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Identity Theft and Koreans


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Some Americans are a little behind the times.
Today, I called a few local mortgage brokers, in order to offer them free lunch for coming to an informational session on Identity Theft. Bear in mind that I am offering to pay for their lunch at a VERY good Italian restuarant.
Most of them aren’t interested in coming to FREE lunch.
Isn’t that weird?

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The Scammer gets scammed


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Want to see a scammer get REALLY scammed?
http://web.mac.com/dwp/iWeb/Gl2/Scam_Details.html
I emailed the author of this site, and he seems like a pretty decent guy.
We should all take as proactive of an approach to those who would defraud us!

Identity Theft and the English


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Hi all, especially to visitors from the UK!
Today we will be tackling the issue of advice, bad advice, and who you should take advice from.
Of course, I think you should take my advice, but I leave it up to you.

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Nice Feedback


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It’s always nice to get feedback from viewers of this site!
Here’s an email I received recently:

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News for today


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Hi all…
Interesting Identity theft articles I read today…
http://www.newsday.com/news/local/wire/newyork/ny-bc-ny–identitytheft0118jan18,0,5090177.story?coll=ny-region-apnewyork (Looks like law enforcement is finally catching up with a few of the people from ShadowCrew – still have a long ways to go though.)

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New Super Sleuths Video


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Greetings to all the SuperSleuths!
In case you haven’t seen it yet, I posted a new video today over at http://www.identitytheftsecrets.com/videos/paypal-phishing-1-16-06.html
It’s a new take on the same old PayPal Phishing Scam.
Thought you might find it interesting!

Check this out! iTunes Phishing


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iTunes and AppleStore appears to be the latest attack target!
http://www.channelregister.co.uk/2006/01/17/apple_phish/
Mac users are like PC users in that at least 5% of them will suspect the emails are real.
Crazy stuff!

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Here’s Phishy


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Eweek had an interesting “By the Numbers” inset in their most recent publication, pulling numbers from the Anti-Phishing Working Group, which I thought would be worthwhile to share here…

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Phishing Site – Sun Trust Bank Style


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Want to see an example of a Phishing Site? This one was built to damage Sun Trust Bank’s credibility.
Phishing “Sun Trust Bank Style”

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