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03.01.16
NYU says Craigslist sucks at spotting fake rental listings
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NYU says Craigslist sucks at spotting fake rental listings

Researchers claim that more than half of all scam adverts stay online for up to 20 hours.

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06.11.15
FTC starts cracking down on crowdfunding fraud
06.11.15

FTC starts cracking down on crowdfunding fraud

Hang around the crowdfunding scene long enough and you'll hear tales of campaigns that were too go...

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05.12.15
Sprint and Verizon to pay $158 million over bogus texting charges
05.12.15

Sprint and Verizon to pay $158 million over bogus texting charges

No, Sprint and Verizon* aren't going to escape the FCC's bid to punish carriers for letting shady...

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02.04.15
Spyware tries to lure gamers through fake in-game voice apps (updated)
02.04.15

Spyware tries to lure gamers through fake in-game voice apps (updated)

Malware targeting gamers usually tends to revolve around the games themselves, such as fake copies...

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12.19.14
T-Mobile pays $90 million to settle claims it profited from texting scams
12.19.14

T-Mobile pays $90 million to settle claims it profited from texting scams

T-Mobile protested its innocence after the Federal Trade Commission accused it of letting text mes...

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11.30.14
Changes to Steam gift rules aim to deter resellers
11.30.14

Changes to Steam gift rules aim to deter resellers

Were you planning to purchase a game on Steam and then trade said game for another this holiday sea...

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11.20.14
FTC shutters bogus tech support firms that scammed $120 million from victims
11.20.14

FTC shutters bogus tech support firms that scammed $120 million from victims

You've heard it happen one time or another: a senior who's not very tech-savvy clicked a dubious l...

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