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90-year-old victim calls for ‘severe sentence' for north-east conman who scammed him out of more than £300,000

12 minutes ago   |   Evening Express

A north-east pensioner conned out of more than £300,000 has called for the man who scammed him to serve a “severe sentence”.
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Watch out for Dorset's six most prolific phone scams

Watch out for Dorset's six most prolific phone scams

2 hours ago   |   Wessexfm

Watch out who you give your details to over the phone with these five scams making their way round the county.
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Drug dealer, 23, who flaunted lavish life on social media by KISSING cash is jailed for five years 

Drug dealer, 23, who flaunted lavish life on social media by KISSING cash is jailed for five years 

6 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

Dan-Gabriel Aiyebusi, 23, from Leicester, used a fake Facebook profile to advertise the details of compromised bank accounts as he acted as the middle-man in the scams.
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Aberdeen civil servant celebrates Burns night in Nigeria

7 hours ago   |   Press and Journal

A north-east man has raised a glass to Scotland's national bard at a Burns Supper for 100 people in the heart of East Africa. Aberdeen civil servant John Primrose, 39, paid...
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French tourist who stole $70,000 in a sophisticated ATM skimming scam is jailed

French tourist who stole $70,000 in a sophisticated ATM skimming scam is jailed

9 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

A French-Brazillian tourist who ran a sophisticated ATM skimming scam in Queensland has been sentenced to jail with the court hearing he tried to run the scam again while on bail.
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4 Ferrari and Porsche supercars were seized by the IRS from a convicted fraudster and now they're going up for auction

4 Ferrari and Porsche supercars were seized by the IRS from a convicted fraudster and now they're going up for auction

17 hours ago   |   Business Insider

The US Treasury, IRS, and CWS Asset Management and Sales will auction off four sports cars that were owned by Scott Tucker on February 5. Tucker was a professional race car...
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Amazon Prime scammers steal more than £1million in a few weeks - what to watch for

Amazon Prime scammers steal more than £1million in a few weeks - what to watch for

1 day ago   |   The Mirror

Criminals are catching hundreds of members of the public out by using a clever Amazon Prime scam, with some people losing thousands to them
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3 of the Most Common Mobile Scams and How to Stop Them

3 of the Most Common Mobile Scams and How to Stop Them

2 days ago   |   Gizmodo

Even if you're familiar with these, it's always good to brush up on keeping yourself safe from scammers.
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A couple pleaded guilty to scamming Warren Buffett as part of a $1 billion Ponzi scheme

A couple pleaded guilty to scamming Warren Buffett as part of a $1 billion Ponzi scheme

3 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

The couple accused of scamming Warren Buffett and other investors pleaded guilty to money laundering and conspiracy charges on Friday. Jeff and Paulette Carpoff splurged at...
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A couple accused of scamming Warren Buffett pleaded guilty to money laundering as part of a $1 billion Ponzi scheme

A couple accused of scamming Warren Buffett pleaded guilty to money laundering as part of a $1 billion Ponzi scheme

3 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

The couple accused of scamming Warren Buffett and other investors pleaded guilty to money laundering and conspiracy charges on Friday. Jeff and Paulette Carpoff splurged at...
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