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2012-09-06 06:24:46

NEW YORK, Sept. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Last week a federal judge in the Southern District of New York issued an order that crippled one large and complex diploma mill engaged in online fraud. In its ruling, the court found that Amjad Pervaiz, Asif Sarwar Safi and AZM Technologies operated at least 32 individual websites under various names to lure unsuspecting adult learners into paying hundreds, and sometimes thousands, of dollars for bogus online GED test credentials. (Logo:...

2012-08-23 06:28:11

MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- FICO (NYSE: FICO), the leading provider of predictive analytics and decision management technology, today released data from the FICO® Falcon® Fraud Manager Consortium showing a continuing shift towards online, mail-order and telephone-order fraud versus counterfeit fraud over the same period. In its analysis of losses for credit cards from January 2010 to September 2011, FICO found that card-not-present fraud losses increased at twice the...

2012-07-03 02:21:49

NEW YORK, July 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- To get love in Eastern Europe off to a flyer this summer premium international dating portal AnastasiaDate [http://www.anastasiadate.com ] has just revealed its most spectacular offer yet. The Swap Letters Deal lets gentlemen members make FREE initial contact with an unlimited number of Ladies they meet for the first time throughout July. With a vast database of head-turning beauties in contention from Russia and the CIS, the exciting...

2012-04-16 23:01:26

Telemedicine provider M.D. 247 discusses consumer reporting site Ripoff Report. Tampa Florida (PRWEB) April 15, 2012 Telemedicine specialist M.D. 247 communicated with all program members on April 13th to discuss consumer posts filed on the sites Scam Book, Scam Informer and Ripoff Report against M.D. 247. The need for the review of the consumer “beef” reporting sites was an integral component in the M.D. 247 plan to promote customer care transparency at a corporate level, and...

2012-04-15 23:01:33

MD/247 contacted telemedicine program members on Friday in order to discuss consumer posts filed on the sites Scam Informer, Ripoff Report and Scam Book against MD/247. St. Petersburg, FL (PRWEB) April 14, 2012 St. Petersburg Florida telemedicine provider MD/247 contacted telemedicine program members on Friday in order to discuss consumer posts filed on the sites Scam Informer, Ripoff Report and Scam Book against MD/247. The need for the review of the consumer reporting sites was an...

2012-04-10 23:00:47

Identity theft and phishing attacks top the list of scams for 2012 East Greenbush, N.Y. (PRWEB) April 09, 2012 As the deadline for tax filing draws near, the Center for Internet Security (CIS), a national not-for-profit focused on enhancing the security readiness and response of public and private sector entities, issued tips for protecting against cyber scammers and reminds users to remain vigilant to safeguard their information. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) cites identity theft as...

2012-03-28 23:02:31

In 2001 Michael Roberts´ ex-wife was accused of murder and in 2004 allegedly attempted to murder Roberts more than once. Last November, more than a decade later, Roberts' ex-wife was tried and convicted of her crime. Four major networks are currently producing true-crime shows on these events. (Ref: Iowa State v. Richter FECR011900) Orange County, CA (PRWEB) March 28, 2012 The Lawsuit: “There is a conspiracy between Google and RipOffReport.com to manipulate negative search...

2012-03-01 08:00:00

@VisaSecurity Twitter Feed Features Consumer-Focused News and Information SAN FRANCISCO, March 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Phishing attacks are on the rise. In 2011 phishing attempts jumped 37 percent compared to 2010[1]. And these attacks can be costly. According to RSA, phishing attacks resulted in an average of $4,500 in stolen funds per attack[2]. In time for National Consumer Protection Week coming up March 4 -10, 2012 Visa offers the following advice for consumers to...

2012-02-23 11:05:00

LONDON, Feb. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- FICO (NYSE: FICO), the leading provider of analytics and decision management technology, and global information solutions leader Equifax today warned UK credit grantors that such threats as first-party fraud are growing, despite the reduction in UK card fraud. The two companies hosted an anti-fraud roundtable today in London with a group of card issuers and processors to explore changing patterns, and discuss how FICO and Equifax are working...

2012-01-17 07:45:00

RIDGELAND, Miss., Jan. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SignatureLink, Inc. announced today that the company has entered into an agreement with ThreatMetrix, Inc. SignatureLink will integrate ThreatMetrix's Cybercrime Defender Platform with SignatureLink's online "friendly fraud" technology giving merchants and the entire online payment community the ability to address 100% of online payment fraud. Online payment fraud solutions address traditional online fraud which equates to anywhere from 70 to...