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In lawsuit, Amazon takes on ‘unlawful advertising scheme’ that mimics its branding and trademarks – GeekWire

(GeekWire Photo) Amazon alleges in a new lawsuit that a group of unnamed individuals used the tech giant’s name, trademarks and branding to dupe people into clicking on links with the promise of fraudulent Amazon gift cards and other rewards that would never come. The company says in the suit that the defendants profited off …

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80 Scammers Charged in International Romance Fraud Conspiracy

80 Scammers Charged in International Romance Fraud Conspiracy By Caleb Danziger You’ve probably heard about or even received the emails from people who claim to be stranded in desperate situations and need money immediately wired to them. Some of them take the time to befriend their victims first and spark supposed romances with them. Some …

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3 Threats that Compromise your Privacy on Social Media

BiljaST / Pixabay There’s been a lot of news about the mining of our personal data by companies (and countries) to use for advertising purposes or other nefarious reasons. Most Social Media users are shocked to see ads for items they were viewing on the Internet or ads for things they were searching for on …

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Are influencers being paid to badmouth companies for a fee?

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