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  2. 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 ...

  3. Technical support scam - Wikipedia

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    Tech support scammers are regularly targeted by scam baiting, with individuals seeking to raise awareness of these scams by uploading recordings on platforms like YouTube, cause scammers inconvenience by wasting their time and protect potential victims.

  4. Jim Browning (YouTuber) - Wikipedia

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    He started his YouTube channel to upload footage to send to authorities as evidence against scammers. [4] He has since carried out various investigative scam baits , in which he infiltrates computer networks run by scammers who claim to be technical support experts [1] or pose as US IRS agents and use remote desktop software or social engineering .

  5. 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.

  6. Bitconnect - Wikipedia

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    History. Bitconnect was released in 2016 with the goal of allowing users to lend the value of Bitconnect Coin in return for interest payments. The marquee program was the so-called lending platform where users traded Bitcoin for Bitconnect Coin and could lock in the instantaneous value of the coin for a set period of time while earning interest calculated daily.

  7. Scareware - Wikipedia

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    Scareware is part of a class of malicious software that includes rogue security software, ransomware and other scam software that tricks users into believing their computer is infected with a virus, then suggests that they download and pay for fake antivirus software to remove it.

  8. Tatra (company) - Wikipedia

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    Tatra is a Czech vehicle manufacturer from Kopřivnice.It is owned by the Tatra Trucks company, and it is the third oldest company in the world producing cars with an unbroken history.

  9. High-yield investment program - Wikipedia

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    In 2010, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) warned that "[t]he con artists behind HYIPs are experts at using social media — including YouTube, Twitter and Facebook — to lure investors and create the illusion of social consensus that these investments are legitimate."