Long running fraudster’s luck finally runs out

Online scams are as ubiquitous as mosquitoes in a swamp; they pop up everywhere in various guises – some so obvious that only the most gullible could fall for them, some so devious and expertly constructed that even experienced scam-detectors can be convinced. The majority fall somewhere in between, directed at a specific segment of […]

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Ebay scammer named and shamed

A serial fraudster by the name of Elengo Papacostas has earned a reputation due to the several online frauds he has committed. This buyer had received multiple complaints from sellers who put up event tickets for sale on eBay, and have the money swiped back on Paypal’s system classified as a disputed transaction. eBay uses […]

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Networks complain about Apple distribution

Several anonymous telecoms operators made complaints over how Apple distributes its most popular devices, the iPhone and the iPad, to network carriers. The New York Times also received complaints from an anonymous source that stated these were particularly aimed at France, although other countries in Western Europe are also affected. The said complaints were from […]

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