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More Scams To Be Aware Of

Answer your phone, open your e-mails and the scams find you!

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–03/06/2015

Spam, Gmail, Hoax, Junk Mail, Computer

How To Spot Suspicious Emails

Here are some ways to spot a malicious email just in case your spam filter doesn’t catch it.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–03/05/2015

Veterans charity

More Ways To Protect Yourself From Fraud

Attorney General Healey’s office has joined the battle to protect against fraud and will be holding informational meetings around the state all week.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–03/04/2015

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How To Avoid Fraud

If you think you’ve found a good deal but you aren’t familiar with the company, check it out online using search words like “review,” “complaint,” or “scam.”

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–03/03/2015

Eldo Kim. (Harvard University Photo)

Harvard Student Shackled In Court To Face Bomb Hoax Charge

A Harvard student charged with causing Monday’s bomb scare on campus appeared in federal court briefly Wednesday afternoon.

12/18/2013

MIT-Gunman

MIT Says Gunman Hoax Was Retaliation For Suicide Of Aaron Swartz

The caller identified MIT President Rafael Reif as the target, and said the alleged gunman was retaliating against people involved in the suicide of Aaron Swartz.

02/27/2013

Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Manti Te’o Girlfriend’s Death Apparently A Hoax

In a shocking announcement Wednesday night, Notre Dame said linebacker Manti Te’o was duped into an online relationship with a woman whose “death” from leukemia was faked by perpetrators of an elaborate hoax.

98.5 The Sports Hub–01/17/2013

Aubert Hall at the University of Maine in Orono (Photo Credit: UMaine.Edu)

UMaine Evacuates Building After Bomb Threat Hoax

The University of Maine says students are being allowed return to a building that houses chemistry and marine sciences classes following a bomb threat hoax.

03/15/2012

Coast Guard Says Gloucester Mayday Call Was A Hoax

The Coast Guard says a Mayday call reporting a sinking boat with two sailors on board in the waters off the coast of Gloucester earlier this month is now considered a hoax.

07/22/2011

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Man Arrested For Making Fake Bomb Threat At Logan

A man has been arrested after allegedly claiming to have a bomb in his car as it was undergoing routine security screening at a Logan Airport parking garage.

03/11/2011