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US Army recruits take their service oath in an enlistment ceremony before the Denver Broncos against Kansas City Chiefs NFL football game in Denver November 14, 2010.

Fake text messages about a military draft are being sent to Americans, the US Army warns

The messages claimed the sender was "contacting you through mail several times and have had no response," according to pictures obtained by Insider.

A new anti-robocall law pummels spam callers with fines and pressures phone companies to stop robocalls in their tracks — but it won’t end...

The TRACED Act increases fines on spam callers and requires phone companies to stop robocalls and identify spoofed numbers with fake Caller IDs.
Scammers are trying to trick people with puppies.

Fake pet sellers are duping puppy lovers with a scam that promises them adorable pets that don’t exist

People are encountering fake ads with adorable puppies for sale. Most don't receive any pet after they wire money to the sellers.

Videos show dramatic arrests of 1,000 people allegedly behind Malaysia’s largest Chinese-run online scam syndicate

Watch as people behind Malaysia's largest online scam syndicate run by Chinese nationals try to evade capture.

Costco says a $75 coupon going viral on Facebook is fake

A similar hoax circulated on Facebook last year. It said Costco would give every family a free $75 coupon in honor of the company's 50th anniversary.

A UK couple spent $11,800 on an Airbnb rental in Ibiza that doesn’t actually exist

Ian and Denise Feltham, who live in London, paid for their Airbnb rental ahead of their two-week trip to Ibiza at the end of September.

Slow internet? Singaporeans cheated of S$1.5 million by scammers pretending to be from Singtel

Victims of such scams should turn their computers off immediately.
A woman uses a laptop.

An international gang has been charged in a widespread romance scam that defrauded businesses and elderly women out of at least $6 million

Federal authorities said that 17 people had been arrested in the United States, including 14 in the Los Angeles area.
John Lambert has been accused of pretending to be a lawyer.

The co-founder of Students for Trump has pleaded guilty to posing as a lawyer and scamming clients out of $46,000

Lambert was arrested in April for posing as a powerful New York attorney despite never having gone to law school. He was actually an undergraduate student based in North Carolina at the time.