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A Twisted Hoax in Southern Australia
3 weeks ago

A Twisted Hoax in Southern Australia

In 2012, the threats began to pour into the home of Tabitha Lean, her husband Simon Craig Peisley, along with the couple’s two minor children. At first, it was phone …
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The Family: Unseen, Unknown, Unheard
2 months ago

The Family: Unseen, Unknown, Unheard

By  •  Fraud, Bizarre

From the outside, The Family may have looked something like a fairytale. Hidden away in a lovely but isolated countryside home lived a family of many obedient blonde children, all …
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The Poetic Court Testimony of Leonard Cohen
3 months ago

The Poetic Court Testimony of Leonard Cohen

In 2016 we suffered another great loss to the music world. The legendary poet and singer Leonard Cohen, with his shaky, monotone crooning, may have not been for everyone, but …
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Florida Man Catfishes Disabled Woman for Sex and Money
8 months ago

Florida Man Catfishes Disabled Woman for Sex and Money

If it wasn’t apparent from the recent Orlando shootings, the tragic murder of up and coming star Christina Grimmie, or the tragic accident at the Magic Kingdom where a toddler …
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Protecting Yourself from Ransomware
8 months ago

Protecting Yourself from Ransomware

By  •  Fraud

With criminals growing more tech-savvy by the day, the days of bank heists and back ally holdups are practically a thing of the past. Money is no longer physical currency, …
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Virtual Kidnapping
9 months ago

Virtual Kidnapping

Imagine one day you suddenly get a call from a strange number. You stare at your phone for a minute and attempt to determine what the call may be regarding. …
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Drive-Thru Theft
1 year ago

Drive-Thru Theft

By  •  Fraud

Social media has been buzzing after cellphone footage of a customer confronting a Starbucks employee, whom she believes had stolen her credit card information, has gone viral. In the video …
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Five of the Worst Information Leaks of 2015
1 year ago

Five of the Worst Information Leaks of 2015

By  •  Fraud

Less than 20 years ago, crooks looking to get their hands on quick cash would likely steal checks, snatch a purse or, if they were seeking a really big haul, …
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5 Bizarre Counterfeit Products
1 year ago

5 Bizarre Counterfeit Products

When we hear of counterfeit product rings, often we assume that they involve illegally reproducing high-ticket items such as designer handbags, consumer electronics and pirated DVDs. While these are all …
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The Rise and Fall of Mt. Gox
1 year ago

The Rise and Fall of Mt. Gox

By  •  Fraud

In August of 2015, Mark Karpeles, CEO of one of the world’s largest bitcoin exchange websites was arrested in connection with defrauding users out of millions of dollars worth of …
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