Local victim of ‘Hackers for Hire’ scam speaks out

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans OSWEGO, Ill. One day after two teenagers were charged in a worldwide “Hackers for Hire” scheme, one of their Chicago-area victims is speaking out. Blair Strater is a computer whiz from Oswego who got caught up online with the wrong The…

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Augusta identity theft case not typical scam

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Patsy or big fish? One thing true of Brian Wu was that he pilfered more than $2,000 in the Augusta area over the span of just two days. He was first arrested in Aiken County for the same criminal acts in…

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Police Warn of New Phone Scam

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Scammers already have your credit card number but need something from you to access the account Beverly Hills police have issued a warning about a credit card scam that was reported by a resident. The scammer calls would-be victims on the…

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TIGTA Announces Significant Arrests In Massive IRS Phone Scam

Your ads will be inserted here byEasy Plugin for AdSense.Please go to the plugin admin page toPaste your ad code OR Suppress this ad slot. Scammers are still targeting taxpayers. Nearly 6,400 victims have collectively paid over $36.5 million to scammers posing as Internal Revenue Service (IRS) officials since October…

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IRS warns of recent tax scam

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Congress did approve a $290 million budget hike for the IRS, but that money is going to be used to improve customer-service issues – not tax compliance and enforcement, reports USA Today. The best way to check the status of a…

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Credit card scam covers 4 counties

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans An alleged credit card fraud spree was so widespread it could take another month for the rest of the evidence to roll in. Cynthia Johnson and Vanessa Ravare are charged with running up and down Interstate 70, and using forged Capital…

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Law enforcement warn of gift card scam

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans As the holiday shopping season revs up, law enforcement agencies and the Better Business Bureau are reminding shoppers and retailers of just how good thieves can be in stealingCREDIT CARD information. This time of the year, officials are focused on gift…

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