S. Korea, Scams flourish amid Japan’s disaster

Posted on March 19, 2011 • Filed under: Japan, Scam, South Korea

Scammers have reaped illicit gains through bogus relief campaigns in the wake of the earthquake and tsunami that devastated northeastern Japan last Friday, police said, warning the public to be careful when donating, especially to sites on the Internet.
Two Koreans were caught running an online fundraising campaign for quake-stricken Japan with a bank account falsely named as one acknowledged by the Japanese Red Cross, police said Friday. Read Article

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