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Internet Scams

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Philadelphia Man Pleads Guilty to $100,000 String of Internet Frauds

The defendant, Dave Brister, has admitted cheating a couple of dozen victims out of a total of about $100,000 even as countless others were being targeted.

03/24/2014

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Te’o Case Highlights Dangers of Internet, Local Cybersecurity Expert Warns

It may have been a type of Internet hoax called “catfishing.” That’s a scam in which an online persona is created to reel in someone else.

01/18/2013