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Fake monks? Buddhist leaders warn NYC tourists to be wary

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Buddhist leaders are sounding the alarm to tourists: Beware the “fake monks.” Men in orange robes claiming to be Buddhist monks are approaching visitors to some of the city’s most popular attractions, handing them shiny medallions and offering greetings of peace. They then …

IRS warns taxpayers about disturbing scam – Business Insider

Americans are failing to take simple precautions to protect their personal information. Even though tax fraud shows no sign of slowing down, Americans are failing to take simple precautions to best protect their personal information. A new report from the data security firm IDT911 found that tax-related fraud cases soared …

Google+ Scam Spreading Via Fake Invites [WARNING]

Malicious hackers have targeted Google’s social networking service, Google+, for the first time in a scam that involves fake invites to the service, Naked Security reports. The fake invites are spreading through email, and they look very similar to the actual invites to the service, down to the email address …