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‘Costco did the same thing to me’: Customer using mom’s card says Costco declined it for ‘fraudulent activity’

'That’s why I prefer going to Sam’s.'

On Jan 25, 2023 by Phil West

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‘Target doesn’t take back food so we got all of this for free’: Shipt shopper says customer used ‘fraudulent’ card to pay for groceries

'Shipt doesn't tell you until after you have purchased every single one of these items.'

On Jan 12, 2023 by Allyson Waller

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‘I checked his credit, he checked my vibe’: Best Buy employee says customer tried to make fraudulent iPhone purchase, sparking debate

'They think these huge companies just going to let you rob them for 5k.'

On Dec 4, 2022 by Dan Latu

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‘Do I hear a class action lawsuit’: Man cuts up Chime bank card after he was scammed by fake email, received no credit for fraudulent charges

'I’ve reached out to Chime multiple times and they literally don’t care.'

On Oct 28, 2022 by Natasha Dubash

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‘She’s the one who wanted to share’: After finding the number her boyfriend was texting, woman allegedly used it to steal its Ulta rewards points

'Always be savage af.'

On Jun 24, 2022 by Jack Alban

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Deepfakes can fool biometric checks used by banks, research finds

Fraudsters can easily use artificial intelligence to open up fake accounts online.

On May 18, 2022 by Mikael Thalen

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Account impersonating the Ukrainian first lady and soliciting crypto remains on Twitter even after she blasts ‘fraudsters’

Olena Zelenska blasted 'fraudsters' capitalizing on Ukraine's 'suffering.'

On Mar 16, 2022 by Claire Goforth

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Online marketplace for stolen credentials Slilpp taken down by authorities

According to the DOJ, Slilpp sold stolen credentials, resulting in losses worth over $200 million in the U.S. alone.

On Jun 11, 2021 by Tricia Crimmins

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John McAfee charged over alleged ‘pump and dump’ cryptocurrency scheme

The antivirus pioneer is accused of raking in millions through deceptive pump-and-dumps.

On Mar 5, 2021 by Mikael Thalen

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The dark side of the PPP loan program

Lack of oversight in coronavirus spending facilitated historic fraud.

On Oct 16, 2020 by Claire Goforth

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Old tweets show ‘We Build the Wall’ scammer calling criminal investigation ‘fake news’

Four men including ex-White House adviser Steve Bannon were arrested nearly one year later.

On Aug 20, 2020 by Mikael Thalen

Steve Bannon Arrested Border Wall Fraud

Steve Bannon arrested for defrauding donors to ‘We Build the Wall’ GoFundMe

Bannon and others were charged by federal prosecutors.

On Aug 20, 2020 by Andrew Wyrich

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Rick Scott’s tweet reminds everyone of his company’s Medicare fraud scandal

'Nice to meet you, kettle.'

On May 20, 2020 by Claire Goforth

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Instagram influencer scams followers out of $1.5 million

She convinced them to hand over debit cards.

On Feb 17, 2020 by Collyn Burke


Scammers tricked company into transferring them $243,000 by deepfaking CEO’s voice 

Fraudsters used AI software to mimic the German boss' voice.

On Sep 3, 2019 by Mikael Thalen