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FBI Warns Public about Oil-Spill Scammers

Whenever there is a natural disaster, there is a criminal waiting for the opportunity to cash in. The FBI yesterday announced that an existing fraud tip line is now accepting information from the public about suspected fraud associated with the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. As seen with Hurricane Katrina …

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FBI, NCDF Hotline Effort to Combat Haitian, Chilean Disaster Fraud

Following the earthquake in Haiti, the FBI and the National Center for Disaster Fraud launched a phone hotline for people to report suspected fraud associated with relief efforts. Now, the two agencies have joined forces again to identify similar fraud activity emerging from the Chilean earthquake disaster. The National Center …

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