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Holiday fraud—How not to be scammed

Crime in America.Net We passed around material from the US Department of Justice recently on the investigation of computer crimes. The documents are profoundly detailed and indicate that the justice system is taking the issue very seriously. Throughout this site we have made an effort to warn consumers that computer based fraud is increasing. We’ve stated […]

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Principal Types of Mass-Marketing Fraud and Resources for Combating Fraud

Dear Readers: The FBI issued an update ) as to mass marketing fraud.  The portion presented here complies with a reader’s request articulating the most “popular” frauds and the best ways of dealing with fraud. Just note that nothings foolproof; a fraud investigator we know loves to talk about how he was the  victim of credit card fraud due […]

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8 million households experience identity theft-31 percent increase in credit card theft-prevention resources available

Violent and property crime is down throughout America and that finding is confirmed through the National Crime Survey, see http://crimeinamerica.net/crime-rates-united-states/.  But are offenders moving from street crime to identity theft?  With the large increase in fraud activities (much of it coming from other countries) it’s hard to say, but it’s a growing concern to law enforcement agencies […]

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Computer Scams-Identity Theft-Crime News from the FBI

Crime news from Crime in America.Net According to recent information from the Gallup Poll, ten percent of Americans state that they were the victim of identity theft or someone in their household was victimized. Only two categories of criminal activity (theft and vandalism) were larger. The article below from the FBI deals with yet another […]

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Americans Identity Crime Concerns

October 16, 2009 Identity theft number one. Being a victim of car theft or home burglary when away rank a distant second by Lydia Saad Page: 12 PRINCETON, NJ — Identity theft debuts on Gallup’s Crime survey as Americans’ top-ranked crime concern. Sixty-six percent of U.S. adults say they worry “frequently” or “occasionally” about being […]

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