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#Online Scam

# online-scam - Monday 27 April, 2020

People warned not to fall for sextortion scam as criminals 'view pandemic as opportunity'
# Email Scam
# Email Scam

People warned not to fall for sextortion scam as criminals 'view pandemic as opportunity'

Apr 27th 2020, 7:10 AM 44,133 Views 13 Comments

There has been an increase in the number of online scams reported during the Covid-19 pandemic.

# online-scam - Wednesday 12 December, 2018

'I was shaking. I felt so lost and miserable': Sextortion victim on how online con made his life hell
# Sextortion
# Sextortion

'I was shaking. I felt so lost and miserable': Sextortion victim on how online con made his life hell

Dec 12th 2018, 6:15 AM 42,312 Views 7 Comments

A new TG4 documentary is examining the concept of online shaming.

# online-scam - Monday 13 February, 2017

Australians warned about Valentine's Day romance scams that target lonely older people
# Heartbreaking
# Heartbreaking

Australians warned about Valentine's Day romance scams that target lonely older people

Feb 13th 2017, 9:18 AM 10,242 Views 4 Comments

Romance scams cost victims more money than any other form of cheating.

# online-scam - Wednesday 16 November, 2016

Man arrested after 'attempting to sell stolen car he advertised online'
# Smashing The Car-tel
# Smashing The Car-tel

Man arrested after 'attempting to sell stolen car he advertised online'

Nov 16th 2016, 5:58 PM 24,534 Views 18 Comments

Gardaí have issued advice to any potential car buyers to double check the vehicle is legitimate.

# online-scam - Wednesday 16 November, 2011

Former US governor candidate stranded in Ukraine after online dating scam
# Stranded
From The Daily Edge
# Stranded

Former US governor candidate stranded in Ukraine after online dating scam

Nov 16th 2011, 6:48 PM 6,584 Views 25 Comments

“I was looking for a Ukrainian mate, a partner, somebody who would stay with me, be my wife,” said 53-year-old Cary Dolego.