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RSN™ Scam News: November 3 2018

RSN™ Scam News: November 3 2018 Because There Is So Much Scam & Scammer News Daily We Will Present The News In A New Form That Will Take You To The Worlds Top Scam News Stories Today's Scam News: "Emotional terrorists": The financial and psychological toll of catfishing scams [Video] Private messages from 81,000 hacked Facebook accounts for sale Alleged Nigerian internet fraudster nabbed Rise in 'Sweetheart Scams' breaks hearts and bank accounts Virginia Man [...]

RSN™ Special Report: UK Victims May Get Reimbursed

RSN™ Special Report: UK Victims May Get Reimbursed Transfer Scam Victims Could Be Reimbursed - Great News For Scam Victims In The U.K. Portions by SkyNEWS Victims of bank transfer fraud could receive compensation under proposed new rules - though it remains unclear who will pay. Bank account holders who are tricked into transferring money to fraudsters could be entitled to reimbursement if they have acted with the "requisite level of care" under proposed new [...]

RSN™ Scam News: October 31 2018

RSN™ Scam News: October 31 2018 Happy Halloween! Because There Is So Much Scam & Scammer News Daily We Will Present The News In A New Form That Will Take You To The Worlds Top Scam News Stories Today's Scam News: 13 Nigerian Yahoo Boys In Tears After Their Arrest In the Philippines For Internet Fraud (Photos) How Yahoo boys become rich overnight Monday Morning In Lagos: Alayé, Let’s Do Fraud Father reports his Yahoo [...]

RSN™ Scam News: October 30 2018

RSN™ Scam News: October 30 2018 Because There Is So Much Scam & Scammer News Daily We Will Present The News In A New Form That Will Take You To The Worlds Top Scam News Stories Today's Scam News: Jail for money launderer who used Facebook to recruit young teenagers as money mules Here’s a list of things you didn’t win in 2018 by liking a post on Facebook Feds say romance scammer laundered cash [...]

RSN™ Scam News: October 29 2018

RSN™ Scam News: October 29 2018 Because There Is So Much Scam & Scammer News Daily We Will Present The News In A New Form That Will Take You To The Worlds Top Scam News Stories Today's Scam News: Nigerian Prince and Lawyer jailed in the UK for 1.8m pounds fraud - The prince of Ilugun bagged a 5-year sentence in the £1.8 million. Report: 20 billion scam calls expected in 2019 Last defendant in large [...]

RSN™ Scam News: October 28 2018

RSN™ Scam News: October 28 2018 Because There Is So Much Scam & Scammer News Daily We Will Present The News In A New Form That Will Take You To The Worlds Top Scam News Stories Today's Scam News: University of Iowa among top phishing targets, Kaspersky Lab says  Congo: ARPCE disbands telecom fraudsters in Brazzaville An elderly woman from Tunbridge Wells conned out of £5,000 by telephone fraudsters 'Difficult to track foreign-based online fraudsters' [...]

RSN™ Special Report: It’s Time To Leave Yahoo Mail

RSN™ Special Report: It's Time To Leave Yahoo Mail It's Been Two Years Since Yahoo's Data Breach - What Have You Done To Stay Safe? Far Too Often Victims Believe "THEM, NOT ME" Except, 3 billion Yahoo accounts were hacked The massive data breach can be an opportunity to do some cleanup and implement security recommendations. If you had a Yahoo account in 2013, your name and password were stolen. Not maybe, they were! Yahoo expanded the [...]

RSN™ Guide: Natural Disaster Fraud

RSN™ Guide: Natural Disaster Fraud In The Aftermath Of Hurricane Michael Department Of Justice Reminds The Public To Be Aware Of Fraud And Report It To The National Center For Disaster Fraud The Department of Justice established the National Center for Disaster Fraud (NCDF) in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, when billions of dollars in federal disaster relief poured into the Gulf Coast region, which opened opportunities for criminals to exploit people during vulnerable times. [...]

RSN™ Insight: Unmasking the Nigerian Email Scammers

RSN™ Insight: Unmasking the Nigerian Email Scammers BY BOWEN XIAO, Epoch Times October 17, 2018 Updated: October 17, 2018 The following was excerpted to assure its continued availability. Source » Stolen Profits From BUSINESS EMAIL COMPROMISE (BEC) Schemes, Including The Infamous “Nigerian” Email Scams, Have Grown Exponentially Across The Globe Over The Past Decade. From January 2015 to February 2017, identified losses from such scams had increased 1,300 percent, totaling over $3 billion globally. By May 2018, the losses had grown [...]

ONLINE SAFETY: It’s Everyone’s Job To Ensure Online Safety At Work

ONLINE SAFETY: It's Everyone’s Job To Ensure Online Safety At Work The lines between our work and daily lives are becoming increasingly blurred, and it is more important than ever to be certain that smart cybersecurity practices carry over between the two. When you are on the job – whether it’s at a corporate office, local restaurant, healthcare provider, academic institution or government agency –‒ your organization’s online security is a shared responsibility. A culture of cybersecurity in your organization includes all [...]

RSN™ Special Report: The Nigerian Church Where Scammers Go

RSN™ Special Report: The Nigerian Church Where Scammers Go RSN EXCLUSIVE - PLEASE SHARE: Nigerian Church Appears To Play A Huge Role For Scammers Welcome to the Church of Pastor E.A Adeboye JUST A HUMBLE NIGERIAN PASTOR TO HIS FLOCK OF NIGERIAN YAHOO BOY SCAMMERS Back in June 2018, we reported on this Nigerian Church and their activities that we saw on their Facebook page involving Yahoo Boys and scamming in Nigeria. We cannot say that [...]

RSN™ BREAKING NEWS: Global Internet Outage

RSN™ BREAKING NEWS: Global Internet Outage Global (As In Worldwide) Internet Outage Over Next 48 Hours Could Affect Some Users, According To ICANN ICANN has scheduled the Root Zone Key Signing Key (KSK) Rollover for today, and it could affect some DNS users all over the world.   By Rolling the KSK, ICANN implies that a new cryptographic public and private key pair will be generated and the private key will be distributed to internet service [...]

RSN™ Insight: You Can Still Be Scammed!

RSN™ Insight: You Can Still Be Scammed! You Say You Can't Be Scammed Again? Wanna Bet? For decades we have been warning about scams of one nature or another, but what most scams have in common is Social Engineering! For most of you who have been Romance Scammed you sware it will never happen again, right? Wanna Bet? It takes more than wishful thinking to stop yourself from being scammed. After all, it was wishful [...]

RSN™ Guide: Creating A Password

RSN™ Guide: Creating A Password Creating a strong password is an essential step to protecting yourself online. Using long and complex passwords is one of the easiest ways to defend yourself from cybercrime. No citizen is immune to cyber risk, but there are steps you can take to minimize your chances of an incident. SIMPLE TIPS Creating a strong password is easier than you think. Follow these simple tips to protect yourself online: Make your password eight characters [...]

Scammer Arrested: Arrest Nigerian Man Over Online Scam

Scammer Arrested: Arrest Nigerian Man Over Online Scam EFCC Arrest Man Over Online Scam Oke Omoniyi Benjamin The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibadan Zonal Office has arrested one Oke Omoniyi Benjamin (33) from Efon-Alaaye, Ekiti State for internet fraud. Benjamin was arrested sequel to an Intelligent Report received on 27th August 2018, alleging that he is into internet fraud and has also defrauded a number of foreigners of their money through [...]

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