A Vatican official was arrested on Friday whilst he is under investigation for money-laundering within the Vatican bank.
Archive for month: June, 2013
Craig Berkman, who once ran for governor in the US, pleaded guilty to charges of scamming investors in selling non-existent shares of Facebook Inc. and other technology companies.
An internet diet scam is making millions of pounds by using made-up endorsements from celebrities like Victoria Beckham and Adele. Read more →
One of the easiest places to be targeted for an online scam is Facebook. Facebook encourages sharing, which means certain scams can travel far and wide.
As the summer holidaying season kicks-in to full swing, scammers start coming up with new ways to empty your wallet. Here are five tips to keep you on the lookout:
TV and radio are rife with adverts promising to eliminate your credit card debt. However, these adverts can lead to consumers facing more financial woes, terrible credit ratings and even legal trouble. Read more →
Three men were jailed on Tuesday for a total of 20 years for trying to steal £59 million from UK bank accounts – using a phishing scam. But what exactly is a phishing scam and how can you guard against it? Read more →
The basics of internet safety include keeping your antivirus software updated and having a firewall installed on your computer. However, you must also take precaution against another kind of danger – internet scams. Read more →
Many of us use smartphones these days, and although they come with great advantages, their massive range of functions mean you have to be as watchful for scams as when you are when using a personal computer. Read more →
You’re shopping around for a new car online when you spot an ad for a car that seems perfect, and much cheaper than you’ve seen elsewhere. But there aren’t any photos, so you email the sender, telling them to send you a few pictures. The seller sends you an email with the photo, as well as a link to a website. And here’s where the trouble starts. Read more →