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Type of Phishing using telephone
Friday, 19 June 2009
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Monday, 01 July 2019
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Sunday, 30 June 2019
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Thursday, 17 January 2019
5. Telephone Scam in Alpine NOW - Alpine Sun
(News/Identity Fraud & Theft)
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Sunday, 11 November 2018
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Wednesday, 17 October 2018
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Wednesday, 03 October 2018
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Friday, 18 May 2018
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Wednesday, 09 May 2018
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Friday, 15 December 2017
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Wednesday, 15 November 2017
12. Money lost in ATM fraud - The Telegraph
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Thursday, 26 October 2017
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Wednesday, 18 October 2017
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Monday, 16 October 2017
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Friday, 13 October 2017
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Saturday, 30 September 2017
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Thursday, 31 August 2017
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Tuesday, 29 August 2017
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Tuesday, 08 August 2017
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Monday, 24 July 2017
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Wednesday, 21 June 2017
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Saturday, 20 May 2017
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Thursday, 20 April 2017
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Thursday, 20 April 2017
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Friday, 17 March 2017
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Saturday, 04 March 2017
27. Scam warnings from calls and texts - WNYT
(News/Identity Fraud & Theft)
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Friday, 03 February 2017
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Sunday, 22 January 2017
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Thursday, 12 January 2017
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Wednesday, 11 January 2017
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Monday, 09 January 2017
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Sunday, 08 January 2017
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Friday, 23 December 2016
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Wednesday, 16 November 2016
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Monday, 31 October 2016
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Tuesday, 13 September 2016
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Thursday, 25 August 2016
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Sunday, 21 August 2016
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Monday, 25 July 2016
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Wednesday, 20 July 2016
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Thursday, 14 July 2016
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Wednesday, 13 July 2016
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Sunday, 03 July 2016
44. Beware of calls seeking PIN - The Hindu
(News/Identity Fraud & Theft)
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Saturday, 02 July 2016
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Monday, 27 June 2016
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Friday, 24 June 2016
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Sunday, 12 June 2016
48. Gang jailed over pensioner phone scam - BBC News
(News/Identity Fraud & Theft)
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Wednesday, 04 May 2016
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Sunday, 17 April 2016
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Sunday, 27 March 2016
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Monday, 21 March 2016
New credit card scam combines two of fraudsters’ favorite tricks  ConsumerAffairs Florida's attorney general is warning consumers about a new type of credit card scams that combines skimming ...
Monday, 01 July 2019
Consumer Alert: New Skimming, Spoofing, Stealing Scam Alert in Florida  positivelyosceola.com Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody is issuing a Consumer Alert following growing reports of a ...
Sunday, 30 June 2019
ATM fraud: Retired judge loses over Rs 1 lakh  Times of India PANCHKULA: An unidentified person withdrew more than Rs 1 lakh from the bank account of a retired district and sessions judge from ...
Thursday, 17 January 2019
... becomes more widely used. A number of high-value frauds such as vishing, bogus crime and romance fraud have also been reported and people committing ...    ...
Saturday, 24 November 2018
56. Telephone Scam in Alpine NOW - Alpine Sun
(News/Identity Fraud & Theft)
Alpine Sun Telephone Scam in Alpine NOW Alpine Sun A Phone Scam is underway NOW in Alpine, phone calls are being received in Alpine, as a notification that ATM cards are being cancelled, ...
Sunday, 11 November 2018
St. George Daily Spectrum Bank customer was 4 numbers away from having accounts drained by a scammer. Here's how he spotted the phishing ... St. George Daily Spectrum According to Sasser, ...
Wednesday, 17 October 2018
Fortune A Convincing, New Phone Phishing Scam Wants Your Banking Secrets. Here's How to Stay Secure Fortune With that information in hand, the scammers can quickly manufacture ATM or debit ...
Wednesday, 03 October 2018
Times of India Retired woman shares OTP, loses Rs 1 lakh Times of India The crook told the woman that her ATM cum debit card was being renewed and he needed to confirm some details about ...
Friday, 18 May 2018
The Tribune Man loses Rs 74000 in ATM fraud The Tribune Kaithal: A miscreant withdrew Rs 74,000 from a bank account after getting information about ATM code on mobile. Satyavan of Budakhera ...
Wednesday, 09 May 2018
Over 1700 card, net banking frauds reported in 2017: Govt Daily Pioneer In response to another question, Alphons said as per information received from RBI, 30,222 incidents of phishing/vishing, ...
Friday, 16 March 2018
Times of India Banks sound alarm over fraud Aadhaar-link calls Times of India "My grand daughter told the man that I have no ATM card. The caller then insisted her to check and even threatened ...
Friday, 15 December 2017
Tahawul Tech Voice phishing incidents emerge in the UAE | Tahawul Tech Tahawul Tech Bankers are cautioning their customers against a new wave of voice phishing, through which confidential ...
Wednesday, 15 November 2017
64. Money lost in ATM fraud - The Telegraph
(News/Identity Fraud & Theft)
Money lost in ATM fraud The Telegraph Tamluk: A Haldia resident was robbed of Rs 50,000 from his savings account with a nationalised bank on Wednesday. Narayan Chandra Kar's neighbour ...
Thursday, 26 October 2017
ATM fraud: Birsanagar man loses Rs 1 lakh to frauds Avenue Mail Jamshedpur: A case of ATM fraud came to light in the city on Tuesday following the lodging of a police complaint by a Birsanagar ...
Wednesday, 18 October 2017
Hindustan Times 'Bank officials' get Mumbai residents to share card details, cheat them of ?1.18 lakh Hindustan Times A fraudster posing as an official from her bank said that her ATM ...
Monday, 16 October 2017
Nagpur Today Vishing fraud: Conman pilfers Rs 2.17 lakh from old man's SBI accounts Nagpur Today Nagpur: In a big vishing fraud, a con man pilfered Rs 2.17 lakh from two bank accounts ...
Friday, 13 October 2017
Delhi gang involved in ATM fraud cases held The Hindu A four-member gang from New Delhi that was allegedly involved in a series of ATM fraud cases has been arrested by a special team of ...
Saturday, 30 September 2017
School teacher loses Rs 50000 in ATM fraud The Sentinel TANGLA, Aug 31: ATM fraud cases are increasing day-by-day. From using advanced card skimmers to illegally withdrawing money and ...
Thursday, 31 August 2017
  ATM fraud traced to 2 Jharkhand dists: Cops Times of India Bareilly: Since the beginning of this year, the Bareilly's cyber cell unit has received close to 175 complaints of embezzlement of ...
Tuesday, 29 August 2017
Man loses over Rs 30000 in ATM fraud The Shillong Times SHILLONG: Several cases of duping and hoax calls have been reported from across the city lately. Divinestar Jamu lodged a complaint ...
Tuesday, 08 August 2017
Thai police arrest Chinese and Taiwanese in telephone scam ABC News Immigration Police Chief Nattathorn Prohsunthorn said in the statement that police seized more than 100 cellphones, ...
Monday, 24 July 2017
Hindustan Times 'Bank executive' promises to increase credit card validity, dupes Mumbai woman of Rs35,000 Hindustan Times Such cases are called vishing attacks in which cheats pose as ...
Wednesday, 21 June 2017
Times of India Cyber cell experts capable of solving tricky cases: Police commissioner Times of India DCP Shweta Khedekar said police have received several cases of ATM frauds and phishing ...
Saturday, 20 May 2017
Bank customers lose Rs 4 lakh, number portability turns tool for phishing Times of India To make the call authentic, first an automated message says, "State Bank of India does not require ...
Thursday, 20 April 2017
ATM fraud: Man duped of Rs 40,000 | Lucknow News - Times of India Times of India Lucknow: A man was duped of Rs 40000 after a miscreant tricked him into divulging his ATM PIN by posing ...
Thursday, 20 April 2017
Mumbai Mirror How a fraudster sucked money out of 40 accounts Mumbai Mirror Homemaker Gracy Taura, one of the complainants, told Mumbai Mirror that the person, who claimed to be a representative ...
Friday, 17 March 2017
Crime branch busts ATM fraud racket, 5 arrested | Jaipur News ... Times of India Jaipur: Six years after its inception, the crime branch of Jaipur police have now made its presence felt. ...
Saturday, 04 March 2017
79. Scam warnings from calls and texts - WNYT
(News/Identity Fraud & Theft)
Scam warnings from calls and texts WNYT A similar one came from CitiBank saying their ATM number had been compromised. KeyBank says be ... Identity theft is a federal crime that occurs ...
Friday, 03 February 2017
Retired man duped on the pretext of membership renewal Times of India Police inspector Satish Tak said, "Though there are numerous cases of people becoming an easy prey of tele-phishing ...
Sunday, 22 January 2017
Police hang-up a phone scam crime spree with several arrests | WSYX ABC6OnYourSide.com Police say they busted a pair of serial scammers who tricked more than 50 businesses out of money.Princess ...
Thursday, 12 January 2017
Man loses Rs 5000 in a convincing phishing net The New Indian Express I called both banks and they blocked the cards, but IOB told me that there was not anything they could do to get the ...
Wednesday, 11 January 2017
Times of India Aurangabad Zilla Parishad clerk duped of Rs 36480 via tele-phishing Times of India The suspect using the time-tested modus operandi, informed the clerk that his ATM will ...
Monday, 09 January 2017
ATM fraud case: PMO marks probe Chandigarh Tribune The Prime Minister Office (PMO) has marked an inquiry into the ATM card hacking case and has instructed the Punjab Chief Secretary to ...
Sunday, 08 January 2017
... in vishing, in which victims are tricked into parting with account/credit and debit card details through phone calls by fake bank representatives, online shopping, ATM swapping and e-wallet ...  ...
Monday, 02 January 2017
ATM fraud: Rs 25000 withdrawn by hacker Chandigarh Tribune An ATM hacker has duped a city resident of Rs 25,000 by making a fake call and taking details of his ATM card. The victim has ...
Friday, 23 December 2016
Mid-Day Mumbai: Doctor loses Rs 6,000 to fraudster pretending to be RBI ... Mid-Day A doctor from Charni Road, who works with the 108 ambulance service at Churchgate, was cheated out of ...
Wednesday, 16 November 2016
NeFF raises alarm over social engineering attacks on customers Vanguard ... confidential information without hacking into a system.” He noted that social engineers target confidential ...
Monday, 31 October 2016
TCPalm New phone scam victimizes Port St. Lucie woman TCPalm Police said a 90-year-old woman in the 1900 block of Southeast Burgandy Lane was the target of the scam last month. On Aug. ...
Tuesday, 13 September 2016
China.org.cn 18-year-old scam victim dies after heart attack China.org.cn Police are investigating a telecom scam said to have led to the death of an 18-year-old girl who lost money meant ...
Thursday, 25 August 2016
Business Standard SBI Card notices 'Vishing' fraud attempts, alerts customers ... Business Standard Read more about SBI Card notices 'Vishing' fraud attempts, alerts customers on Business ...
Sunday, 21 August 2016
thenortheasttoday.com Northeast India under the grip of ATM fraud thenortheasttoday.com Technological advancement may not always be a boon for the recipients, especially in cases when ...
Monday, 25 July 2016
Times of India Cases of ATM fraud on rise in Jaipur Times of India Jaipur: Next time if you get a call from somebody informing you that your ATM card has been cloned, don't share your ...
Wednesday, 20 July 2016
onmanorama Rs 130cr stolen from bank accounts in Kerala: key suspects held in Delhi onmanorama To prove the credibility of their call, the fraudsters also provided the customer the 16 ...
Thursday, 14 July 2016
KCP&L warns customers of a new scam Nevada Herald Never give credit card, debit card, Social Security, ATM, checking or savings account numbers to anyone who comes to your home, calls, ...
Wednesday, 13 July 2016
Sutton Coldfield Observer Police issue warning after elderly in Sutton Coldfield targeted by phone scammers Sutton Coldfield Observer They may claim to have arrested someone with a cloned ...
Sunday, 03 July 2016
97. Beware of calls seeking PIN - The Hindu
(News/Identity Fraud & Theft)
Beware of calls seeking PIN The Hindu ... of such frauds involving fraudulently getting PIN from account holders,” the Superintendent of Police, Vijayendra Bidari, said. While police managed ...
Saturday, 02 July 2016
The Straits Times Phone scammers cheat elderly woman out of $100000 The Straits Times They look like an Automated Teller Machine (ATM) and allow customers to carry out banking transactions ...
Monday, 27 June 2016
Local 10 Women pose as fraud investigators to scam Broward County... Local 10 Broward Sheriff's Office detectives from the Economic Crimes Unit are searching for at least two women involved ...
Friday, 24 June 2016
'Vishing' fraudster drains bank account The Hindu Ms. Jayalakshmi obliged the caller's request to reveal her ATM Personal Identification Number (PIN) for verification. When she checked ...
Sunday, 12 June 2016
101. Gang jailed over pensioner phone scam - BBC News
(News/Identity Fraud & Theft)
BBC News Gang jailed over pensioner phone scam BBC News Eight men from London have been jailed for a phone scam that defrauded UK pensioners out of more than £1m. Police say some of the ...
Wednesday, 04 May 2016
AsiaOne Malaysia to deport 32 fraud suspects to Taiwan AsiaOne In the calls, the victims were told that they were victims of identity theft, and their "case" would be transferred to the ...
Sunday, 17 April 2016
Hackers getting smarter with cons, experts say The National Cyber criminals may exploit the latest technology but they are increasingly using cons to back up their attempts to fraudulently ...
Sunday, 27 March 2016
Man falls prey to phishing racket, loses Rs 51000 Chandigarh Tribune He said fraudsters managed to get details of his ATM card on phone on the pretext its renewal. Ajit said he received ...
Monday, 21 March 2016
Malad tailor loses Rs65,000 to ATM card fraud Times of India Mumbai: A Malad tailor recently lost Rs65,000 in a vishing fraud after he disclosed his ATM card details to a conman on the ...
Saturday, 05 March 2016
newsnet5.com Is that phone call really from Fifth Third Bank? newsnet5.com Similar "phishing" scams have targeted customers of Bank of America, PNC, US Bank, and other large banks in recent ...
Tuesday, 16 February 2016
Daily Mail Bank customers warned over new 'number spoofing' con: 95% rise in telephone ... Daily Mail ... will very likely not flag it up, believing it all to be above board. Tony Blake, ...
Friday, 01 January 2016
Farmer Loses Rs 16K in Phishing Attack The New Indian Express The caller requested him to disclose his 11-digit account number, 16-digit ATM card number, last three digits of its cvv number ...
Thursday, 31 December 2015
Trio arrested after Mason County ATM heist Huntington Herald Dispatch PHONE SCAM: A Huntington woman reported Wednesday she was contacted by a person claiming to be a Cabell County sheriff's ...
Thursday, 31 December 2015
The Indian Express Phishing in Jamtara: What does it take to carry out online fraud? The Indian Express Those calls that you may have received from the “ATM headquarters” or “SBI main ...
Sunday, 13 December 2015
Police arrest at least 100 over voice phishing in Jharkhand The Indian Express “These are the phishing (sic.) tricks you hear about often these days: callers telling you that you have ...
Wednesday, 18 November 2015
Jaipur: Lokayukta's wife targeted over bank account, ATM details Times of India JAIPUR: Even Lokayukta S S Kothari's family could not remain untouched by the vishing calls. A fraudster ...
Monday, 16 November 2015
Hindustan Times Phone banking fraud hits thousands; tricksters deal Rs 12000-cr blow Hindustan Times Some weeks ago, he got a call from an unknown person claiming to be a bank officer, ...
Saturday, 24 October 2015
Phone scam targeting residents in Pewsey and Marlborough The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald RETIRED colonel David Benest is warning residents in Pewsey and Marlborough to not be tricked ...
Tuesday, 22 September 2015
Net banking fraud tops cyber crime in Pune Times of India "Unemployed youths are soft targets who fall for lucrative job offers. In case of card holders, fraudsters call posing as bank ...
Sunday, 13 September 2015
Cops to Be Groomed to Probe Cyber Crimes The New Indian Express This apart, several topics like 'phising'- fraudulent emails claiming to be from a bank, 'vishing'- requesting confidential ...
Wednesday, 09 September 2015
Korea Portal (English Edition) Police Officials In South Korea Busts A Local Group Allegedly Working For A ... Korea Portal (English Edition) ... arrested 24 Taiwanese and Chinese nationals ...
Tuesday, 08 September 2015
KOMO News Banks take notice as another wave of phone scams hits KOMO News The scammers claim your account has been compromised, and the scam is so good that at least one local institution ...
Thursday, 03 September 2015
Robocalls reach epidemic proportions YourWestValley.com The Microsoft robocall scam begins, “Your computer is sending us a message that it has a virus,” then promises to fix it if you ...
Monday, 24 August 2015
WTVC Jury Duty Scam Hits Hamilton County WTVC The victims are told to pay court costs on re-loadable ATM card. "It's actually scary because you never know what's going to happen," said ...
Friday, 21 August 2015
121. Police issues ATM fraud advisory - Nagaland Post
(News/Identity Fraud & Theft)
Police issues ATM fraud advisory Nagaland Post Taking note of several instances of ATM Fraud in Nagaland, the state police department has issued advisory cautioning public against falling ...
Monday, 10 August 2015
Irish Times Gardaí warn about telephone scam to steal bank details Irish Times Apple not immune as new virus spreads · Close to three quarters of IT professionals rated reputational and ...
Thursday, 06 August 2015
Naples Daily News Beware bank 'phishing' robocalls Naples Daily News On its website, Bank of America said other ways thieves might try to try to steal personal information include phony ...
Saturday, 01 August 2015
The Indian Express Bank customers beware, you may get a 'vhishing' call | The Indian Express The Indian Express After “phishing” off money by throwing the bait of winning lotteries, cyber ...
Monday, 27 July 2015
... systems, stealing personal information, and installing malware before charging to remove it. Courier scams (a form of vishing) – where people receive unsolicited telephone ...    ...
Friday, 24 July 2015
... vulnerable to risks such as phishing, identity theft, card skimming, and vishing (making consumers disclose sensitive information over telephone calls). Around ...  ...
Sunday, 19 July 2015
The Hindu Public cautioned against callers asking for bank account details The Hindu The public should immediately alert the police regarding anonymous phone calls they receive seeking ...
Sunday, 05 July 2015
ABC17News.com Boone County Deputies warn of telephone scam ABC17News.com Residents are also receiving calls from criminals saying they have found a virus on their computer. Other scams ...
Saturday, 27 June 2015
Mirror.co.uk The cash transfer trick that's cost us millions – how to make sure you never ... Mirror.co.uk ... consider revealing personal information over the phone or making a financial ...
Monday, 22 June 2015
WPBF West Palm Beach Phone scam robs Port St. Lucie woman of money, personal information WPBF West Palm Beach Once they gained remote access to the victim's PC, they transferred money ...
Thursday, 18 June 2015
Daily Mail Police register 25 cases of bank fraud as residents of Hauz Khas and Vasant ... Daily Mail More than 24 cases have been registered in one day regarding 'vishing' and ATM frauds.” ...
Thursday, 11 June 2015
ATM fraud continues The Shillong Times SHILLONG: There is no end to cases of ATM frauds being reported in the State and so far 63 cases have been reported in East Khasi Hills district ...
Wednesday, 10 June 2015
133. Top 10 phone scams to watch out for - Nasdaq
(News/Identity Fraud & Theft)
Nasdaq Top 10 phone scams to watch out for Nasdaq Microsoft tech support: The caller claims to be from Microsoft tech support and says your computer is infected with a virus. He'll request ...
Tuesday, 02 June 2015
Thanh Nien Daily Vietnam arrests 24 Chinese, Taiwanese nationals in voice phishing scam Thanh Nien Daily They used this information to withdraw cash or credit cash advances from ATM machines. ...
Saturday, 23 May 2015
Another Case of 'Vishing' Surfaces; Clients ought to be Alert, says Bank The New Indian Express While a questionnaire sent to the State Bank of India's Central branch did not elicit any ...
Wednesday, 20 May 2015
Free Malaysia Today Police raid Macau scammers luxury condo in KL Free Malaysia Today KUALA LUMPUR: Police busted a Macau Scam syndicate with the arrest of 13 Chinese nationals in a raid ...
Friday, 15 May 2015
Police investigating credit card fraud and a phone scam in Port Hope Northumberland News Police suggest shielding the PIN device with your hand to obscure people or possibly a camera picking ...
Thursday, 14 May 2015
138. Beware of Nigerian fraud - The Hindu
(News/Identity Fraud & Theft)
Beware of Nigerian fraud The Hindu The Cyber Crime Cell has so far received complaints pertaining to phishing, vishing, ATM fraud, cyber stalking, online job fraud, and abusive emails. ...
Thursday, 14 May 2015
139. Your PBX has been hacked! - BetaNews
(News/Identity Fraud & Theft)
Your PBX has been hacked! BetaNews My account was fine: it was a telephone-based phishing expedition. Our phone network has been ... Then I called the number on the back of my ATM card ...
Monday, 04 May 2015
CSO Online West coast gang robs banks with texts, phone calls CSO Online The phone number takes them to a voice recording that asks them for all their account details -- up to and including ...
Tuesday, 21 April 2015
Muscat Daily Muscat resident becomes victim of phone scam Muscat Daily But when he checked, the RO20,000 hadn't been credited. “When I told the caller this, he asked me to go to the main ...
Wednesday, 15 April 2015
Call police if your get 'calls from FSS' Korea Times Police issued a warning for a new type of phishing scam, in which scammers impersonate Financial Supervisory Service (FSS) officials ...
Wednesday, 18 March 2015
Business Standard Defrauded? Don't always blame your bank Business Standard So is vishing, or fraudsters calling customers and convincing them to divulge personal details, such as name, ...
Monday, 02 February 2015
... cyber stalking, phishing and voice phishing or vishing and e-mail spoofing, it seems clueless on bank or ATM fraud ...  ...
Sunday, 01 February 2015
The Korea Herald Police step up crackdown on voice phishing ahead of holidays The Korea Herald These perpetrators worked in pairs so they could withdraw money as quickly as possible from ...
Friday, 30 January 2015
Knoe.com Phone scam circulates the ArkLaMiss again Knoe.com In the scam, the caller identifies themself as a Ouachita Parish Deputy, and says that someone in the household receiving the ...
Sunday, 11 January 2015
Triad Business Journal Top 10 phone scams of 2014 Triad Business Journal They ask for payment and remote computer access in order to "fix" the virus. These fraudsters misrepresent their ...
Wednesday, 10 December 2014
Con man cleans out victim's bank account Ahmedabad Mirror A43-year-old employee of a private firm received a rude jolt on Tuesday when he went to check the balance in his bank account. ...
Wednesday, 10 December 2014
Channel 4 News Brits conned out of nearly £24m in phone scams IN ONE YEAR The Register The DCPCU and other police units, along with financial firms, will be kicking off a national advertising ...
Wednesday, 03 December 2014
Phone fraudsters con savers out of £23.9m Financial Times Perry Stokes, head of the Dedicated Cheque and Plastic Crime Unit (DCPCU), a specialist policing unit, said: “Always be on your ...
Tuesday, 02 December 2014
KABC-TV Scammers target Southern California Edison customers for phone payment KABC-TV Southern California Edison is warning its customers about scam artists trying to get payments over ...
Thursday, 27 November 2014
WTVB Century Bank and Trust customers being warned about scam WTVB They are then prompted to enter in their debit card number, expiration date and 4 digit PIN number that is used at an ...
Thursday, 20 November 2014
Astro Awani Credit card scam on the rise Astro Awani KUALA LUMPUR: In today's rapidly developing world with fast technology, not only are automated teller machines (ATM) being hacked, ...
Thursday, 02 October 2014
154. Breaking news - Tuoitrenews
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Breaking news Tuoitrenews While their victims visited an ATM machine, a certain amount would be deducted from their bank accounts and transferred to the ring's secret account. The detainees ...
Tuesday, 30 September 2014
Phone scam hits Colorado State University, targets international students Rocky Mountain Collegian The scam entails a person impersonating a government official telling the caller that ...
Wednesday, 17 September 2014
SCAM: Phone crook takes Madison man for $4300 WMTV The caller said the victim would be arrested if he didn't pay "right now.". The caller claimed the victim owed $1,320 in taxes and was ...
Saturday, 02 August 2014
Popular online scam dupes customers into revealing data - WNEM TV 5 WNEM Saginaw ... say that when someone contacts them to use the phone number on the back of their credit or ATM card. ...
Thursday, 24 July 2014
Popular online scam dupes customers into revealing data - KCTV5 KCTV Kansas City ... say that when someone contacts them to use the phone number on the back of their credit or ATM card. ...
Wednesday, 23 July 2014
Scam artists targeting Fox Cities residents Appleton Post Crescent Banks of all sizes have been targeted, and details of the scam vary, but the outcome is the same: Scammers get your banking ...
Wednesday, 23 July 2014
Crawley News Crawley couple who lost life savings in phone scam finally given money back by ... Crawley News Mr King said: "We received a call from Nationwide on the Monday saying they ...
Tuesday, 15 July 2014
Thanh Nien Daily Two Taiwanese nabbed over 'vishing' scam in Vietnam Thanh Nien Daily They told the police they had received the cards from another Taiwanese man and had been withdrawing ...
Saturday, 05 July 2014
Johor Police Foiled Macau Scam, Two Taiwan Nationals Detained Bernama JOHOR BAHARU, July 1 (Bernama) -- Johor police have arrested two Taiwan nationals and crippled the "Macau Scam" which ...
Tuesday, 01 July 2014
Beware pin and win scam Stuff.co.nz Business owners targeted by an increasingly common scam are warning others not to fall into the same trap. At least four Parnell Rd businesses have ...
Tuesday, 24 June 2014
Grantham Journal Courier Fraud Awareness Day after 31 reported attempts across Lincolnshire Grantham Journal As part of today's operation, officers from Operation Sterling, the Metropolitan ...
Wednesday, 04 June 2014
Card-Cloning Gang Mastermind Netted The New Indian Express CHENNAI: The prime suspect in a card-cloning gang was arrested by sleuths of the Central Crime Branch (CCB), here on Thursday. ...
Friday, 23 May 2014
Bank on it, scam calls try to trap The Queensland Times "I immediately raced to the ATM machine, which isn't too far from my place, and checked my account, and it was the right balance." ...
Saturday, 17 May 2014
More Bank Account 'Phishing' Calls Made The Missourian The United Bank of Union customers are some of the more recent to be targeted by scammers looking for account information. The phone ...
Monday, 12 May 2014
Retired manager loses Rs 64k to 'bank official' in online fraud Times of India On May 1, Madhukar Jadhav from Dhanorie had received a phone call from an unidentified person impersonating ...
Wednesday, 07 May 2014
SC Magazine Phishing campaign uses VoIP to target dozens of banks, steal card data SC Magazine LaCour estimated that around $120,000 in ATM cash outs, alone, may be stolen per day under ...
Tuesday, 29 April 2014
PIN stolen over the phone Central Western Daily The facts of the car break in and subsequent identity theft were handed to the Orange Local Court magistrate Terry Lucas on Thursday. Inside ...
Tuesday, 15 April 2014
Echo Fraudsters target more than 20 people within 24 hours Echo Fortunately, 20 of the intended victims quickly realised they were the targets in a long-running scam but a man at Dedham ...
Thursday, 27 March 2014
Fraudster bilks Tri-City resident out of thousands of dollars The Tri-City News The simplest way to prevent fraud and identity theft, according to the Coquitlam RCMP, is to follow one ...
Monday, 24 March 2014
Coquitlam RCMP warn of potential phone scam The Tri-City News The simplest way to prevent fraud and identity theft, according to the Coquitlam RCMP, is to follow one basic rule for personal ...
Monday, 17 March 2014
174. New bank card scam making the rounds - KOB.com
(News/Identity Fraud & Theft)
New bank card scam making the rounds KOB.com Here's how it works: you get a robo-call. This latest scam features one of those pleasant-sounding automated female voices and she informs ...
Wednesday, 12 March 2014
Fraudsters dupe gullible internet users from city Times of India They sweet talked the victim into revealing their bank account number, ATM card and PIN claiming that it had been blocked. ...
Saturday, 22 February 2014
Bremer Bank Issues Alert on 'Vishing' Scheme Patch.com Lakeville Police have received at least one report of the scam, though that doesn't mean it's the only one, said Interim Police Chief ...
Tuesday, 10 December 2013
WKEF ABC 22 Mercer County Bank Customers Targeted by Phishing Scam WKEF ABC 22 MERCER COUNTY -- The Sheriff's Office is reporting a phishing scam in which bank customers receive a phone ...
Friday, 06 December 2013
With fake calls on the rise, one should be cautious while buying insurance Economic Times This has forced RBI to caution individuals against such phishing mails from fraudsters posing ...
Friday, 15 November 2013
Officers Warn Against Two Dubuque County Scams KCRG A company claiming to be called National Debit calls saying the customer's bank has deactivated their ATM or debit card for security ...
Wednesday, 25 September 2013
180. Businessman Foils Scammers - Mountain News
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Businessman Foils Scammers Mountain News She cautioned customers never to reveal their credit card, ATM, phone calling card or personal ID numbers to anyone, particularly by phone. If ...
Thursday, 12 September 2013
EastLondonLines Homes raided in connection to courier fraudsters EastLondonLines The cards are then either delivered to another suspect or used immediately to purchase items at stores ...
Thursday, 12 September 2013
Mid Sussex Times Elderly woman targeted by bank card fraudsters Mid Sussex Times Later that day, the debit card was used in an attempt to withdraw £3,500 from an ATM in Croydon, but was ...
Wednesday, 04 September 2013
Vishing Scams Claim $11 Million in UK Alone Infosecurity Magazine A variation on this scam involves the victim being persuaded to withdraw money from a branch or ATM to pay the perpetrator. ...
Friday, 30 August 2013
... "Fraudsters can use personal information gleaned from vishing in a number of ways including to access a victim's bank account, make fraudulent ...    ...
Thursday, 29 August 2013
BBC News New scam pushes up card fraud losses BBC News ... access a victim's bank account, make fraudulent purchases and commit identity theft," said Detective Chief Inspector Dave Carter, ...
Wednesday, 28 August 2013
Warning over 'vishing' call scam Jersey Evening Post They attempt to get financial information which often includes card and bank account details, pin numbers, as well as information about ...
Wednesday, 28 August 2013
South Wales Guardian Vishing: Scammers steal £7m in one year in fake bank phone calls fraud Mirror.co.uk Detective chief inspector Dave Carter, head of the Dedicated Cheque and Plastic ...
Wednesday, 28 August 2013
Utility Bill Scams Continue to Target Southern California Edison Customers Wall Street Journal Southern California Edison (SCE) is advising customers to be aware of a telephone scam that ...
Friday, 26 July 2013
Tech2 Man loses Rs 50000 after sharing ATM PIN with customer care Tech2 A technical officer with a company reportedly suffered monetary loss to the tune of Rs 50,000 after he shared some ...
Thursday, 04 July 2013
Scammers pose as KCP&L employees Richmond Daily News The phone number used in the scam was 816-476-7826. In a press release, KCP&L says these calls are not associated with their ...
Tuesday, 18 June 2013
191. New crimes, old laws - The News International
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New crimes, old laws The News International Other forms of ATM fraud are fake calls asking for ATM PINs and other personal information which can be easily used in identity theft. What ...
Sunday, 02 June 2013
Scam artists target Ameren Missouri customers Lake Expo Scam artists target Ameren Missouri customers Ameren LakeExpo.com. ST. LOUIS — Ameren Missouri is warning its customers to be alert ...
Monday, 27 May 2013
Consumer Watch: New banking scam hits Kentuckiana WHAS 11.com (subscription) The automated message then asks you to key in your 16 didgit credit card number, the expiration date, security ...
Wednesday, 22 May 2013
Scam targets minority businesses Thousand Oaks Acorn The Ventura County Sheriff's Office wants residents to know about a phone scam targeting Southern California Edison customers countywide. ...
Thursday, 16 May 2013
195. Beware of '499' scam - Salem Leader
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Beware of '499' scam Salem Leader The automated message then asks you to key in your 16-digit credit card number, expiration date, security code, and your four-digit ATM pin number that ...
Thursday, 09 May 2013
Philippines Accuses 16 Taiwanese Of Retiree Scam NPR MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine authorities have arrested 16 Taiwanese in connection with an online scam that mostly targeted ...
Wednesday, 03 April 2013
Philippines accuses 16 Taiwanese of retiree scam MiamiHerald.com MANILA, Philippines -- Philippine authorities have arrested 16 Taiwanese in connection with an online scam that mostly ...
Wednesday, 03 April 2013
Banks advise customers of phishing scam Scottsbluff Star Herald Two local banks have issued a warning about a potential scam circulating in the area. Western Heritage Credit Union and ...
Thursday, 14 March 2013
Scam targets Western Union machines Kenosha News (subscription) A scam artist posing as a Western Union worker attempted to scam a local organization Wednesday. A woman from a local non-profit ...
Thursday, 07 March 2013
abc7.com Imposters behind SoCal Edison phone scam put OC restaurant owner out $2K abc7.com (KABC) -- Southern California Edison customers beware: A new phone scam is going around. Callers ...
Wednesday, 06 March 2013
201. Is your credit card at risk? - Times of India
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Is your credit card at risk? Times of India Phishing, vishing and smishing are three common methods through which a hacker can send you an e-mail , SMS or even call you up and pretend ...
Monday, 04 March 2013
Westminster residents targeted by phone fraud gangs Pimlico People DCI Dave Carter, Head of the Dedicated Cheque and Plastic Crime Unit (DCPCU) said: "This fraud relies on deception of ...
Saturday, 09 February 2013
Payment scam targets Southern California Edison customers Kern Valley Sun Southern California Edison (SCE) is advising customers to be aware of a new telephone scam that is demanding immediate ...
Wednesday, 16 January 2013
Seniors warned about scam to get cash 14 News WFIE Evansville Illinois Department on Aging (IDoA) Director John K. Holton, Ph.D., is warning seniors about an attempt to scam seniors and ...
Tuesday, 15 January 2013
Daily Mail Con rested on clever technical trick, specialist technology and acting skills Daily Mail He was and, within minutes, as we later discovered, our accounts were being plundered, ...
Tuesday, 18 December 2012
Surrey one of UK's hot-spots for telephone-based bank card scam Redhill And Reigate Life Detective Chief Inspector Dave Carter, head of the Dedicated Cheque and Plastic Crime Unit (DCPCU), ...
Monday, 10 December 2012
Daily Mail Audacious telephone scam targeting vulnerable British credit and debit ... This is Money DCI Dave Carter, head of the dedicated cheque and plastic crime unit (DCPCU) said: 'This ...
Friday, 07 December 2012
Custer County Sheriff Warns People of Phone & E-Mail Scams Sand Hills Express I have put together a few things that will help you identify a scam. 1. If you receive a phone call and ...
Wednesday, 24 October 2012
Scammers target Centre County credit union, hotel customers Centre Daily Times When they call the number, their information is taken down over the phone and has, in some cases, been used ...
Tuesday, 12 June 2012
FSS to delay ATM cash withdrawals to curb voice phishing scams The Korea Herald The nation's top financial regulator said Monday it would introduce a new cash withdrawal system later this ...
Monday, 11 June 2012
Telephone bank card scam on rise The Independent Detective Chief Inspector Paul Barnard, head of the dedicated cheque and plastic crime unit (DCPCU), the specialist police unit that tackles ...
Wednesday, 23 May 2012
Resident 'vishing' scammed out of $1200 Milford Mirror The Milford Police Department received a complaint May 7 from a resident whom police said was the victim of a vishing scam. Vishing ...
Wednesday, 09 May 2012
... regarding a “Vishing Scam” text message he received regarding his credit union bank card. According to police, the resident indicated on Saturday ...  ...
Wednesday, 09 May 2012
Police cripple 'Macau Scam' syndicate The Borneo Post GEORGE TOWN: The Penang police believed that they had crippled a syndicate known as 'Macau Scam' said to have cheated several people ...
Friday, 27 April 2012
215. Police issue scam alert - Rapid City Journal
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Police issue scam alert Rapid City Journal The Chadron Police Department is warning residents to beware of an automated phone call scam that appears to be targeting the area. According ...
Friday, 30 March 2012
Bankers warn of Biddeford area bank scam Appleton Post Crescent Thieves sent text messages to hundreds of customers of various financial institutions, telling them their ATM cards had ...
Wednesday, 21 March 2012
Telephone and internet credit card scams net €14m in year Irish Independent The growth of what is known as 'card not present' fraud has been spectacular since the Garda national fraud ...
Sunday, 26 February 2012
Gang arrested for swindling 63 victims out of SR10 million Saudi Gazette The criminals posed as bank officials and convinced the victims to give them their ATM and Internet account passwords ...
Wednesday, 15 February 2012
219. How to avoid 'voice phishing' - Korea Times
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Korea Times How to avoid 'voice phishing' Korea Times By Tong Kim I experienced an attempted phone scam recently in Seoul, and I feel obliged to share my experience with the readers. It ...
Wednesday, 15 February 2012
Expert scam targets Grafton man Clarence Valley Daily Examiner When Mr Smither, a Public Servant of 21 years, returned the call with the claim number he had been given he became suspicious ...
Tuesday, 07 February 2012
Residents warned of possible bank card scam Morris Daily Herald This potential scam, according to Grundy County State's Attorney John Bates, begins when cellular phone users receive a ...
Wednesday, 01 February 2012
"Tech support" phone scam reported in Great Falls KRTV Great Falls News I suspect that the caller probably part of a phishing scheme hoping to gain remote access to computers in this area. ...
Thursday, 26 January 2012
223. Dodging a 'phish' hook - Eagle Tribune
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Dodging a 'phish' hook Eagle Tribune So she pressed 1, and the recording prompted her to enter the 16-digit number of her ATM card. She thought better of it and hung up the phone, then ...
Saturday, 19 November 2011
224. Scam targets bank clients - Times Record News
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Scam targets bank clients Times Record News The alert reads: "If you have entered your ATM or debit card information in response to an email or phone call, please call the number on the ...
Tuesday, 18 October 2011
225. Bank scams on the rise - KFDA
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Bank scams on the rise KFDA At Herring Bank, banking specialists' have been receiving numerous calls from people claiming they received a phone call requesting them to enter their account ...
Tuesday, 18 October 2011
226. ATM Fraud & Security Digest - September 2011
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... They are thought to have been involved in vishing and funds transfer fraud. An increase in Transaction Reversal Fraud was detected in September, particularly in Europe. ATM Skimming / Skimming / EFTPOS ...
Friday, 14 October 2011
227. Saturday Thumbs - Longview Daily News
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Saturday Thumbs Longview Daily News "Flip over your credit or ATM card and call the number on the back. If there's a problem with your account, that's the best way to find out." We appreciate ...
Saturday, 08 October 2011
Phone Scam Hits Metro, Targets Credit Card Numbers WOI "I took a cell phone call and I got a call saying my ATM card was reported stolen," said ABC5 employee Tom Robson. The voice on the ...
Wednesday, 05 October 2011
AsiaOne Eleven alleged Chinese hi-tech fraudsters arrested: Vietnam AsiaOne Ho CHI MINH CITY - HCM City Police on Tuesday arrested 11 Chinese people who were caught red-handed using high-end ...
Thursday, 15 September 2011
Police arrest 11 people in fraud case Viet Nam News After searching a four-storey house on B6 Street, Ward 12 in HCM City's Binh Thuan District, police seized 35 desk phones, seven laptops, ...
Wednesday, 14 September 2011
231. Woman reports potential scam - Argus Press
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Woman reports potential scam Argus Press According to the woman, she received a call stating she could receive the newspaper at a free or reduced rate as long as she provided her ATM card ...
Wednesday, 07 September 2011
17 Chinese, Taiwanese arrested over phone fraud ABS CBN News Recovered from the suspects were laptops, telephones, modems, and ATM cards. They will face charges in violation of Republic ...
Friday, 26 August 2011
Siskiyou County Sheriff Warns of Phone Scam A News Cafe "The SCSO has also received reports from citizens stating that they have received phone calls from ATM/debit companies or Bank of ...
Friday, 12 August 2011
Scams target local seniors The People's Defender ... through the ATM, and by putting a freeze on her account, she said. When the victim returned home, the same New York number rang on ...
Wednesday, 10 August 2011
235. Mail Probe: Quick buck trick - Malay Mail
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Mail Probe: Quick buck trick Malay Mail The 'trick' came when he asked for the bank's ATM card number instead of an account number. I did not have an account with the particular bank, ...
Thursday, 07 July 2011
Bangkok Post : Hundreds arrested in Asia-wide online scam Bangkok Post The element of surprise was key for the scam artists, said police in Thailand, who found 43 ATM cards, more than ...
Friday, 10 June 2011
AFP Mass arrests across Asia over phone scam network AFP The element of surprise was key for the scam artists, said police in Thailand, who found 43 ATM cards, more than 20 mobile phones ...
Friday, 10 June 2011
Phone scam network arrested across Asia Herald Sun The element of surprise was key for the scam artists, said police in Thailand, who found 43 ATM cards, more than 20 mobile phones and ...
Friday, 10 June 2011
239. Text scam hits town - Record-Searchlight
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Text scam hits town Record-Searchlight Typically, victims get messages like "There's a problem with your account," or "Your ATM card needs to be reactivated," according to the FBI. When ...
Wednesday, 25 May 2011
"Vishing" Scam Targets North Valley Bank Customers KRCRTV.COM Experts are warning people in the North State not to fall for a scam targeting customers of North Valley Bank. The so-called ...
Monday, 23 May 2011
Phone scam hits here Lancaster Newspapers Sovereign Bank is warning consumers to "be very cautious of automated messages from an unknown source requesting information on any debit/ATM ...
Friday, 29 April 2011
Bank scammers active in Tri-Cities Mid Columbia Tri City Herald Police don't know if the scammer was using it to get gas or used the ATM to pull out cash, he said. Blatman said Tri-Citians ...
Wednesday, 27 April 2011
243. Police alert public to phone scam - Eagle Tribune
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Police alert public to phone scam Eagle Tribune Police are alerting residents to a late-night phone scam in which a robo-caller tells them their ATM cards and bank account are frozen. ...
Tuesday, 26 April 2011
Christian Science Monitor Debit-card scams: more frequent, more aggressive Christian Science Monitor That's the key to the latest debit-card scam – the security code. Once “Mike” has it, ...
Tuesday, 12 April 2011
Telephone scam hits Laurel County Times Tribune of Corbin To avoid identity theft, never throw away ATM receipts, credit statements, credit cards of bank statements in a usable form. If ...
Friday, 08 April 2011
Suspicious Phone Calls Reported in Lincoln County WJFW-TV Let your bank know your identity has been stolen. Consider closing and re-opening new accounts with new numbers and obtaining ...
Tuesday, 29 March 2011
Crooks Call Up New Phone Scams to Steal Your Money TechNewsDaily Regardless of the communication method they used — phone, SMS or e-mail — simply use the contact information that's on ...
Wednesday, 16 March 2011
UK Banks Report Lower Online Banking and Card Payment Losses PCWorld By tampering with a terminal, criminals could intercept the chip's copy of the data and put it on the magnetic stripe ...
Wednesday, 09 March 2011
249. ATM Fraud & Security Digest - January 2011
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... theft in the UK. Its method involved spraying foul-smelling liquid on victims' clothing. Phishing / Vishing / Smishing / Funds Transfer Fraud Vishing attacks in January followed the common theme ...
Tuesday, 08 February 2011
AMLO gets serious on phone scam The Nation The gangs would then use overseas ATM to withdraw the money, mostly in China and neighbouring countries. There are 5000-10000 transactions for ...
Wednesday, 02 February 2011
Amlo number hijacked by telephone scam gang Bangkok Post The phone lines were then connected to a "policeman" who told the victims to transfer the money at an ATM. Mr Seehanart said many ...
Wednesday, 26 January 2011
252. Local Bank Warns Against Phone Scam - WSIL TV
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WSIL TV Local Bank Warns Against Phone Scam WSIL TV The message said: "Farmer State Bank, we regret to inform you that your debit card has been restricted for shopping and ATM usage. To ...
Wednesday, 19 January 2011
253. ATM Fraud & Security Digest - December 2010
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Phishing / Vishing / Smishing / Funds Transfer Fraud During December phishing, vishing and smishing attacks were reported globally. Vishing was particularly evident in the US and Australia. ATM funds ...
Thursday, 13 January 2011
254. Victim of Latest Bank Scam Shares Story - KSPR
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Victim of Latest Bank Scam Shares Story KSPR Once these scammers get ahold of your personal information, the easiest way to steal from you is actually through an ATM. They simply create ...
Thursday, 06 January 2011
Scam Alert: Phone Calls Targeting Your Credit Card Information NewsWest9.com "My debit card or my ATM card had been blocked. This was the security department calling to verify my account ...
Tuesday, 21 December 2010
Beware of smishing, vishing scams this holiday season Star Community Newspapers Criminals have even been known to send a text message to a person while purporting to be that person's spouse, ...
Thursday, 09 December 2010
Fake ID syndicate busted Sydney Morning Herald The syndicate allegedly "fished" for the information via telephone calls, false emails and skimming devices placed on the front of ATM and ...
Wednesday, 08 December 2010
258. ATM Fraud & Security Digest - November 2010
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... in many European countries. Card Trapping / Card Theft / Distraction / Card Swapping Card trapping continued in November, particularly in the UK. Phishing / Vishing / Advanced Fee / Funds Transfer ...
Monday, 06 December 2010
... vishing uses automated phone calls. ...  ...
Tuesday, 30 November 2010
260. Thieves Use New Tactic To Target Callers - 10TV
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Thieves Use New Tactic To Target Callers 10TV COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Federal Bureau of Investigation was urging people to be aware of a new scam on Sunday. A thief, posing as a bank or credit ...
Sunday, 28 November 2010
Beware: FBI warns of growing number of cyber scams Examiner.com Online auction and classified ad fraud, where Internet criminals post products they don't have but charge the consumer's ...
Friday, 26 November 2010
262. Smishing And Vishing - KXO Radio
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Smishing And Vishing KXO Radio The victims receive messages like: "There's a problem with your account," or "Your ATM card needs to be reactivated," and are directed to a phone number ...
Wednesday, 24 November 2010
263. Police & court briefs - Poughkeepsie Journal
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Police & court briefs Poughkeepsie Journal ... a credit card scam. Some residents have received telephone calls from someone claiming to represent banks, asking for their credit cards ...
Tuesday, 09 November 2010
Ulster official: Beware of callers asking questions Times Herald-Record Three Ulster County residents reported receiving scam telephone calls Thursday, said county consumer affairs director ...
Saturday, 06 November 2010
265. ATM Fraud & Security Digest - October 2010
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... / Vishing / Advanced Fee / Funds Transfer Fraud Phishing, vishing and smishing continued on a daily basis globally. In some instances, victims who hoped that text message alerts linked to their ...
Friday, 05 November 2010
Mincks: Beverly woman victim of phone scam Parkersburg News He said within an hour of the Beverly woman giving out her banking information, $200 was withdrawn from her account from an ...
Thursday, 14 October 2010
267. ATM Fraud & Security Digest - September 2010
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... Bank of Nigeria (CBN) criticised banks over the continuing increase of ATM fraud in the country. Phishing / Vishing / Advanced Fee / Funds Transfer Fraud Romanian DIICOT (police) arrested a suspect ...
Saturday, 02 October 2010
Phishing scam hits Alltel area customers The Durango Herald It was a phishing scam intended to get residents to call a phone number and enter their credit or ATM card numbers, said Capt. ...
Wednesday, 22 September 2010
Police warn of scam claiming to involve bank Worcester Telegram •Contact your financial institution if your credit, debit or ATM card is lost, stolen or stuck inside an ATM. •Never write ...
Thursday, 16 September 2010
Country Bank warns residents of scam Worcester Telegram Contact your financial institution if your credit, debit or ATM card is lost, stolen or stuck inside an ATM. • Never write your ...
Wednesday, 15 September 2010
Pattaya Daily News Scam Gang Busted in Pattaya Pattaya Daily News They normally scam people by phone, falsely claiming that they were from The Revenue Department or some other plausible ...
Friday, 10 September 2010
272. ATM Fraud & Security Digest - August 2010
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... assisted due to the proximity of the police station to the crime scene. In Australia, tools used included a sledgehammer. Phishing / Vishing / Advanced Fee / Funds Transfer Fraud The UK's Police Central ...
Wednesday, 01 September 2010
Elgin police warn of phishing scam Chicago Daily Herald The automated call claims there is a problem with a person's ATM card and asks people to press "1" to be connected to a security ...
Monday, 30 August 2010
274. Phone scam tries to get ATM numbers - KMOO
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Phone scam tries to get ATM numbers KMOO East Texas residents began receiving phones call early Sunday morning in what appears to be a wide-spread bank account scam. A recorded voice says ...
Tuesday, 17 August 2010
275. Police Probe Scam - Jamestown Post Journal
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Police Probe Scam Jamestown Post Journal "We have been made aware of a scam using our telephone number to auto-dial ATM card holders. If you received a telephone call or to activate your ...
Monday, 16 August 2010
New fraud bid raises bankers' fears Sydney Morning Herald Criminals are playing on customers' dissatisfaction with banks in a scam that could lead to personal details being stolen. ... ...
Monday, 16 August 2010
277. ATM Fraud & Security Digest - July 2010
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... from a record in the mobile phone and used to withdraw money with the ATM cards. Phishing / Vishing / Advanced Fee / Funds Transfer Fraud ATM funds transfer fraud was detected in various countries. ...
Monday, 09 August 2010
Pattaya Daily News Relentless Phone Scam Gangs on the Rise in Thailand Pattaya Daily News Currently, warning messages are displayed on ATM screens and broadcast on national television ...
Sunday, 08 August 2010
Number of victims of Thai phone scam gangs rising Thai News Agency MCOT Currently, warning messages could be seen on ATM screens and broadcast by television and radio stations but they ...
Sunday, 08 August 2010
280. Cell Phone Scam - Examiner.com
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Examiner.com Cell Phone Scam Examiner.com According to KSDK, there is a new ring of scam artists targeting cell phone customers. The scam: convincing customers to disclose their banking ...
Wednesday, 21 July 2010
Economic crime team work with BT to warn customers of scam Sutton Coldfield Observer ... send a bogus caller to their home address to take the payment in person using a skimming device ...
Friday, 16 July 2010
Police launch manhunt after ATM card scam Arab News “The victim received a call from a gang member who asked him about his ATM card details saying the information is essential to update ...
Wednesday, 14 July 2010
Ponte Vedra case highlights rise in scams Florida Times-Union At least one or two reports of fraudulent activity are reported every week in St. Johns County, Sheriff's Office spokesman ...
Friday, 09 July 2010
The Online Heralds (blog) Vietnam arrests 99 foreigners for hacking bank accounts SGGP ... fraud on Vietnamese people. Police seized the suspects' computers, laptops, mobile phones, electricity ...
Wednesday, 07 July 2010
285. ATM Fraud & Security Digest - June 2010
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... remained at the ATM while reporting their card retained. Subsequent fraudulent use of the card resulted in the card being securely captured with no financial losses. Phishing / Vishing / Advanced Fee ...
Thursday, 01 July 2010
Pattaya Daily News Transnational ATM Scam Uncovered by Thailand's DSI Pattaya Daily News Thailand's Department of Special Investigations (DSI) on Tuesday announced the arrest of several ...
Wednesday, 30 June 2010
Police arrest members of transnational ATM fraud syndicate Thai News Agency MCOT According to investigators, the suspects are linked to an ATM fraud gang that misled Thais from an office ...
Tuesday, 29 June 2010
Times of Nigeria Fraud And Technology Challenge Plague Nigeria's GTBank Times of Nigeria Added to this problem of fraudulent emails that assault customer's mailboxes daily are other technology ...
Friday, 25 June 2010
Woodlands National Bank targeted in 'phishing' scam Pine Journal In the most recent telephone scam, Vallie said a recorded message asks for recipients to input their debit card numbers ...
Wednesday, 23 June 2010
Warning issued over fake bank calls TheNewsTribune.com The cardholder's account then is accessed through ATM activity based in Spain. Banks don't call people and ask for account information. ...
Wednesday, 23 June 2010
Scam 'Bank' Calls Resurface In Thurston County KIRO Seattle THURSTON COUNTY, Wash. -- Police in Thurston County said they are again receiving reports about automated “bank” calls on cell ...
Tuesday, 22 June 2010
Credit card fraud scheme targets local residents International Falls Daily Journal In a scam attempt which mimics an earlier strike against financial institutions across the country, a ...
Wednesday, 16 June 2010
BREAKING NEWS: Phone scam targets debit, ATM cards issued by local banks MyWebTimes.com On Wednesday morning, Ottawa bank and police officials warned the public of a telephone scam. Steve ...
Wednesday, 16 June 2010
Conmen target more pensioners in bank scam Wishaw Press When her son contacted the bank hours later to cancel the card, it was found that a three-figure sum of money had been taken from ...
Thursday, 10 June 2010
Scammers using ATM cards to target people over the phone WEAU-TV 13 People in one area county are being targeted by an automated phone scam related to ATM cards. Trempealeau County Sheriff's ...
Monday, 07 June 2010
296. ATM Fraud & Security Digest - May 2010
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... linked to ATM skimming. In Thailand, arrests included that of Malaysian nationals. Phishing / Vishing / Advanced Fee / Funds Transfer Fraud Phishing attacks in India included funds transfer fraud which ...
Thursday, 03 June 2010
297. DA warns about ATM phishing scam - 9NEWS.com
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DA warns about ATM phishing scam 9NEWS.com JEFFERSON COUNTY - The Jefferson County District Attorney's Office is warning people about a telephone phishing scam where the victim is told ...
Tuesday, 01 June 2010
Phone scam rattles victims with claim of court summons Shanghai Daily She listened - and transferred 20000 yuan (US$2930) to an account through an ATM. Huang warned people to be careful ...
Monday, 31 May 2010
Area residents targeted by phone scam Monmouth Daily Review Atlas MONMOUTH — Many Monmouth area residents were notified Wednesday with an automated message telling them that their ATM ...
Wednesday, 26 May 2010
300. Phone Scam Circulating in the QCA - cbs4qc.com
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Phone Scam Circulating in the QCA cbs4qc.com If you get an automated call about your ATM card, hang up the phone, it could be a scam. Crooks have bombarded area phone lines in places like ...
Wednesday, 26 May 2010
Scam in Springfield MO area uses FBI's name to warn credit cards are in danger KY3 A scam is hitting the Springfield area hard. It comes in the form of telephone calls on landlines and ...
Monday, 24 May 2010
Bank alerts members to phishing scam Rapid City Journal In the scam, people are receiving fraudulent automated messages stating their Sentinel Federal Credit Union ATM or debit card has ...
Monday, 24 May 2010
303. FBI warns about Phone Scam in Springfield - KSPR
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FBI warns about Phone Scam in Springfield KSPR The FBI agency in Springfield has received a lot of calls from residents here in the Ozarks about a phone scam. A recorded phone call ... ...
Monday, 24 May 2010
Bank phone scam targets locals The Western News A Libby resident reported to authorities on Monday that she had received a phone call purportedly from First National Bank requesting her ...
Thursday, 20 May 2010
305. AG, bank warn of 'phishing' scam - Queen City News
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AG, bank warn of 'phishing' scam Queen City News The message said his ATM card had been "suspended because it was compromised" and directed him to press 1 and then to enter his 14-digit ...
Thursday, 20 May 2010
Credit card phone scam back on the line in Greeley area Greeley Tribune In other cases, the targets of the scam are told their ATM card was canceled and they need to leave the number on ...
Thursday, 20 May 2010
SCAM: Some Tri-Citians targeted by phone scammers Mid Columbia Tri City Herald Kennewick police fielded at least 10 complaints by mid-day from residents who said they received an automated ...
Sunday, 16 May 2010
Scam via phone costs Des Moines man $392 DesMoinesRegister.com "It shows it was done at an ATM," Lawrence said. "I still don't know how they did that. They didn't have my card." Des Moines ...
Wednesday, 12 May 2010
309. Wayne Sheriff Warns About Telephone Scam - WSAZ-TV
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Wayne Sheriff Warns About Telephone Scam WSAZ-TV Detective Chester Maynard says in the scam, a person gets a call saying their ATM or credit card has expired. The scammer says to reactivate ...
Tuesday, 11 May 2010
Telephone/credit card scam active in area Morris Sun Tribune It states that a person's ATM card or bank card has been deactivated due to an attempted fraud. The person is then instructed ...
Monday, 10 May 2010
Telephone/credit card scam active in the area West Central Tribune It states that a person's ATM card or bank card has been deactivated due to an attempted fraud. The person is then instructed ...
Friday, 07 May 2010
Scams arrive by phone and mail BY SUSAN TOMPOR Detroit Free Press Or the caller claims to be a friend from high school who says he's in a financial crisis and begs you to meet him at an ...
Thursday, 06 May 2010
313. ATM Fraud & Security Digest - April 2010
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... among others. In Australia, a Chinese man was arrested for allegedly importing skimming equipment. Arrests for EFTPOS compromise in Australia included that of Malaysian suspects. Phishing / Vishing / ...
Wednesday, 05 May 2010
Debit card scammers target credit union customers Charleston Gazette West Virginia-based Star USA Credit Union is warning members about a scam in which customers have received an automated ...
Monday, 03 May 2010
315. Officials Warn Of Phone Call Scam - WISC Madison
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Officials Warn Of Phone Call Scam WISC Madison A recording one viewer got of the call said, "We've suspended your ATM card, please press one to be transferred to our security department ...
Friday, 30 April 2010
316. Scam Alert: Beware Of This Phone Call - WMTV
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Scam Alert: Beware Of This Phone Call WMTV The message claims to represent a bank, and says your ATM card was canceled due to a fraud warning. It goes on to say you can Press 1 and input ...
Friday, 30 April 2010
Northern Advocate Thousands stolen in card scam Northern Advocate Ms Evans suspected the scammers rang the people while they were at the ATM machines so they could withdraw money before ...
Thursday, 29 April 2010
Scams hit Enid again Enid News & Eagle Several Enid residents have received automated calls claiming their bank ATM or debit cards are no longer ...
Wednesday, 21 April 2010
319. Beware phone scammers - Big Bear Grizzly
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Beware phone scammers Big Bear Grizzly The caller stated that customers' credit or ATM cards were deactivated. The recorded voice then prompted the customer to enter his or her credit ...
Monday, 19 April 2010
320. New scam targets cell phone users - Times-Georgian
(News/Identity Fraud & Theft)
New scam targets cell phone users Times-Georgian The call stated that the residents' bank/ATM cards were about to be deactivated. “It stated that they needed to press a certain number ...
Wednesday, 14 April 2010
321. Scam targets north Texans - Lewisville Leader
(News/Identity Fraud & Theft)
Scam targets north Texans Lewisville Leader The scammer then uses that information to make unauthorized ATM withdrawals. “Consumers at all local banks were contacted.” said Ray David, ...
Tuesday, 13 April 2010
322. Check fraud victims defenseless - New York Post
(News/Identity Fraud & Theft)
Check fraud victims defenseless New York Post ... "warning" you of an attempted fraud or a problem with your credit card. Hang up and only call the 800 number on the back of your own ATM ...
Sunday, 11 April 2010
323. ATM Fraud & Security Digest - March 2010
(Digests/DFR Observations and Comment)
...  Phishing / Vishing /Smsishing / Advanced Fee / Funds Transfer Fraud During March, vishing scams in the USA included automated voice calls advising that a card or account has been frozen and requires ...
Tuesday, 06 April 2010
WANE Phone scammers target credit union ATM cards Fort Wayne Journal Gazette Fort Wayne police have received 50 reports this week from residents who have received calls from a telephone ...
Friday, 02 April 2010
325. Scam calls traced to European ring - WANE
(News/Identity Fraud & Theft)
WANE Scam calls traced to European ring WANE The call involves a recorded message telling consumers their ATM card has been deactivated and asks them to enter their pin number to reactivate ...
Thursday, 01 April 2010
WARNING: Tri-City cops say scammers are 'phishing' for bank information Mid Columbia Tri City Herald The automated message told them their Wells Fargo debit cards had been deactivated ...
Thursday, 01 April 2010
Area telephone credit card scam reports increase Times Bulletin When the key is pressed, the voice asks for the number of a Visa check card or ATM card and PIN number. "Once a person puts ...
Tuesday, 30 March 2010
328. Phishing scam rips through area phones - WANE
(News/Identity Fraud & Theft)
WANE Phishing scam rips through area phones WANE The recorded message tells the person on the other line that their ATM pin number has expired and asks the consumer to follow a series ...
Sunday, 28 March 2010
Phone scam hits Jefferson County; still targeting credit union Peninsula Daily Debbi Greenspane, Quimper CEO, said in a statement: "What happens is, they get your pin number and someone ...
Sunday, 21 March 2010
Aggressive phishing scam hits Broken Bow North Platte Bulletin The caller claimed the victim's debit card had been restricted for shopping and ATM usage. The caller then routed victims ...
Saturday, 20 March 2010
It's a scam! Quimper Credit Union customers receive calls 'phishing' for ... Port Townsend Leader "What happens is, they get your pin number and someone else standing at an ATM quickly ...
Thursday, 18 March 2010
East Lampeter Township Police Warn Of Scam Using Lancaster Phone Number FOX43.com Victims report messages telling them their bank or ATM card was cancelled. The message then prompted them ...
Thursday, 18 March 2010
Newport News police warn of bank fraud scam The Virginian-Pilot Police are warning residents about fraudulent calls being made that indicate ATM cards have been compromised. Several people ...
Thursday, 11 March 2010
Delaware County Sheriffs Fraud Alert Warning FOX 40 News WICZ TV ... on-going fraudulent phone calls were being made in the Stamford and Roxbury area in an attempt to obtain ATM/DEBIT ...
Thursday, 11 March 2010
Beware of calls from 206-337-9266 – Big Money ATM Scammers Statesboro Business News The message left by the scammers smelled all too much like a typical get rich quick scam. In the message ...
Thursday, 11 March 2010
KOHD Stephens County Sheriff's Office issues phone scam warning Anderson Independent Mail The Stephens County Sheriff's Office is issuing a warning about another phone scam affecting northeast ...
Wednesday, 10 March 2010
KOHD Twin Tiers residents should beware of the latest scams Elmira Star-Gazette The Steuben County Sheriff's Office is warning cell phone users about a scam involving callers who claim ...
Tuesday, 09 March 2010
Sheriff's office warns of latest phone scam Jackson County Floridan On March 7, a citizen reported they had received a call from someone claiming there had been a security breach at Visa, ...
Tuesday, 09 March 2010
Cops investigate possible bank scam Sandusky Register Sandusky police received four complaints in two days about people calling claiming to be from Citizens Bank. The messages say a card ...
Tuesday, 09 March 2010
Steuben sheriff warns residents against phone scam Elmira Star-Gazette The Steuben County Sheriff's Office is warning cell phone users about a possible scam involving callers who claim ...
Monday, 08 March 2010
Steuben sheriff warns against cell phone scam Elmira Star-Gazette The Steuben County Sheriff's Office is warning cell phone users about a possible scam involving callers who claim to be ...
Monday, 08 March 2010
342. ATM Fraud & Security Digest - February 2010
(Digests/DFR Observations and Comment)
... / Vishing /Smsishing / Advanced Fee / Funds Transfer Fraud During February, phishing, included variants on Tax Refund Fraud. Various regions reported tax refund scams, normally initiated by an e-mail ...
Thursday, 04 March 2010
343. New Credit Card Scam - WTAP-TV
(News/Identity Fraud & Theft)
New Credit Card Scam WTAP-TV An employee with the West Virginia Office of Technology discovered the most recent credit card scam. Fraudulent companies pretending to be Visa or ...  ...
Monday, 01 March 2010
Sheriff warns of scams Mid-Hudson News They will not be looking for an ATM card number over the telephone", Schiff advised. In the second scam, a telephone caller with a heavy Indian accent ...
Monday, 22 February 2010
Sheriff's Office warns of telephone scams Times Herald-Record He offered to upgrade her cable for $9.95 and the woman gave him her ATM card and security code. "They wiped out her bank ...
Sunday, 21 February 2010
346. ATM Fraud & Security Digest - January 2010
(Digests/DFR Observations and Comment)
... Australia released photographs of suspects believed to be involved in on-going ATM skimming attacks. Phishing / Vishing /Smsishing / Advanced Fee / Funds Transfer Fraud Phishing by e-mail, phone and ...
Monday, 08 February 2010
Robo Call Scam Targets Security Bank Customers KCTV5 News The bank said the automated phone calls asked customers for their debit/ATM card numbers, expiration dates and PIN numbers. The ...
Thursday, 04 February 2010
Area scam targeting Wachovia customers Villages Daily Sun Wachovia Bank customers are being contacted by phone or text messaging, and are advised that their Wachovia-issued ATM and debit ...
Wednesday, 03 February 2010
Don't be the next victim Duluth News Tribune (registration) The Duluth Police Department is cautioning the public of a scam involving debit and ATM cards. The Duluth Police Department ...
Monday, 01 February 2010
350. Scam with Debit/ATM Cards - WDIO-TV
(News/Identity Fraud & Theft)
Scam with Debit/ATM Cards WDIO-TV The Duluth Police Department would like to alert the public of a scam involving Debit and ATM Cards. Debit and ATM card holders are receiving a computer ...
Monday, 01 February 2010
Vishing Scam: Four More States Struck BankInfoSecurity.com Two banks in the Gulfport, MS area warned residents about an automated phone call scam that could drain a person's bank accounts ...
Monday, 01 February 2010
352. Credit card scam - WSAU
(News/Identity Fraud & Theft)
WSAU Credit card scam WSAU WAUSAU, Wis (WSAU) There are reports of credit card scam in the Wausau area. Several people have received phone calls from people claiming to be from their ... ...
Thursday, 28 January 2010
353. ATM Fraud and Security Digest - December 2009
(Digests/DFR Observations and Comment)
... where a suspect explained how he shoulder surfed both the card and PIN details. Phishing / Vishing /Smsishing / Advanced Fee / Funds Transfer Fraud Phishing, vishing and smsishing (smishing) was detected ...
Saturday, 09 January 2010
Bangkok Post DSI warns of phone scammers Bangkok Post ... funds by ATM. Some conmen say they are calling from the Anti-Money Laundering Office and tell the victims that a bank has reported ...
Friday, 08 January 2010
355. Bank Scam Hits Chickamauga Hard - WTVC
(News/Identity Fraud & Theft)
Bank Scam Hits Chickamauga Hard WTVC The automated calls included a recorded message saying ATM cards had been restricted. The scam fronted as The Bank of Chickamauga and ripped off many ...
Tuesday, 29 December 2009
Scam targets credit union Quad City Times Others have received phone messages, texts and e-mails warning that their ATM card is being suspended until the consumer calls to address the ...
Wednesday, 16 December 2009
357. ATM Fraud and Security Digest - November 2009
(Digests/DFR Observations and Comment)
... November - the suspect targeted those who seemed unsure on how to use an ATM and tricked them into leaving the ATM while the transaction was still live and uncompleted. Vishing / Phishing / Smsishing ...
Thursday, 03 December 2009
Old-fashioned phone scam fails Corvallis Gazette Times "I'm supposed to go to the ATM and meet some weirdo in the middle of the night?" But about an hour later, the phone rang again. ... ...
Thursday, 26 November 2009
Phishing calls to cell phones on rise Bangor Daily News The other type came in from a restricted phone number and said that the person's debit-ATM card was “at risk” for future purchases. ...
Thursday, 12 November 2009
Taiwan mobilizes against fraud amid bid to stamp out cross-strait crime istockAnalyst.com (press release) ... officers to stand guard at automatic teller machines island-wide as part of ...
Thursday, 12 November 2009
361. ATM Fraud and Security Digest - October 2009
(Digests/DFR Observations and Comment)
... used genuine cards from family and friends to withdraw a higher value of cash than was debited to the accounts. Vishing / Phishing / Smsishing / Advanced Fee / Funds Transfer Fraud Vishing and Smsishing ...
Monday, 09 November 2009
ITBusiness.ca Banking fraudsters target Internet phone systems at smbs ITBusiness.ca If the worried customer enters his account number and ATM password, the bad guys use that information ...
Monday, 02 November 2009
Scary new tech fears to haunt your Halloween San Francisco Chronicle Third, cell phones can be used for phishing. In the same way that thieves build non-functioning ATM machines to scan ...
Saturday, 31 October 2009
Cyber Alert: New Virus Attacks Social Networks and Email Accounts Examiner.com Next, the automated voice asks for the ATM pin number for debit card holders while attempting to confirm ...
Thursday, 29 October 2009
New "Vishing" Scam Targets Wisconsin Today's TMJ4 The message Conrad got said, "We regret to inform you that your debit card has been restricted for shopping and ATM usage. To reactivate ...
Wednesday, 28 October 2009
... "vishing" thieves - callers who try to trick people ...  ...
Wednesday, 28 October 2009
Internet Phone Systems Become the Fraudster's Tool PC World If the worried customer enters his account number and ATM password, the bad guys use that information to make fake debit cards ...
Tuesday, 27 October 2009
Phone Phishing Scam Strikes Two More Banks BankInfoSecurity.com In the Solvay Bank case, law enforcement traced the scam to ATM withdrawals at a bank in Romania. At least three Solvay ...
Monday, 26 October 2009
369. ATM Fraud and Security Digest - September 2009
(Digests/DFR Observations and Comment)
... issuer enforcing a withdrawal limit. Questions over whether any crime was actually committed have been raised.  Vishing / Phishing / Smsishing / Advanced Fee / Funds Transfer Fraud An unusual ...
Tuesday, 13 October 2009
370. ATM Fraud and Security Digest - August 2009
(Digests/DFR Observations and Comment)
... as ATM transaction reversal fraud. Transaction reversal fraud was also detected in the UK in August. Vishing / Phishing / Smsishing / Advanced Fee / Funds Transfer Fraud Seven arrests were made in ...
Thursday, 24 September 2009
Durham PD Warns Utility Constumers Of Fraudulent Calls, Emails MyNC.com Police and bank personnel should never ask you to take money out of your account or ask you to give them your secret ...
Wednesday, 16 September 2009
People Need To Be Aware Of New Telephone Scam WHKP There is a new phone scam in which people are told that their bank cards have been cancelled. Norma Messer with the Better Business Bureau ...
Wednesday, 16 September 2009
BPO employee held for online fraud Times of India According to the police, Prasad called up Sharma on July 11 and asked him to give his ATM card details. "Stating that he was calling from ...
Friday, 11 September 2009
374. Fake bank calls grip JCC residents - Daily Press
(News/Identity Fraud & Theft)
Fake bank calls grip JCC residents Daily Press A message from the FTC at the number says it has been disconnected because it might have been used in a scam. The California-based number ...
Monday, 31 August 2009
375. ATM Fraud and Security Digest - July 2009
(Digests/DFR Observations and Comment)
... and shoulder surfing. It is understood the suspect already has 13 felony convictions and a criminal record running to many pages. Vishing / Phishing / Smsishing / Advanced Fee / Funds Transfer Fraud ...
Saturday, 15 August 2009
376. Photo: Sun News Publishing - Daily Sun
(News/Identity Fraud & Theft)
Photo: Sun News Publishing Daily Sun As the issue of Automated Teller Machine (ATM) fraud gains currency, Federal Ministry of Finance yesterday issued a 'disclaimer' on the fraudulent ...
Thursday, 13 August 2009
Intercontinental Bank, others warn against fraudsters NEXT "Beware of fraud! MTN will never ask you for account details, ATM PIN No or airtime to redeem a price. Please ignore any SMS ...
Thursday, 13 August 2009
Nigeria: Hi-Tech Scammers And GSM Text Messages AllAfrica.com ... scam", she was warned. Efe decided to get to the bottom of it. She called Kolawole a second time to explain to her what ...
Monday, 10 August 2009
Five-Star Dial-a-Scam Escape Bid Foiled Phuketwan There were also 1000 bank books and ATM cards. All of the accused were assembled at the mansion this afternoon as police began a more ...
Friday, 07 August 2009
AT&T Names Top Communications Scams and Offers Prevention Tips to ... WebWire (press release) This new form of identity theft also attempts to compromise consumers' financial information ...
Thursday, 06 August 2009
Transfer limit to help fight phone phishing JoongAng Daily In a typical scam, the criminal calls a cell phone, then convinces the mark that he or she is a police officer or government ...
Sunday, 02 August 2009
'Bank safe and bank secure' urges First Trust Fermanagh Herald (registration) You should also ensure that anti-virus, firewall and spyware software are up to date. If you are shopping ...
Wednesday, 29 July 2009
KYW1060.com 2 Con Artists Sentenced in Debit Card Theft Scam KYW1060.com ... in one part of the scheme, defendant Detoine Davis contacted targeted victims by phone: "Telling them there ...
Tuesday, 28 July 2009
RENEWAL OF OLD SCAM Malaysia Star He then asked for all my credit card details, whether I had ever used the credit card on ATM, my ATM card and the balance. He also told me not to expose ...
Thursday, 23 July 2009
385. ATM Fraud and Security Digest - June 2009
(Digests/DFR Observations and Comment)
... much cash an ATM had dispensed. The loophole has now been closed. Vishing / Phishing / Smsishing / Advanced Fee / Funds Transfer Fraud South Korean authorities issued new rules in June to address an ...
Tuesday, 21 July 2009
386. Protect Your On-line Bank Account - WTVY
(News/Identity Fraud & Theft)
Protect Your On-line Bank Account WTVY Don't fall for the scam of someone calling, identifying themselves as an official at your bank and wanting your account information so that they ...
Monday, 20 July 2009
Actimize Reveals New Bank Attack Vector, "Man-in-the-Phone" and ... PR-CANADA.net (press release) The company provides real-time cross-channel fraud prevention for many of the world's ...
Sunday, 12 July 2009
Social War Dialing - The New Identity Theft Menace SecuObs Once they have the card number and PIN, they can quickly generate a fake ATM or debit card and start either withdrawing cash ...
Monday, 06 July 2009
Bukit Aman to help Australian police New Straits Times "Recently, authorities have been investigating a scam where victims receive a call, purportedly from a bank, asking if they had just ...
Friday, 03 July 2009
Social War Dialing - The New Identity Theft Menace Windows & Net Magazine Once they have the card number and PIN, they can quickly generate a fake ATM or debit card and start either withdrawing ...
Friday, 03 July 2009
391. ATM Fraud and Security Digest - May 2009
(Digests/DFR Observations and Comment)
... last year from ATM skimming which is 0.023% of transactions.   Vishing / Phishing / Smsishing / Advanced Fee / Funds Transfer Fraud Phishing and related ATM fraud incidents continued to be ...
Friday, 19 June 2009
Tougher Rules Set to Prevent Phone Scams Korea Times They induce the victims to a nearby ATM, by telling them that their personal information has been leaked, their credit card or mail ...
Thursday, 11 June 2009
Your Bank Called...or did it? WCPO, OH It's called a "Vishing" scam....automated voice mail phishing calls. And they're so intimidating, many people are falling for them. Frank Adams tells ...
Wednesday, 03 June 2009
Williamstown Savings Bank Alerts Community About Phone Scam iBerkshires.com, MA Williamstown Savings Bank has been made aware of another phone scam in which Northern Berkshire County residents ...
Wednesday, 27 May 2009
Scam targets Maquoketa residents Quad City Times, IA MAQUOKETA, Iowa — Numerous Maquoketa residents got a pre-recorded phone call Monday night saying their credit cards or ATM cards had been ...
Tuesday, 26 May 2009
396. Police Warn Of New Banking Scam - KAKE
(News/Identity Fraud & Theft)
Police Warn Of New Banking Scam KAKE, KS Reason: ATM FRAUD. Contact us immediately at 866-420-6819." We called the number and got a recording that even promised to ensure our privacy. "It's ...
Tuesday, 19 May 2009
SunTrust Customers: Scams to look out for WDBJ7.com, VA If you bank with SunTrust, you might have gotten a new ATM card recently. This is not a scam. Your old card may have been compromised. ...
Monday, 18 May 2009
area news briefs: Identity-theft warning issued Oneonta Daily Star, NY ... is warning Delhi area residents about a identity-theft scam. Deputies said in a news release that an area bank reported ...
Monday, 18 May 2009
Bank warns of scam targeting ATM card numbers Salisbury Post, NC By Kathy Chaffin Local bank customers are being warned not to ever give out their debit/ ATM card numbers after a telephone ...
Saturday, 16 May 2009
400. ATM Fraud and Security Digest - April 2009
(Digests/DFR Observations and Comment)
... in Vietnam during April. In Botswana, a joint operation involving law enforcement from the UK, USA and Ghana disrupted a P1m scam using compromised cards to extort local tour operators. Vishing / Phishing ...
Friday, 15 May 2009
New phone scam targets ATM cards Marion Star, OH A recorded message tells those that answer that their ATM card has been deactivated. At least some of the messages site the Ohio State Bank. ...
Friday, 15 May 2009
Another scam targets area cell phones Marion Star, OH A recorded message tells those that answer that their ATM card has been deactivated. At least some of the messages site the Ohio State ...
Thursday, 14 May 2009
403. Credit union phone scams - WWLP 22News
(News/Identity Fraud & Theft)
Credit union phone scams WWLP 22News, Springfield - Jackie Brousseau, Jackie Brousseau ... information about another phone scam -- this one involving the Aldenville Credit Union. Several ...
Tuesday, 05 May 2009
Telephone scam and Nigeria's rebranding project Vanguard, Nigeria - Prince Osuagwu, Prince Osuagwu Some of the websites even ask for ATM card number and your PIN! On the surface, this would ...
Sunday, 03 May 2009
Scammers steal purses, trick victims with phone call Siftings Herald, AR By Joe Phelps To avoid a purse-snatching scam, shoppers at larger retail stores should keep a close eye on their personal ...
Wednesday, 29 April 2009
Phone scam that empties your account New Straits Times, Malaysia If you fall for this scam, the fraudster then provides a step-by-step guide on how to register and activate an Internet banking ...
Saturday, 25 April 2009
Police progress in credit card scam CompareAndSave.com, UK The Dedicated Cheque and Plastic Crime Unit (DCPCU) has made two arrests in connection with a credit card scam. Fraudsters pretending ...
Friday, 24 April 2009
Police struggle to fight phone fraud Korea Herald (subscription), South Korea The calls inducing the receiver to a nearby ATM machine are also to be regarded as ill-intentioned, he said. ...
Tuesday, 21 April 2009
Officials: Be wary of automated phone scam Sioux City Journal, IA By Molly Montag Regional police are warning people to be wary a phone scam claiming their ATM card has been canceled. The ...
Monday, 20 April 2009
410. Phone Scams Target Your Cell Phone - KSFY
(News/Identity Fraud & Theft)
Phone Scams Target Your Cell Phone KSFY, SD Several phone scams are sweeping through the Sioux Empire. scam calls, police say you should be fine as long as you didn't follow any of the directions ...
Monday, 20 April 2009
411. ATM Fraud and Security Digest - March 2009
(Digests/DFR Observations and Comment)
... / pin entry device (PED) compromises. Vishing / Phishing / Funds Transfer Fraud Police in Thailand arrested a group of four suspects for a tax refund fraud which utilised ATM funds transfer. One Thai ...
Monday, 20 April 2009
Sioux Falls phone scam targets ATM cards Daily Republic, SD AP - Monday, April 20, 2009 The call from a recorded voice tells people their ATM card has been canceled and they need to push ...
Monday, 20 April 2009
News Minute: Here is the latest South Dakota news from The ... KCAU, IA SIOUX FALLS, SD (AP) - The Sioux Falls Police Department is warning people about an automated telephone scam. The call ...
Sunday, 19 April 2009
Police Warn Of Phony Automated Phone Call KELOLAND TV, SD Multiple reports say a call from a 514 number tells people their ATM card has been cancelled and that they need to push "1" to reinstate ...
Sunday, 19 April 2009
Phone scam 'vishing' for financial info Katy Times, TX By Tracy Dang Brazos Valley Credit Union is warning residents about a phone scam that started occurring in the Katy area this week. ...
Sunday, 19 April 2009
Telephone swindlers caught by authorities Shanghai Daily, China In this case, and in most such cases, the scam artist convinced the victim she had to send the money to a "safer" account because ...
Thursday, 16 April 2009
417. Florida Ranks Third for Identity Theft - WMBB-TV
(News/Identity Fraud & Theft)
Florida Ranks Third for Identity Theft WMBB-TV, FL Notify your bank immediately if you receive odd calls claiming to come from your bank; be especially wary of those requesting account information ...
Wednesday, 15 April 2009
SKOWHEGAN Bogus callers again misuse bank's name Morning Sentinel, maine Once the scammers have someone's personal banking information they can get into the account or make phony debit or ...
Monday, 13 April 2009
Bank customers fall victim to phone scam Indiana Daily Student Bloomington Police Department Lt. David Drake said he also hopes people understand that once a scammer has an individual’s account ...
Monday, 06 April 2009
Peoples, Fifth Third Bank Calls Are Scams, Bank Officers Warn istockAnalyst.com (press release), OR Apr. 6--A phone-calling scam is afoot in the Bloomington and Ellettsville area, with customers ...
Monday, 06 April 2009
421. Beware of Banking Scam - WHIOtv.com
(News/Identity Fraud & Theft)
Beware of Banking Scam WHIOtv.com, OH GREENVILLE, Ohio -- A bank scam is happening and bank executives want you to know about it. An official with the Greenville National Bank described the ...
Monday, 06 April 2009
New scam tries to get your card numbers Akron Beacon Journal, OH ... scam and reminded people not to give out personal information. It is important to note there have been instances, including ...
Sunday, 05 April 2009
Conway National Bank targeted by con artists WPDE, SC By Joel Allen Officials at Conway National Bank say many people received voice messages on their cell phones telling them to call a toll ...
Wednesday, 01 April 2009
Bank scam telephone calls target area residents Myrtle Beach Sun News, SC A phishing scam involving Conway National Bank is circulating in the area, according to bank officials. A recorded ...
Wednesday, 01 April 2009
Local banks included in phone-scam alert The Durango Herald, Colorado An automated voice told Hale there was an issue with her personal identification number for an ATM card and asked her ...
Wednesday, 01 April 2009
426. Phone Scam Victim Takes Her Own Life - Korea Times
(News/Identity Fraud & Theft)
Phone Scam Victim Takes Her Own Life Korea Times, South Korea Many of the phone scams here are believed to be operated by organized crime units based in China and Taiwan, from where the calls ...
Wednesday, 01 April 2009
Telephone scam targets local bank customers Baxter Bulletin, AR Nick Coleman, First National director of marketing, said the scam uses an automated telephone message to inform the call receivers ...
Wednesday, 01 April 2009
Telephone Scam Collects Banking Information Tyler Morning Telegraph, TX The Wood County Sheriff's Office is warning citizens of a computer/telephone scam involving a local bank. "Several ...
Wednesday, 01 April 2009
Phone scam targets MAX customers Montgomery Advertiser, AL They are then prompted to enter personal information, usually an account number, and possibly a PIN for an ATM card. "We already ...
Wednesday, 01 April 2009
Scam targets dutrac customers in Dubuque Quad City Times, IA dutrac Community Credit Union customers in Dubuque, Iowa, were the target of a credit and debit card scam over the weekend, credit ...
Tuesday, 31 March 2009
431. Bank Scam Surfaces Again - WEAU-TV 13
(News/Identity Fraud & Theft)
Bank Scam Surfaces Again WEAU-TV 13, WI Tomah Police say they've gotten reports of the scam involving Farmers and Merchants Bank. People say the calls are from an automated system that says ...
Tuesday, 31 March 2009
First National Bank & Trust issues scam alert Baxter Bulletin, AR Nick Coleman, FNB&T director of marketing, said the scam uses an automated telephone message to inform the call receivers ...
Tuesday, 31 March 2009
Banks warn of ATM scam; don’t respond to voice mail Chickasha Express Star,  United States If you receive a recorded telephone call stating your bank ís ATM debit card has been compromised ...
Tuesday, 31 March 2009
434. Scam calls ask for account information - KMOO
(News/Identity Fraud & Theft)
Scam calls ask for account information KMOO, TX Thousands of people in the KMOO listening area have reported attempts to steal their identify. The scammers are placing hundreds of phone calls ...
Tuesday, 31 March 2009
GPO Federal Credit Union warns consumers of new scam WKTV, NY They say that scammers have been attempting to obtain credit card and debit information from unsuspecting victims using telephone ...
Saturday, 28 March 2009
Scam Aims To Steal Your Bank-Account Info NBC4i.com, OH By Donna Willis CENTRAL OHIO—A local sheriff’s office wanted to warn all citizens who have a bank or ATM card. A new scam aims to ...
Friday, 27 March 2009
437. Ill. banks targeted in - WTHI
(News/Identity Fraud & Theft)
Ill. banks targeted in WTHI, IN MARSHALL, Ill. (WTHI) - Some parts of Illinois have been targeted by a phishing scam. The scammers appear to be targeting people with 217 and 618 area codes. ...
Tuesday, 24 March 2009
438. Scammers may have contacted 400 - The Tennessean
(News/Identity Fraud & Theft)
Scammers may have contacted 400 The Tennessean, TN They apparently were being told that their ATM or debit cards needed to be reactivated and needed to divulge the card number and pin number." ...
Friday, 20 March 2009
439. Scam targets area bank customers - Chippewa Herald
(News/Identity Fraud & Theft)
Scam targets area bank customers Chippewa Herald, WI By LEE NEWSPAPERS Area financial institutions are warning customers of a telephone scam seeking account information in the wake of widespread ...
Wednesday, 18 March 2009
RCU Warns Consumers of Another Phone Scam WQOW TV News 18, Eau Claire Eau Claire (WQOW) - RCU is sending out a warning: another phone scam is circling the Chippewa valley. RCU says consumers ...
Wednesday, 18 March 2009
Phone scam targets bank information Leader-Telegram, WI By Leader-Telegram staff RCU officials report consumers are receiving phone calls asking for their check card number and a PIN. RCU ...
Tuesday, 17 March 2009
Royal Credit Union Warns Customers About Bank Scam WEAU-TV 13, WI If calling after 7 pm or before 8:30 am, please call 1-800-236-2442 for ATM/Check Card questions or 1-800-853-0872 for credit ...
Tuesday, 17 March 2009
443. Regional News 03/17 - WTVW
(News/ATM Fraud)
Regional News 03/17 WTVW, IN Customers of First Harrison Bank say someone has been trying to steal their money through a new scam. The scammers are using automatic phone dialers to contact ...
Tuesday, 17 March 2009
SKOWHEGAN Scam artists strike again Central Maine Morning Sentinel, ME This time, thieves are manufacturing phony debit or ATM cards, using stolen account numbers and withdrawing money within ...
Monday, 16 March 2009
New phishing scam hits bank in Southern Indiana WHAS 11.com (subscription), KY The suspects are using automatic phone dialers to contact people who might be customers of a certain bank, and ...
Monday, 16 March 2009
Scam that preys on people's fears AsiaOne, Singapore "This victim received a similar SMS but when he contacted the supposed Bank Negara number, the woman on the phone asked him for his credit ...
Monday, 16 March 2009
447. ATMsecurity.com Monthly Digest - Feb 2009
(Digests/DFR Observations and Comment)
... American consumers would be likely or very likely to consider switching primary financial institutions in the case of an ATM security compromise. Vishing / Phishing / Funds Transfer Fraud Taiwan’s ...
Monday, 16 March 2009
Lodi Police Department Lodi News-Sentinel, CA 2:18 pm — A Vienna Drive woman got a scam phone call from someone saying he was her grandson and needed help. Police agencies have heard of the ...
Saturday, 14 March 2009
Crime in the County 03/11/09 Berkeley Independent, SC She called the number and an automated voice asked for ATM number information. She said she gave no information but did locate information ...
Tuesday, 10 March 2009
Officials warn of phone scam KTRE, TX These calls are "phishing" scams and their purpose is to obtain personal information from the caller. The Bureau's press release says if you are concerned ...
Monday, 09 March 2009
Georgetown Savings Bank warns customers of scam Georgetown Record, MA By Sarah Menesale / georgetown@cnc.com Georgetown Savings Bank is warning customers about a recent scam using computer-generated ...
Wednesday, 04 March 2009
ATM Card Scam Reported The Beacon, OH Should the individual choose to have his ATM card reactivated, he is then advised to enter his account number. No matter which bank, this constitutes ...
Wednesday, 04 March 2009
Some Report Receiving Threats From Phone Scammers WGAL, PA In the last few weeks, the News 8 On Your Side consumer team has seen an increase in the number of scam complaints they're receiving. ...
Tuesday, 03 March 2009
Ottawa County sheriff warns of ATM scan Toledo Blade, OH Deputies said it appears several residents have received automated phone calls informing them that their ATM cards have been deactivated. ...
Saturday, 28 February 2009
Major bank scam in Ottawa County WTOL, OH Customers at Genoa Bank and other financial institutions are receiving calls telling them their ATM or debit card has been deactivated. The callers ...
Saturday, 28 February 2009
Expert offers insight into phone scams MLive.com, MI by Brian McVicar | The Muskegon Chronicle A wave of bank scam phone calls that hundreds of Muskegon-area residents received Thursday were ...
Friday, 27 February 2009
AG warns of new telephone scam Jamestown Sun, ND Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem is warning North Dakotans about a nationwide telephone scam disguised as an offer to lower credit card interest ...
Friday, 27 February 2009
Bank card phishing scam in 231 area code Grand Haven Tribune, MI The scam's basic tactic is to obtain a debit or credit card number, along with a customer's personal identification number, ...
Friday, 27 February 2009
459. Bank warns of scheme - WWMT
(News/ATM Fraud)
Bank warns of scheme WWMT, MI The caller says there's been fraudulent activity on your debit card and the account has been suspended. In order to re-activate it you're supposed to enter your ...
Friday, 27 February 2009
Pfishing Scam Includes Police, 9-1-1 Line WKZO News, Michigan MUSKEGON - Scam artists are getting more sophisticated all the time, even if they are not always very smart. A pfishing scam ...
Friday, 27 February 2009
CIB busts fraud ring in Taichung China Post, Taiwan TAICHUNG, Taiwan -- About 40 suspects were arrested in connection with a local fraud ring that targeted Chinese victims, the Criminal Investigation ...
Thursday, 26 February 2009
Sheriff reports ATM card scam Port Clinton News Herald, OH The Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents about a telephone scam involving ATM cards. Individuals received automated ...
Thursday, 26 February 2009
• Muskegon residents hit by telephone banking scam Muskegon Chronicle - MLive.com, MI by Local reports | The Muskegon Chronicle MUSKEGON -- Dozens of Muskegon-area residents Thursday morning ...
Thursday, 26 February 2009
Scam Artists Claim to Be From Happy Valley Credit Union TriCities.com, TN They’ll say they lost your card information, and will ask for your ATM and pin numbers. For about eight hours ...
Tuesday, 24 February 2009
Scammers sending text in attempt to steal bank info. KSL-TV, UT The text says: "This is an automated message from TRANSWEST CU Your ATM card has been suspended. To reactivate call urgent." ...
Tuesday, 24 February 2009
BBB Scam Alert: "Your ATM Card Has Been Suspended" MSNBC tells Indiana’s NewsCenter, her 19-year-old daughter got a text message on her cell phone, claiming to be from "Credit Union National ...
Tuesday, 24 February 2009
Scammers Target Glenview Bank Customers Des Plaines Journal, IL About 1500 Glenview residents contacted Glenview State Bank Sunday evening into Monday concerned about an apparent fraud scam. ...
Monday, 23 February 2009
Text Message Scam Can Wipe Out Money In Minutes WBNG-TV, NY "As soon as they called that number it was immediate its almost as if they were at an ATM machine waiting to hit it," said Bowen. ...
Monday, 23 February 2009
You Ask. We Investigate: ATM Card Text Scam WGBA-TV, WI And if you fall for this ATM text message, scammers could create their own ATM card and empty out your bank account. Scammers are counting ...
Monday, 23 February 2009
ATM crime becomes the focus of police measures South Korea The scam entices people to give up their account or credit card numbers by offering fake financial rewards. Earlier this month, ...
Monday, 23 February 2009
Suspected ATM raiders arrested at gunpoint Adelaidenow, Australia The men, aged 23 and 25, were arrested for questioning, with police expecting to charge them and present them at Burwood ...
Sunday, 22 February 2009
Phishing scam alert issued by DeKalb Police Dekalb Daily Chronicle, IL In this scam, perpetrators have sent a text message to a potential victim’s cell phone. The text message reads: “This ...
Thursday, 19 February 2009
Beware: Phishers attempt a scam through text messaging Northern Star Online, IL Your ATM card has been deactivated. To reactivate call urgent at: 778-282-8446” Anyone receiving this text ...
Thursday, 19 February 2009
Con Artists Text Consumers to Pose as Banks, Credit Cards Salem-News.Com, OR Washington and Oregon consumers called your BBB saying they received the following scam text message: “Application ...
Thursday, 19 February 2009
Bank Warns Of Text Scam Fox5 KVVU, NV The message reads that it's from the Community Bank of Nevada and that your ATM card has been suspended. “Once you receive that and get on the phone, ...
Thursday, 19 February 2009
Scammers sending text messages The Oregonian - OregonLive.com, OR Your ATM card has been suspended. To reactivate call urgent at 1-888-873-9356." (Cullman has since posted a message on its ...
Wednesday, 18 February 2009
Text Phishing Scam Making the Rounds Again Consumer Affairs - "It's a phishing scam purely designed to get you to give up your ATM or credit card number," warned Miller. "They will run up ...
Monday, 16 February 2009
Scammer Targeting Your Cell Phone KRDO, CO - ... your ATM card as been de-activated to reactivate call 819-483-1572," read the text message. He knew it was a scam since he didn't bank at ...
Sunday, 15 February 2009
AP top news in Iowa at 4:58 pm CST Hays Daily News, KS - ... call a telephone number and enter their credit card or ATM numbers. Miller called it a "phishing scam" that results in charges ...
Saturday, 14 February 2009
Iowa AG Warns of Another "Phishing Scam" KCRG, IA - ... call a telephone number and enter their credit card or ATM numbers. Miller called it a "phishing scam" that results in charges onto ...
Friday, 13 February 2009
Iowa AG warns of another ``phishing scam'' Chicago Tribune, United States -... call a telephone number and enter their credit card or ATM numbers. Miller called it a "phishing scam" that ...
Friday, 13 February 2009
482. ATMsecurity.com Monthly Digest - Jan 2009
(Digests/DFR Observations and Comment)
... in the region to adopt Chip and PIN technology. Vishing / Phishing / Funds Transfer Fraud Multiple incidents of vishing and phishing occurred in the US during January. Automatic dialling devices ...
Friday, 13 February 2009
Scammers Using Texts To Target Bank Information KCCI.com, IA - "It’sa phishing scam purely designed to get you to give up your ATM or credit card number," warned Attorney General Tom Miller. ...
Friday, 13 February 2009
Scammers Get More Aggressive In Rip-Off Schemes KAPP, WA - Lee knew right away the call was a scam because she doesn't have an ATM card with Yakima Valley Credit Union. The credit union says ...
Wednesday, 11 February 2009
Woman reports text message scam attempt to state police The County Press, MI - The swindle was apparently set up to receive the numbers on a debit card and the coupleÕs ATM card contained ...
Wednesday, 11 February 2009
'Friend' swindler jailed for 40000-yuan scam Shanghai Daily, China - Shao drew the money out of an ATM, then contacted Fang again to say he needed another 20000 yuan to pay the fine. Shao, ...
Tuesday, 10 February 2009
Local briefs for Feb. 8 New Mexican, NM - ... to fall for a text message scam. The message reads "Guadalupe Credit Union. Please call 1-877-427-6722 to find out why your debit/ATM card was ...
Saturday, 07 February 2009
488. ATM Do's and Don'ts - Gothamist
(News/ATM Fraud)
ATM Do's and Don'ts Gothamist, NY - ATM skimming or phishing - where people try to get your bank accounts and PIN numbers by adding secret readers to ATMS - is nothing new. ...  ...
Saturday, 07 February 2009
SJ residents warned about scams Stockton Record, CA - "The telephone number you have just called has been disconnected because it may have been used in a scam," the greeting at (209) 682-5827 ...
Saturday, 07 February 2009
AG details scam to get credit card numbers Hutchinson News, KS - By The News staff Attorney General Steve Six warned Kansans of a "vishing" scam disguised as an offer to lower credit card ...
Saturday, 07 February 2009
AG Steve Six Warns of Credit Card Scam WIBW, KS - Attorney General Steve Six announced Friday that there is a new scam going around. The scam involves someone who calls and claims to be with ...
Friday, 06 February 2009
Getting Text Message Scam? Report It WMUR, NH - The message claims that the person's ATM card has been suspended. Anyone who calls the number in the text message will be prompted to enter ...
Friday, 06 February 2009
Central State responds to automated phone scam Shelby County Reporter, AL - ... to a phone scam, which has caused the bank to temporarily lower limits on debit card transactions to $1000 ...
Thursday, 05 February 2009
Phone scammers hit bank customers Lovell Chronicle, Wyoming - The computer message claiming to be from First National informs the recipient that his or her ATM or debit card has been deactivated ...
Thursday, 05 February 2009
Connecticut cell phone owners warned of scam Danbury News Times, CT - Your ATM card has been suspended." The message directs the receiver to call an 800 or 808 number; the person answering ...
Wednesday, 04 February 2009
Swindlers using text for scam Connecticut Post, CT - Your ATM card has been suspended." The message directs the receiver to call an 800 or 808 number; the person answering the phone will ...
Wednesday, 04 February 2009
Police warn public about phony text message scam Honolulu Advertiser, HI -Police on the Big Island are warning the public about a possible scam involving text messages. A 59-year-old Hilo ...
Wednesday, 04 February 2009
Scammers Hit Cell Phone Text Messages WHNT, AL -Your ATM card has been suspended, to re-activate. Call urgent and it has an 800 number." "You know some people might not realize, that it's ...
Tuesday, 03 February 2009
499. Text Message Scam - WHNT
(News/ATM Fraud)
Text Message Scam WHNT, AL - Your ATM card has been suspended. To reactivate call urgent at 1-888-873-9356." The BBB has verified with Cullman Savings Bank that they did not send the ... ...
Tuesday, 03 February 2009
Phone call scam claims to be First National Bank and Trust Powell Tribune, WY - The phony recording currently going around tells listeners that their First National Bank ATM or debit card ...
Tuesday, 03 February 2009
Heard around town The Daily News of Newburyport, MA - Citizens get a text message on their cell phone, stating it is "an automated message from North Middlesex Savings Bank" and their ATM ...
Saturday, 31 January 2009
Scam Alert: Text message wants your credit information WALB-TV, GA - By Jennifer Emert - bio | email ALBANY, GA (WALB) - A new texting scam, may simply be phishing for your credit card information. ...
Friday, 30 January 2009
State Warns Of Text Message Scam WMUR, NH - The scam uses text messages that alert people that their ATM card has been suspended. Latoya Harris said she was shoveling snow on Thursday when ...
Friday, 30 January 2009
New text scam targets 3 Rivers FCU WANE, IN - The message says the person's Three Rivers FCU ATM card is suspended and they need to call an 866 number. That number calls an automated message ...
Thursday, 29 January 2009
Texting Scam Targets Valley Bank Customers WFSB, CT - Your ATM card has been suspended,” the message reads. Mattioli said it then gives an 888 or 808 number to call to reactivate the card. ...
Wednesday, 28 January 2009
Police warm of telephone scam where caller identifies as being ... Foster's Daily Democrat, NH - Although information into the fraud attempts is limited at this time, MacDonald said it is ...
Wednesday, 28 January 2009
Credit card scam warning Tivyside Advertiser, UK - The scam works like this: Person calling says, "This is (name), and I'm calling from the Security and Fraud Department at VISA. My badge ...
Wednesday, 28 January 2009
Credit Union Warns Of ATM Card Scam KPHO Phoenix, AZ - PHOENIX -- Credit Union West warns its customers to watch out for a recent ATM card scam. The bank said the e-mail- and text-based scam ...
Tuesday, 27 January 2009
Falmouth police warn of credit card scam Cape Cod Times, MA - FALMOUTH — Police are warning area residents of a telephone credit card scam that has been reported to them. The scam starts ...
Tuesday, 27 January 2009
CONSUMER ALERT: Phone scam circulating South Carolina Now, South Carolina - Now, it’sa credit card and ATM scam. Callers ask for personal information such as your birthdate, social security ...
Monday, 26 January 2009
Alert: Dangers of everyday technology KSLA-TV, LA - With her cell phone in hand, the attacker could have sent a text to her husband for valuable information like her ATM pin number. "We're ...
Monday, 26 January 2009
Schneider: Scammers' latest: Text messaging their appeals Lansing State Journal, MI - Your ATM card has been suspended. To reactivate call urgent at 866-389-9874." Aside from the mangled ...
Saturday, 24 January 2009
National phishing scam targets Sprint cell customers TMCnet - Your ATM card has been deactivated, and it is urgent that you call the following number." Those who send a text message to the ...
Saturday, 24 January 2009
Officials: Beware of text-message scam Hilton Head Island Packet, SC - A man reported to deputies Tuesday that he received a text message on his cell phone from an unknown sender that said ...
Wednesday, 21 January 2009
Text message scam in the Low Country WTOC, GA - Law enforcement officer Ray Heroux alerted deputies of a text message he received yesterday on his cell phone, saying his ATM card had been ...
Wednesday, 21 January 2009
City hands out energy-saving bulbs istockAnalyst.com (press release), OR - Customers who responded were asked for the PINs for their ATM cards and the expiration date. On Monday, customers ...
Wednesday, 21 January 2009
Warning Against Text Message Scam WSAV-TV, GA - Your ATM card has been suspended. To reactivate, call urgent at 877-526-9331.” The complainant contacted the provided phone number, where ...
Wednesday, 21 January 2009
Residents warned of bank scam Beaufort Gazette, SC - Your ATM card has been suspended. To reactivate, call urgent at 877-526-9331." The man said he called the number, where he was asked to ...
Wednesday, 21 January 2009
Scam Phone Calls Target Bank Customers, Others Greeneville Sun, TN - You are told that your ATM/Debit card has a problem. You are instructed to enter your card number, expiration date, and ...
Tuesday, 20 January 2009
Phone Scam Becomes Increasing Problem South Korea - Leading him to an automated teller machine (ATM), the suspects instructed Choi to move his money into their ``safe'' bank account. ... ...
Monday, 19 January 2009
Police log Chambersburg Public Opinion, PA - FCTCU is not associated with the calls, he said, and the credit union is reporting it as a scam attempting to obtain ATM card numbers so bank ...
Sunday, 18 January 2009
522. ATMsecurity.com Monthly Digest - Dec 2008
(Digests/DFR Observations and Comment)
...    Vishing / Phishing   A variant of phishing which rather than using an e-mail or website to trick consumers into divulging card and PIN details uses automated telephone calls was prevalent ...
Friday, 09 January 2009
Local bank warns customers of phishing scam WBXH, LA - 06 January 2009 - Your ATM card has been suspended. To reactivate call urgent at 1-866-371-XXXX." American Gateway Bank says they never ...
Tuesday, 06 January 2009
Local bank warns of phishing scam WBXH, LA - 06 January 2009 - Your ATM card has been suspended. To reactivate call urgent at 1-866-371-XXXX." American Gateway Bank says they never call the ...
Tuesday, 06 January 2009
Murugiah: We'll wait for the probe New Straits Times, Malaysia - 05 January 2009 - PETALING JAYA: The Public Complaints Bureau is waiting for Bank Negara to conclude its investigation on ...
Monday, 05 January 2009
Columnist (Almost) Gets Lump Of Coal In Christmas Stocking Harrisonburg Daily News Record, VA - Jan 2, 2009 ... damage would be done - the guilty party enjoying a last-minute Christmas shopping ...
Friday, 02 January 2009
Columnist (Almost) Gets Lump Of Coal In Christmas Stocking Rocktown Weekly, VA - Jan 2, 2009 ... damage would be done - the guilty party enjoying a last-minute Christmas shopping spree with ...
Friday, 02 January 2009
Phishing, vishing, SMishing Examiner.com - A typical message reads: Your ATM card has been suspended. Please call 1-800-XXXX to reactivate. Sometimes they suggest a data security breach occurred. ...
Friday, 26 December 2008
Power company warns of scam Nevada Appeal, NV - 24 Dec 2008 “If someone wanted to pay their power bill by credit card, ATM card or check-by-phone, it is the customer who must initiate a call ...
Wednesday, 24 December 2008
Power company warns of scam Nevada Appeal, NV - 24 Dec 2008 “If someone wanted to pay their power bill by credit card, ATM card or check-by-phone, it is the customer who must initiate a call ...
Wednesday, 24 December 2008
Phone call phishing scam targeting Montgomery County Clarksville Online, TN - This appears to be a phishing scam, an unauthorized attempt to gain bank account, credit card or ATM card ...
Tuesday, 23 December 2008
Bank alerts customers to bogus ATM calls Burlington Hawk Eye,  United States - KEOKUK -- First Community Bank in Keokuk is warning credit and debit cardholders of a fraud attack targeting ...
Saturday, 13 December 2008
Shelters open in Worcester, Schoharie County Oneonta Daily Star, NY - Redmons said Friday that at least one Oneonta resident reported receiving an automated phone calll with a message about ...
Friday, 12 December 2008

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