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    But they cash in the check. How can a check be fraudulent and valid at the same time. Talk about stupidity from a business. One bank I will not give any money to is that bank! Very happy with our credit union. Bank confusion turns into $10,000 problem for Petaluma man | abc7news.com
  2. Health and beauty
    Retracted autism study an 'elaborate fraud,' British journal finds - CNN.com So - no evidence connecting vaccines and autism - but how much damage will be done to children who don't receive vaccines because from now on, someone is ALWAYS going to insist the link exists anyway...
  3. General Chat
    Someone has been trying to use my credit card in the UK in hopes no one would notice I guess. Now I wonder what online retailer sold my information? This happened last year too, but the charges were denied and I kept the same number. Same country, same charge attempts this year as last year...
  4. Debt Reduction & Money Management
    ~There are so many ways thieves can steal the money on your gift cards! I'm going to be really really really careful now about inspecting the package whenever I buy one. snopes.com: Gift Card Theft ~
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    I was at Discover cards website looking to see what my rewards were when I said I had a balance. Uh no I pay it in full online as soon as it is used. Some once charged $1700 to verison on my card! What on earth?!?! I promptly called the fraud division and they cancelled the card numbers. She...
  6. Frugal Living
    I'm kind of in an odd situation. I recently sold my car on craigslist. The odometer was broken and I disclosed this to the buyer, who seemed to have no problem with it as it was just basic trasnpotation. I got $600 for it. I wasn't asking for much as I just wanted to be rid of it. Sold on...
  7. General Chat
    Well, I woke up at 8:00 am this morning. Was nicely tucked in bed watching the news with the cat. When I heard my answering machine picking up a message from Visa Fraud Prevention Services. So first I could barely hear the message and second I didn't want to start freaking out so I went about...
  8. Frugal Living
    About a week ago my husband came out of our laundry room and stated "We are frugal frauds!" I said "what" he said "I am finding laundry in the hamper folded and socks matched" I was offended at first because being frugal is who I am, but now see it isn't always who my children are when they want...
  9. Debates, Politics and Personal Opinions
    Thought you guys might find this interesting. I have no idea the validity of it, but here's what I got emailed. http://www.onenewsnow.com/Election2008/Default.aspx?id=297446
  10. Debates, Politics and Personal Opinions
    http://www.google.com/reader/shared/user/17340290992632489902/state/com.google/broadcast
  11. Debates, Politics and Personal Opinions
    http://www.counterpunch.org/roberts10032008.html I am with Paul Craig Roberts on this one. Thoughts?
  12. News you can use
    Fraud, identity theft grow at ATMs It's easy for crooks to rip you off at the cash machine, especially if you're not paying attention. And your PIN won't offer the protection you might assume it would.
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    Drug, fraud trials set for Broadcom co-founder A federal judge has set two trial dates for Broadcom co-founder Henry T. Nicholas III, one on drug charges and one on corporate ...
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    Italian businessman Follieri arrested for fraud, posing as a Vatican rep An Italian businessman who once dated actress Anne Hathaway was arrested Tuesday on charges he posed as the Vatican's U.S. representative ...
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    Mortgage fraud consequences With the backlog of cases, most perpetrators of fraud won't get prosecuted, says the Real Estate Adviser.
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    Hundreds swept up in mortgage fraud arrests At least 300 mortgage fraud suspects allegedly linked to an estimated $1 billion in losses have been arrested since March 1 as ...
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    Security freeze better than fraud alert A security freeze offers stronger protection than a fraud alert, says Dr. Don Taylor.
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    'Mortgage fraud ground zero' To the untrained eye, the size, scope and sophistication of Las Vegas' alleged mortgage scheme is noteworthy. But to the FBI ...
  19. General Chat
    :toss: Computer Fraud is alive and well, unfortunately. These are a few ways to keep your information safe and not fall for the scammers :toss: Stay safe from Phishing: Easy clues to help you keep your personal information secure. The main goal of a phishing email is to get you to a site...
  20. General Chat
    Today I got an email from "Bank of America". We don't have an account there (but the ex-inlaws do) and I was curious as to why they were sending ME an email. The 'bank' wants people to download a program so they can enroll in some automatic service. It is NOT the bank, it is an attempt to gain...
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