless: if you support Joe Biden, it urged, click here to make …

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Fraudulent Covid Antibody Tests? FBI Warns of Scammers, Identity Theft

Fraudulent Covid Antibody Tests? FBI Warns of Scammers, Identity Theft

Fraudulent Covid Antibody Tests? FBI Warns of Scammers, Identity Theft Fraudulent Covid Antibody Tests? FBI Warns of Scammers, Identity Theft The F.B.I. has issued a warning about scammers who advertise fraudulent Covid-19 antibody tests as way to obtain personal information that can be used for identity theft or medical insurance fraud. The warning, issued Friday, is the latest in a …

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‘Pure Hell for Victims’ as Stimulus Programs Draw a Flood of Scammers

‘Pure Hell for Victims’ as Stimulus Programs Draw a Flood of Scammers

‘Pure Hell for Victims’ as Stimulus Programs Draw a Flood of Scammers ‘Pure Hell for Victims’ as Stimulus Programs Draw a Flood of Scammers The federal government’s stimulus checks were meant to help people exactly like Krystle Phelps of Owasso, Okla. She and her husband, Christopher, who have two children, recently lost their incomes after Oklahoma shut down the bars …

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Coronavirus Scammers: Another Thing to Fear

Coronavirus Scammers: Another Thing to Fear

The Newark case is one of a handful that federal prosecutors have brought over the past few weeks. In Austin, Texas, the F.B.I. shut down a website that promised consumers access to World Health Organization “vaccine kits” in exchange for a shipping charge of $4.95, payable by credit card. No vaccine for the virus exists. In Georgia, F.B.I. agents arrested …

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