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Beware counterfeit tickets
June 3, 2014
With the Spurs playing in the NBA finals, the X Games hitting Austin this weekend, and summer concerts in full swing, many fans are eager to get tickets to their favorite event.  (More)
Understanding School Impersonation Fraud
May 6, 2014
SOURCE: Federal Bureau of Investigation  (More)
IC3 warns of cyber scams targeting universities, employees and students
May 6, 2014
SOURCE: Federal Bureau of Investigation, Internet Crime Complaint Center  (More)
Beware of phone scam alleging relative in legal, financial crisis
April 29, 2014
SOURCE: Federal Bureau of Investigation, Internet Crime Complaint Center  (More)
‘Cryptolocker’ malware program holds personal info for ransom
February 24, 2014
SAN ANTONIO, Texas – Better Business Bureau (BBB) serving Central, Coastal, Southwest Texas and the Permian Basin is warning consumers of a malware program that accesses your personal computer and holds it hostage. A release by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) explains that “Cryptolocker” encrypts all your personal documents, photos and files so you can no longer open them. Con artists then demand money in order to give you access again.  (More)
Callback scheme used in International Revenue Share Fraud
February 18, 2014
SOURCE: Federal Bureau of Investigation, Internet Crime Complaint Center  (More)
FBI warns of scams involving prepaid funerals
January 21, 2014
SOURCE: Federal Bureau of Investigation  (More)
Counterfeit Cosmetics, Fragrances Hazardous to Your Health
January 7, 2014
SOURCE: Federal Bureau of Investigation  (More)
FBI offers holiday shopping tips
December 3, 2013
The FBI reminds holiday shoppers to beware of cyber criminals who are out to steal money and personal information. Scammers use many techniques to defraud consumers, from phishing e-mails offering too good to be true deals on brand-name merchandise to offering quick cash to victims who will re-ship packages to additional destinations. Previously reported scams are still being executed today.  (More)
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