Internet scam

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Internet fraud has unfortunately became part on the Internet. They often merge sophisticated computer with age old trap to get user to send fund or getting your personal information. This are just some example of a counterfeit check scam that could leave you scratching your head. Most victims of this scams are the unemployed and taken full advantage of countless people. On a recent article of SPAMfighter a Private Investigator from South Africa, becomes a victim of an Internet Scam. See the article below.

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Iol.co.za reported on 12th March, 2014 stating that the name of Mike Bolhuis, Private Investigator and Head of Specialized Security Services of South Africa, has been exploited in an attempted online scam.

The email sent to more than 3000 people in his mailing list on 11th March, 2014 asking them to deposit R43,555 ($3,200) via Western Union into an off-shore account to “assist” Bolhuis in returning to South Africa from Europe by catching a plane. The email also said he had been attacked and beaten while operating as an undercover and the matter should be kept secret.”

Iol.co.za published a report on 12th March, 2014 quoting Bolhuis as saying that the scam was the result of his exposition and investigation of an online scam organization in Tongaat, KwaZulu-Natal (South Africa).

According to Bolhuis, he started getting of text-messages expressing concern minutes after the email was sent.

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