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What is the Notification Dept, Risk Matrix, and Merchant Services?

Did you receive a call from “the Notification Dept” of “Merchant Services” advising of a “risk matrix” change? It is NOT your merchant services company calling! The caller will give over a code of letters and/or numbers, and advise that … Continue reading

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Scam Alert: PowerBall does not have a Facebook lottery.

ATLANTA – December 7, 2015 — Claims of a fictitious Facebook lottery are cropping up once again, replete with the usual bad grammar, punctuation errors, and broken English. This time, users from Marietta and other areas of Cobb and Fulton County … Continue reading

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Lawsuit: professional beggars scammed the public for nearly $160 Million

“Spare a buck?  I need a BMW.”  Chances are, you’d laugh and say no.  But wear pink & say “cancer,” and the story changes – to the tune of $158 Million, according to the FTC in a lawsuit. Three executives for cancer charities agreed … Continue reading

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Earnest Smith wants to ban Internet mockery, becomes a magnet for more satire.

A Georgia legislator has felt the Internet burn of ‘Shop mockery, something that memes made intensely popular.  Now he wants to ban Internet butthurt. Are you ready?  Get those Mandrill Baboon butts ready… someone needs to file a challenge lawsuit ASAP … Continue reading

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