Charity Scam Alert: Fake websites emerge after the Boston Marathon Bombings

Posted on April 18, 2013 • Filed under: Internet, Scam, United States

As reported by scammers, crooks and spreaders of computer malware have wasted little time in trying to play off the public’s sympathy for the victims of the Boston Marathon tragedy, prompting warnings from the Massachusetts attorney general and computer security companies to be extremely wary about donating money to unfamiliar charity websites, and clicking on unsolicited Web links. Read Article

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