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FBI Internet Scam Alerts

Internet Crime Complaint Center’s (IC3) Scam Alerts This report, which is based upon information from law enforcement and complaints submitted to the IC3, details recent cyber crime trends and new twists to previously-existing cyber scams. Social Network Misspelling Scam During December 2010, the IC3 discovered misspellings of a social network site being used as a […]

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Working from home can be a crime

Crime in America.Net Dear readers: When you teach college students you work with people looking for flexible jobs that fit their schedule. The Internet has created hundreds of thousands of jobs that simply require a computer and some time. From time-to-time, a student may ask if a job offer is legitimate. Some students write for blogs […]

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Facebook Burglary Ring—Geo-Location Means More Crime

 Crime in America.Net   Reporter Erik Sass in Media Post Blogs (see provides the following information:     “…police in the town of Nashua, New Hampshire have busted a three-man burglary ring which stole at least $100,000 worth — and perhaps twice that amount — of cash, consumer electronics, jewelry and other valuables (not to […]

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Most Dangerous Cities–City and State Crime Rates–Pleasing Everyone is Hard to Do

Updated with five new sources, November, 2010. We started Crime in America.Net for a variety of reasons from learning search engine marketing to providing material to our students. One of the lessons we’ve learned is that folks from the Internet do not read—they skim—and they want short and hopefully interesting/entertaining articles. Nowhere is this more […]

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The Census and Internet Fraud

Crime in America.Net   We posted an article on child internet safety and included previous posts, including one citing a large increase in  internet crime (up 22 percent in 2009). Please see http://crimeinamerica.net/2010/04/12/criminals-are-looking-for-your-child-on-the-internet%e2%80%94right-now/.   Now the census brings unique opportunities for those engaged in fraud. Please see the message below from the FBI:   2010 Census The 2010 Census […]

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Criminals are looking for Your Child on the Internet—Right Now!

Keeping Kids (and Yourself) Safe Online: Crime Prevention from Crime in America.Net We offer a variety of articles on internet safety (see below) because it’s clear that criminal offenders are moving online in increasing numbers. As Willie Sutton the bank robber said when asked why he robbed banks, “because that’s where the money is.” See […]

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Sex Offender Tracking–Can States Keep Up?

Dear readers: This article from the Washington Post is a continuation of news coverage detailing growing complexities of justice administration coupled with severe budget difficulties in 35 of the 50 states. At what point do the “complexities” simply overwhelm the capacities of states to deal with crime issues? Crime in America.Net staff. Violator registry is growing […]

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Criminal Offenders on the Internet and Social Media Sites-DC Public Safety

Http://media.csosa.gov –See Radio Shows Welcome to DC Public Safety–Blog, radio, television shows and transcripts on crime, criminal offenders and the criminal justice system. We now average 228,000 requests per month. We welcome your comments or suggestions at [email protected] or at Twitter at http://twitter.com/lensipes. The show interviews Shannon Blalock, Parole and Probation Officer for the Kentucky […]

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Criminal Offenders on the Internet and Social Media Sites

DC Public Safety–230,000 Requests a Month November 10th, 2009 · No Comments    Standard Podcast [30:25m]: Hide Player | Play in Popup | Download Radio show (podcast) available at: http://media.csosa.gov/podcast/audio/2009/11/offenders-on-the-internet-and-social-media-sites-dc-public-safety-230000-reque/ Welcome to DC Public Safety–radio and television shows on crime, criminal offenders and the criminal justice system. See http://media.csosa.gov for our television shows, blog and […]

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