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Holiday Email Scams Target Shipped Packages

CRIME | Dec 11
Emails disguised to look like delivery notifications or confirmation to track an online order are part of holiday phishing. Security experts are warning shoppers about a slew of scam emails that can infect computers and even steal personal information.

Man Orders Penis Enhancer Online, Receives Magnifying Glass

INTERNATIONAL | By Bobby McGuire | Jun 12
A penis enhancing scam and a lawyer named "Kok" - this story has everything.

Canadian Assault Not A Hate Crime, Judge Says

NATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Apr 29
A Canadian judge in a hate crime case says that the incident was nothing of the sort, but rather an assault carried out in anger at an episode of deception and sexual exploitation.

FDA warns: Swine flu scams lurk on the Internet

PERSONAL TECH | By Marilynn Marchione | Oct 23
Products making bogus claims to prevent or treat swine flu are flooding the Internet as scam artists prey on the public’s fears while the vaccine is delayed and real Tamiflu is rationed.

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