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2014-07-22 16:29:42

AARP Fraud Watch Network Alerts Consumers to be Cautious of Scams and Frauds CHICAGO, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A recent investigation by the Cook County Sheriff's Department resulted in authorities busting up a fake sports and concert tickets ring that may have defrauded countless individuals in the Chicago area, and highlighted the fact that it's getting easier and easier for scammers to work online, and for consumers to fall prey to scams and frauds and lose their money....

2014-01-04 23:23:41

Constantly Updated Members' Area Will Educate People About Real Estate Scams Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 03, 2014 MyPropertyReports.com is creating a special section of their site dedicated to teaching customers how to avoid becoming a real estate scam victim, the company announced yesterday. “We think that it's important to let people know about the ways scam artists work in the real estate market,” a MyPropertyReports.com spokesman said. “Once people know about a...

2014-01-04 23:23:37

Hopes to help eradicate real estate scam artists. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) January 03, 2014 PropertyRecordLookup.com is launching a large-scale initiative to help protect their customers from scam artists in 2014, the company announced yesterday. “Ever since the real estate market started bouncing back, there has been a huge increase in the number of scam artists in the real estate game,” a PropertyRecordLookup.com spokesman said. “This should not be surprising because whenever a...

2014-01-04 23:02:02

Company will help make sure customers do not become scam victims. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 04, 2014 VehicleHistoryRecord.com is launching a new effort to help their customers avoid becoming scam victims, the company announced yesterday. “Whenever you go on the Internet, you are at risk of becoming a scam victim,” a VehicleHistoryRecord.com spokesman said. “The way the Internet is connected makes everyone vulnerable. But if you are prepared, you can make it much less likely...

2013-12-20 23:24:34

Hopes to Keep People Informed About How Driver's License Scam Operators Work Denver, CO (PRWEB) December 20, 2013 DrivingHistory.com is going to publish a guide that will explain how scam artists can use driver's licenses for fraudulent reasons, the company announced yesterday. “Because a driver's license is the most accepted form of identification in the United States, they are a powerful tool for scam artists,” a DrivingHistory.com spokesman said. “But most people...

2013-12-20 23:24:21

Effort Against Scam is First Post-Launch Expansion for the Company Denver, CO (PRWEB) December 20, 2013 MyPropertyReports.com is launching a program to educate consumers about how to recognize when they might be about to become a victim of a real estate scam, the company announced yesterday. “Scam artists are heavily targeting the real estate market now because home values are going up,” a MyPropertyReports.com spokesman said. “For that reason, we have decided that trying to help...

2013-12-20 23:24:18

Hopes to reduce the number of used car scam victims in 2014. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) December 20, 2013 VehicleHistoryRecord.com is starting a major initiative to help people avoid becoming a victim of a used car scam, the company announced yesterday. “Too many people in America every day fall prey to used car scam artists,” a VehicleHistoryRecord.com spokesman said. “We want to do what we can to help prevent that. We strongly believe that with education, consumers can learn to stomp...

2013-12-20 23:23:33

Anti-scam effort is second phase of their launch cycle. Houston, TX (PRWEB) December 20, 2013 MilitaryRecord.org is launching a major initiative to educate people about how to avoid military service scams, the company said yesterday. “With more and more people coming back from military service, it's unfortunate that some of them are going to be scam artists,” a MilitaryRecord.org spokesman said. “The majority are true heroes. But some are not, and we believe education is the...

2013-12-05 23:30:30

Effort is to assist people who have been the victim of a used car scam. Houston, TX (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 CarHistory.us.org is launching an initiative to direct people to the right resources to contact if they feel they were scammed during a recent used car purchase, the company said yesterday. “Most people have no idea what to do if they feel they were scammed in a used car purchase,” a CarHistory.us.org spokesman said. “Many feel that they have no recourse at all. The truth...

2013-11-22 23:38:57

Hopes to put people less at risk of getting scammed. Denver, CO (PRWEB) November 22, 2013 MugshotsLookup.com is set to release a guide to help consumers avoid getting scammed when they are online, the company announced yesterday. “One of the biggest problems with doing business online is that consumers are very wary of getting scammed,” a MugshotsLookup.com spokesman said. “We feel that if we can help consumers learn how to avoid getting scammed online, we can encourage e-commerce...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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