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NY businessman gets 34-month prison term for ‘Rebecca’ Broadway scam

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A former New York businessman was sentenced to nearly three years in prison Friday after admitting to defrauding the producers of Broadway production “Rebecca – The Musical” through an elaborate scheme involving nonexistent foreign investors. Reuters: … Continue reading

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FTC busts up $275 million credit card scam, sues the folks behind it

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New York man pleads guilty to ‘Rebecca’ Broadway scam

(Reuters) – In a case prosecutors called “stranger than fiction,” a former New York businessman pleaded guilty on Monday to defrauding the producers of Broadway production “Rebecca – The Musical” by creating an elaborate scheme involving fake overseas investors. Reuters: … Continue reading

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Fund manager gets 11 years for Facebook, Groupon shares scam

By Bernard Vaughan NEW YORK (Reuters) – Former fund manager John Mattera was sentenced to 11 years in prison on Friday, after pleading guilty of defrauding investors of $ 13 million with a story that he put their money in … Continue reading

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Vietnam tourism hit by scam artists – Radio Australia

Vietnam tourism hit by scam artistsRadio AustraliaVietnam tourism hit by scam artists. Updated 18 June 2013, 17:05 AEST. Vietnam's Tourism Minister Hoang Tuan Anh has faced some tough questions in recent days during his country's 13th National Assembly. Vietnam tourism … Continue reading

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Police say con artist posed as DSHS employee to scam Vietnamese victims – KIRO Seattle

Police say con artist posed as DSHS employee to scam Vietnamese victimsKIRO SeattleOanh Nguyen, 39, is a native Vietnamese speaker who allegedly targeted other Vietnamese-only speakers in DSHS offices in White Center and South Seattle, according to investigators with the … Continue reading

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Vietnam tourism hit by scam artists – Radio Australia

Vietnam tourism hit by scam artistsRadio AustraliaI think most people to Vietnam probably have a pretty good experience, it's a very beautiful country, a lot of interesting cultural sights, nice beaches, mountains, very varied landscape. I think perhaps the bigger … Continue reading

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Vietnam tourism hit by scam artists – Radio Australia

Vietnam tourism hit by scam artistsRadio AustraliaI think most people to Vietnam probably have a pretty good experience, it's a very beautiful country, a lot of interesting cultural sights, nice beaches, mountains, very varied landscape. I think perhaps the bigger … Continue reading

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Police: Woman used Vietnamese background to scam others – KOMO News

Police: Woman used Vietnamese background to scam othersKOMO NewsSEATTLE — A 39-year-old woman is accused of using her Vietnamese background to convince other Vietnamese residents to cash bogus checks. Investigators say Oanh Nguyen would seek out Vietnamese-speaking clients at the … Continue reading

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Facebook Scam Alert – What Really Happens When You “Like”

Becky Worley explains the ins and outs of “Like Farming” – the dangers, and how to avoid them. Tech News Headlines – Yahoo! News

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