Weekly Scam Roundup

Puppies make most of the noise this week!

Internet Puppy Scam
Computer Crime Research Center – Ukraine
The Council of Better Business Bureaus and American Kennel Club are warning consumers about a new scam involving ‘free’ puppies being promoted on MySpace,

Latest Internet scam concern – free puppy ads
AZ Central.com – AZ,USA
Consumer officials say the scam targets unsuspecting puppy buyers who never receive the promised puppies or recover their money.

New Scam Targets Military Spouses
Consumer Affairs – USA
The American Red Cross says it has uncovered a scam that targets military spouses. The scammer – who sounds young and American – calls a military spouse and

Noida land scam: Allahabad HC issues notice to UP Govt., Noida
DailyIndia.com – Jacksonville,FL,USA
A CBI probe into the Noida land scam is being recommended to the Centre, said K Chandramauli, State Principal Secretary for Home affairs.

City Centre scam: Captain subjected to marathon grilling
Indian Express – New Delhi,India
Chief Minister Amarinder Singh was today questioned for over seven hours by a team of the Punjab Vigilance Bureau probing the Ludhiana City Centre scam.

Check cashing scam with a new twist
9NEWS.com – Denver,CO,USA
KUSA – There’s a new variation on a check cashing scam that is costing many people a lot of cash. This one involves people who accept a job offer that

People warned over Spanish lottery scam
Irish Examiner – Cork,Ireland
PEOPLE throughout the country have been warned not to respond to bogus Spanish lottery letters that are part of a multi-million-euro worldwide scam.

Judges warn of juror ID scam
Cincinnati Enquirer – Cincinnati,OH,USA
Judges Donald E. Oda II and Joseph W. Kirby of Warren County Court have changed all their outgoing jury notices to include warnings about the scam.

Former senior public servant in Fiji arrested over agriculture scam
Radio New Zealand International – Wellington,New Zealand
Fiji police have confirmed that they will also investigate the deposed prime minister, Laisenia Qarase, in relation to scam to determine whether tax dollars

Two men accused in Home Depot SKU scam
7Online.com – New York,NY,USA
“There’s a scam for everything,” one shopper said. “I was a cop before I was a fireman, so it doesn’t surprise me. Everyday, they come up with something

Another doggone scam
By *Hello my name is: FABULOUS*(*Hello my name is: FABULOUS*)
“When people hear about these scams involving pups they get so upset for the poor dogs,” said Alison Preszler, a council spokeswoman. “But at least I can say to them, ‘There are no real puppies involved. It’s all a fake.’ ”
*_Fabulous_* – http://lolovivirono.vox.com/library/posts/page/1/

The Nigerian puppy scam
By Gina Spadafori
Everyone with an e-mail address has received the Nigerian scam e-mail. The scam, sending money to someone who’ll reward your kindness with much, much more money, has been around forever, but the Internet really spread it around.
Pet Connection Blog – http://www.petconnection.com/blog

The Scam
By Deacon(Deacon)
Here’s how the scam works: Spend billions on military toys to prop up the for-profit defense industry. Most of these are pet projects that will never see the light of day, or superiority weapons systems that are completely unnecessary
Design Synthesis – structure.function… – http://designsynthesis.blogspot.com/

Nigerian email scam uses puppies to steal money
By Gary E. Sattler
This time though the scam in question has a special twist to the bait. Internet scammers are soliciting your dollars to assist in the rescue of hapless puppies trapped in third world countries. The scammers offer the poor canines for
BloggingStocks – http://www.bloggingstocks.com

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