Common scams in Palo Alto Crimes & Incidents, posted by Editor, Palo Alto Online, on Mar 9, 2012 at 12:12 pm
The number of scams listed by the FBI is mind-spinning: telemarketing fraud, the Nigerian letter, advance-fee schemes, health care and health-insurance bonds, letter of credit, Ponzi schemes, pyramid schemes, Internet fraud, credit-card fraud, funeral and cemetery schemes, reverse mortgages -- even tax-refund scams.
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Posted by Gopal Das, a resident of the Charleston Meadows neighborhood, on Mar 12, 2012 at 6:33 am
Unfortunately, there are still tons of scams out there…There is a new iPhone app recently released, called Scam Detector, which exposes like 500 scams. It is worth checking it out, if you have an iPhone. The app is also online - they have a free web version, if interested. Google it, it's kinda cool, actually.