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FTC stops “debt parking scheme” by debt collector Midwest Recovery Systems

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) prohibited a debt collector, Midwest Recovery Systems from placing bogus or highly questionable debts into consumers’ credit reports. The...
identity theft hacker

4 Common Identity Theft Schemes and Ways to protect yourself from becoming a victim

Living in the digital age that we do now, it's no surprise that identity theft schemes have become rampant. Especially now with most people...
FTC sues Beam Financial

FTC finds social media scams have more than tripled within the last year

Data from the Federal Trade Commission’s Consumer Sentinel Network shows social media scams have more than tripled within the last year with a dramatic increase...

Scammers are impersonating the IRS in phishing emails 

Scammers are continuing to impersonate the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) with phishing emails designed to trick people into paying them money for supposed missed...

Trump Campaign Spills All: Trashed, Doctored Ballots, Illegal Votes, and More

This morning, Decision Desk made the rash and hasty call to declare Joe Biden as the winner of Pennsylvania and therefore the president-elect of...
uBiome founders face fraud charges

DOJ charges 60 people involve in $300 million nationwide telemarketing fraud scheme

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) filed lawsuits against 60 people involved in a $300 million nationwide telemarketing fraud scheme that victimized senior citizens...

“Undressing” app similar to DeepFake, DeepNude widespread on Telegram messaging app

An undressing app similar to the 2019 DeepNude and the 2017 Deepfake hoax is now in widespread use on the messaging app Telegram and...

Six former Apex School of Theology administrators charged for defrauding student loan programs

The Department of Justice (DOJ) filed charges against six former school administrators from the Apex School of Theology campus located in Columbus, Georgia for scheming...
FTC/Robocalls/charity telefunding scam

WARNING: New Threatening Phone Scams Aim to Extort Parents, Immigrants

With scammers coming up with numerous ways to defraud people amid the raging COVID-19 pandemic, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) on Monday cited ways...
Microsoft

Microsoft tops list of most imitated brands for phishing attempts in Q3 2020

Microsoft is number one in the list of the most imitated brands for phishing attempts to steal an individual's personal information or payment credential...

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Facebook under investigation by EU regulator over new data breach

Facebook under investigation by EU regulator over the 533 million users...

The leading privacy regulator in Europe is investigating Facebook over the recent data leak that affected over 533 million people, scrapping their personal data...