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  1. Spike in Fake ID Schemes Confounds Banks' Fraud FiltersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Financial Planning

    ... identities, is on the rise and hitting banks hard. In a classic example of synthetic identity fraud, fraudsters create fake IDs to obtain credit cards, diligently pay their bills for years and keep getting the credit limit raised. Once they've ...

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  2. Spike in Fake ID Schemes Confounds Banks' Fraud FiltersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | On Wall Street

    ... identities, is on the rise and hitting banks hard. In a classic example of synthetic identity fraud, fraudsters create fake IDs to obtain credit cards, diligently pay their bills for years and keep getting the credit limit raised. Once they've ...

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  3. China Accuses Alibaba of Failing to Curb Fake Goods, BribesRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    The scathing report by the State Administration for Industry & Commerce accused Alibaba of allowing merchants to operate without required business licenses, to run unauthorized stores that co-opt famous brands and to sell fake wine and handbags. Alibaba employees took bribes, and the e-commerce giant didn't fix flaws in customer feedback or internal credit- scoring systems, the report said.

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  4. China accuses Alibaba of lax oversight of merchantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Korea Herald

    Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. has a "credibility crisis" fueled by its failure to crack down on shady merchants, counterfeit goods, bribery and misleading promotions in online malls, the Chinese government said. The scathing report by the State Administration for Industry & Commerce accused Alibaba of allowing merchants to operate without required business licenses, to run unauthorized stores that co-opt famous brands and sell fake wine and handbags.

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  5. Fake debt collectors target Spanish speaking victims with threats, get years in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Local10.com

    After Spanish speaking undocumented victims in the United States were threatened with deportation, Angeluz Florida Corporation employees would tell them money could make their problem go away. Other threats included detention, negative marks on their credit reports, confiscation of property, costly litigation and community service requirements, for which they would need to take time off of work.

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  6. Doc or Crock: 6 Recent "Documentaries" That Have Been Accused of Being FakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Neatorama

    You remember that "documentary" about Megalodon that headlined Shark Week a couple of years ago, don't you? It kind of ruined the whole idea of Shark Week for many viewers, because we know that Megalodon is extinct, yet the entire production hinted at how they may be roaming our oceans today. Just like "reality TV," the term "documentary" has been tossed around enough lately that we don't even agree on what the term means.

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  7. Need a Fake Boyfriend or Girlfriend? This Ex-Lawyer Can HelpRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | FindLaw

    From the " here's what you can do when you don't want to be a lawyer anymore " files, have you tried becoming an Internet entrepreneur? Of course you have, but you aren't as inventive as Matthew Homann. With Invisible Boyfriend/Girlfriend, you get to pick what your fake better half looks like , his or her name, age, and interests.

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  8. Video: Cuba's Fake Internet Helps Young Cubans Connect OnlineRead the original story

    Monday Jan 26 | ClipSyndicate

    Cuba's status as one of the world's least-wired countries is central to the new relationship Wash... More>> Cuba's status as one of the world's least-wired countries is central to the new relationship Washington is trying to forge with Havana. Home internet connections are banned for all but a handful of Cubans, and the government charges nearly a quarter of a month's salary for an hour online in government-run hotels and Internet centers.

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  9. U.S. Settles Fake Facebook Page CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 | NewsFactor

    The Justice Department has reached a $134,000 settlement with a New York woman after federal drug agents used information from her cellphone to set up a fake Facebook page in her identity, a tactic that raised privacy concerns and led to a federal government review of the ruse, according to court papers filed Tuesday. The government did not admit wrongdoing as part of its settlement with Sondra Arquiett, which comes months after a judge referred both sides into mediation.

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  10. "Top 10 Scams" of 2014 released by BBBRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 25 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    ... Last year, scammers found new ways to steal from innocent consumers and businesses - through multiple data breaches, fake invoice schemes or pretending to be government officials. Some scams were widespread, getting a lot of people for small ...

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  11. Why fake-news industry isna t afraid of Facebook changesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | Daily Herald

    Facebook dealt a blow to the fake-news industry that could, in all likelihood, wipe it out: Starting this week, the site will cut down on the number of fake news stories that circulate in its News Feed -- and add a warning on hoax stories indicating that they're fake. No more will tales of lost civilizations flutter through your Facebook feed; no more scammy promises of Audis and million-dollar giveaways; no more surprise celebrity deaths that are not reported anywhere else.

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  12. While You Were Offline: American Sniper's Fake Baby and a Drug-Buying BotRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | Wired

    ... the many concerns surrounding American Sniper , none have grabbed the interest of the Internet as much as the clearly fake baby used in one scene with actors Bradley Cooper and Sienna Miller . Is it "the fakest baby in movie history " as claimed by ...

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  13. 625-Pound Michigan Man Sentenced To Prison In Fake Bomb Threat CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | CBS Local

    ... GRAND RAPIDS (AP) - A 625-pound western Michigan man has been sentenced to at least a year-and-a-half in prison for a fake bomb threat. The Grand Rapids Press reports a Kent County judge on Friday ordered 44-year-old Jeffery Klein to spend between ...

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  14. Did Facebook just kill Web's fake-news industry?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | Star Tribune

    Facebook has dealt a blow to the fake-news industry that could, in all likelihood, wipe it out: The site will cut down on the number of fake news stories that circulate in its News Feed and add a warning on hoax stories indicating that they're fake. No more will tales of lost civilizations flutter through your Facebook feed; no more scammy promises of Audis and million-dollar giveaways; no more surprise celebrity deaths that are not reported anywhere else.

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  15. What was fake on the Internet this week: 40-pound babies, topless...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 23 | The Washington Post

    There is so much fake stuff on the Internet in any given week that we've grown tired of debunking it all. Fake Twitter fights .

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  16. Media Shouldn't Be Fooled By Fake Neutrality Bill Backed By Broadband IndustryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Media Matters for America

    Media reports on the GOP's latest broadband industry-backed bill should take note that the legislation is net neutrality in name only. In reality, the bill would undermine the Federal Communications Commission's ability to enact net neutrality regulations and adequately protect broadband users and providers from data blocking, or slowing down or speeding up individual websites, and access fees.

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  17. Facebook tries to wipe out fake newsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | HeraldNet

    On Tuesday, Facebook dealt a blow to the fake-news industry that could, in all likelihood, wipe it out: Starting this week, the site will cut down on the number of fake news stories that circulate in its News Feed - and add a warning on hoax stories indicating that they're fake. No more will tales of lost civilizations flutter through your Facebook feed; no more scammy promises of Audis and million-dollar giveaways; no more surprise celebrity deaths that are not reported anywhere else.

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  18. Union County Teen Teen Pleads Guilty to Using Yik Yak to Report Fake Threat at High SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Patch.com

    A Cranford High School student who caused widespread panic by falsely reporting a threat at the high school has pled guilty to a third degree charge of creating a false public alarm. The 15-year-old Cranford teenager admitted to using the social media app, Yik Yak, to post a message alluding to a threat against Cranford High School students last October, acting Union County Prosecuto r Grace H. Park announced Wednesday.

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  19. Did Facebook just kill the Weba s burgeoning fake-news industry?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Washington Post

    On Tuesday, Facebook dealt a blow to the fake-news industry that could, in all likelihood, wipe it out: Starting this week, the site will cut down on the number of fake news stories that circulate in its News Feed - and add a warning on hoax stories indicating that they're fake. No more will tales of lost civilizations flutter through your Facebook feed; no more scammy promises of Audis and million-dollar giveaways; no more surprise celebrity deaths that are not reported anywhere else.

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  20. Fake Rob King ruling in hands of N.L. Supreme Court judgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | CBC News

    Lawyers for Rob King are seeking a Newfoundland and Labrador Supreme Court order to help unmask the identity of the person behind the Fake Rob King Twitter account. A Newfoundland and Labrador Supreme Court judge will soon decide whether to issue orders aimed at helping reveal the true identity of the person behind social media parody accounts lampooning fitness trainer and businessman Rob King.

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