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  2. Pork barrel scam - Wikipedia

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    The Priority Development Assistance Fund scam, also called the PDAF scam or the pork barrel scam, is a political scandal involving the alleged misuse by several members of the Congress of the Philippines of their Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF, popularly called "pork barrel"), a lump-sum discretionary fund granted to each member of Congress for spending on priority development ...

  3. Lottery scam - Wikipedia

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    Another type of lottery scam is a scam email or web page where the recipient had won a sum of money in the lottery. The recipient is instructed to contact an agent very quickly but the scammers are just using a third party company, person, email or names to hide their true identity, in some cases offering extra prizes (such as a 7 Day/6 Night ...

  4. Strip search phone call scam - Wikipedia

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    Casefile True Crime Podcast featured the scam in an episode in September 2020, episode titled “Case 157: The Strip Search Scam”. An animated short film Orders , [22] [23] which won the International Grand-Prix in the Kyiv International Short Film Festival 2021 [24] and received a Jury's Special Mention in the New Chitose Airport ...

  5. White van speaker scam - Wikipedia

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    The white van speaker scam is a scam sales technique in which a con artist makes a buyer believe they are getting a good price on home entertainment products. Often a con artist will buy inexpensive, generic speakers and convince potential buyers that they are premium products worth hundreds or thousands of dollars, offering them for sale at a price that the buyer thinks is heavily discounted ...

  6. Foreign exchange fraud - Wikipedia

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    US Government interventions. In August 2008, the CFTC set up a special task force to deal with growing foreign exchange fraud. In January 2010, the CFTC proposed new rules limiting leverage to 10 to 1, based on "a number of improper practices" in the retail foreign exchange market, "among them solicitation fraud, a lack of transparency in the pricing and execution of transactions ...

  7. Ketan Parekh - Wikipedia

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    Ketan Parekh is a former stockbroker from Mumbai, who was convicted in 2008 for involvement in the Indian stock market manipulation scam that occurred from late 1998 to 2001.

  8. Fantastic Adventures scandal - Wikipedia

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    The Fantastic Adventures scandal was a 2019 scandal in involving the YouTube channel Fantastic Adventures, run by Machelle Hackney Hobson of Maricopa, Arizona, United States.

  9. Ugland House - Wikipedia

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    Ugland House is a building located in George Town, Cayman Islands.Located at 121 South Church Street, the building is occupied by the law firm Maples and Calder and is the registered office address for 40,000 entities, including many major investment funds, international joint ventures and capital market issuers.