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  2. 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 ...

  3. Technical support scam - Wikipedia

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    Origin and distribution. The first tech support scams were recorded in 2008. Technical support scams have been seen in a variety of countries, including the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, India and South Africa.

  4. 2020 Twitter account hijacking - Wikipedia

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    On July 15, 2020, between 20:00 and 22:00 UTC, reportedly 130 high-profile Twitter accounts were compromised by outside parties to promote a bitcoin scam. Twitter and other media sources confirmed that the perpetrators had gained access to Twitter's administrative tools so that they could alter the accounts themselves and post the tweets directly.

  5. Bofors scandal - Wikipedia

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    The Bofors scandal was a major weapons-contract political scandal that occurred between India and Sweden during the 1980s and 1990s, initiated by Indian National Congress politicians and implicating the Indian prime minister, Rajiv Gandhi, and several other members of the Indian and Swedish governments who were accused of receiving kickbacks from Bofors AB, an arms manufacturer principally ...

  6. Joyce Hatto - Wikipedia

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    Joyce Hilda Hatto (5 September 1928 – 29 June 2006) was an English concert pianist and piano teacher. In 1956 she married William Barrington-Coupe, a record producer who was convicted of Purchase Tax evasion in 1966.

  7. Sahara India Pariwar investor fraud case - Wikipedia

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    The Sahara -SEBI case is the case of the issuance of Optionally Fully Convertible Debentures issued by the two companies of Sahara India Pariwar to which Securities and Exchange Board of India had claimed its jurisdiction and objected on why Sahara has not taken permission from it.

  8. Vivint - Wikipedia

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    Vivint is a public smart home company in the United States and Canada. It was founded by Keith Nellesen and Todd Pedersen in 1999.. In 2012, The Blackstone Group acquired Vivint for more than $2 billion.

  9. BEML Limited - Wikipedia

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    A probe into an alleged scam in the purchase of Tatra trucks for the Indian Army led to the suspension of the then-BEML chief by the Defence Ministry. Trailers. 20T (20Ton pay load, 8 Wheeled) 50T (50Ton pay load, 12 Wheeled) 70T (70Ton pay load, 40 Wheeled) References