reported hundreds of UK investors are nursing huge loses after being ripped off by a scam that promised to make money from the World Cup. The idea was that people would invest in plots of land that would be snapped up by developers in the building frenzy around the World Cup and the 2016 [...]

Comments OffRead this post » reported a Nepali man has been sentenced to four years and four months in British prison after being convicted of assisting illegal migrants to fraudulently obtain visas to work and live in the UK. Shanker Bhandari, 36, who was residing in Hayes, UK, was among a group of Pakistani and Indian nationals who have [...]

Comments OffRead this post » reported A company mailed out “winning” postcards to 460,000 consumers and snared 884 Wisconsinites in an elaborate travel scheme shut down this year by the state’s Department of Justice. Court documents filed this month in Outagamie County show the complexity of the trap that led to a $3.8 million penalty leveled by Judge Dee [...]

Comments OffRead this post » reported that the Dutch National Police seized the hidden market place Utopia, which was used to sell illegal goods, the Dutch Public Prosecution Service said Tuesday. Public Prosecution Service spokesman Wim de Bruin declined to say how the hidden site was seized and if anybody was arrested. “We will share more information later this [...]

Comments OffRead this post » reported that With days left till the April 15 income-tax filing deadline, Connecticut’s taxman is warning filers about a fake tax-preparer’s scam potentially more painful than any tax audit. Revenue Services Commissioner Kevin B. Sullivan Wednesday issued an alert about scams by people who pose as tax preparers and promise large refunds via the [...]

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As reported by when John Knight saw a Citroën Relay van for sale on eBay for £3,250, he was keen to snap up the bargain. He contact the seller to make an offer and the response – from “Sarah” – seemed legitimate. Read Article

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As reported by federal investigators are looking to talk to multiple NFL and NBA players concerned that they may have been ensnared in an $18 million investment scheme, reports Yahoo! Sports. The U.S. Department of Justice, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission are heading up the investigation saying [...]

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As reported by a man and a woman have been charged with forgery and other crimes for allegedly using counterfeit $50 bills to play table games at the Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem Friday night. State Police Bureau of Gaming Enforcement said Eduardo Sicard Martinez, 36 of Wernersville presented the bogus bills to the dealers [...]

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As reported by councils across Britain have evidence that the conmen claim to be from the Education Welfare Service and tell parents their child has skipped school. They say to avoid a suspension, parents must pay around £340 immediately by credit card. One parent in Essex received a call late one evening and was [...]

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