Category: Fraud

10 Blackmailers Arrested in Batam for Threatening to Spread Porn of Officials in China

Ten Chinese citizens have been arrested by members of the Sub-Directorate V Cyber Crime of the Special Criminal Investigation Directorate of the Riau Islands Police. The perpetrators – nine men and one woman – extorted foreign victims who are officials in China. “Using the MiChat application, they exhibited pornographic scenes to lure officials in China,” said the…
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July 11, 2022 0

Police Hunt Fake US Army Perpetrator in Rp2.4 billion Love Scam

The Greater Metropolitan Regional Police has recently arrested two of the three people suspected of being involved in a love scam case which defrauded an Indonesian citizen of up to Rp.2.4 billion.  The suspects currently in custody are a male foreigner from Nigeria with the initials UT and an Indonesian woman with the initials CS. …
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July 11, 2022 0

Internet Dating Scams

United States citizens should be alert to attempts at fraud by persons who profess friendship or romantic interest over the Internet. Correspondents who quickly move to discussion of intimate matters could well be scammers. If they are after your money, eventually they will ask for it. Once a connection is made, the correspondent typically asks…
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