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Army CID warns of Internet sextortion scams

Army CID warns of Internet sextortion scams

| March 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

As part of a continuing campaign to help prevent Soldiers and other members of the Army community from becoming victims of crime, Special Agents from the U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command, commonly known as Army CID, are once again cautioning the Army community about ongoing Internet based “sextortion” scams.

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IRS kicks off annual list of most prevalent tax scams:

IRS kicks off annual list of most prevalent tax scams:

| March 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

Kicking off the annual “Dirty Dozen” list of tax scams, the Internal Revenue Service today warned taxpayers of the ongoing threat of internet phishing scams that lead to tax-related fraud and identity theft.

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VA, FCC aim to protect you from robocalls

VA, FCC aim to protect you from robocalls

| December 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) continue to team up to combat illegal robocalls targeting Americans, including Veterans and their families.

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CID says to beware of ‘hijacked’ webcam scams

CID says to beware of ‘hijacked’ webcam scams

| October 18, 2018 | 0 Comments

U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command (CID) is warning individuals to be on the lookout for cybercriminals who are attempting to blackmail victims with compromising videos.

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Army CID warns Army community of disaster fraud schemes, scams

Army CID warns Army community of disaster fraud schemes, scams

| September 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

The U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command is alerting the Army community to be on the lookout for “Disaster Fraud” charitable schemes and repair scams.

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Exchange warns shoppers about ‘Exchange Inc.’ scams

Exchange warns shoppers about ‘Exchange Inc.’ scams

| August 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is warning military shoppers about scammers offering to broker the sale of used cars, trucks, motorcycles, boats and boat engines through the Department of Defense retailer using the name “Exchange Inc.”

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‘Sextortion’ scams continue to occur, so don’t give into scammer’s demands

‘Sextortion’ scams continue to occur, so don’t give into scammer’s demands

| April 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

The U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command’s Computer Crime Investigative Unit (CCIU) continues to caution the Army community to be on the lookout for all types of “sextortion scams” where criminals will use any dishonest method to make contact with potential victims and then attempt to blackmail them.

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CID warns Army community about social media scams

CID warns Army community about social media scams

| March 22, 2018 | 0 Comments

U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command’s (CID) Computer Crime Investigative Unit (CCIU) is once again warning Soldiers and the Army community to be on the lookout for “social media scams” where cybercriminals impersonate service members by using actual and fictitious information, not just for “trust-based relationship scams,” also known as Romance Scams, but for other impersonation crimes, such as sales schemes and advance fee schemes.

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IRS tips help all taxpayers avoid scams

IRS tips help all taxpayers avoid scams

| March 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Internal Revenue Service reminds taxpayers to be careful with continuing aggressive phone scams as criminals pose as IRS agents in hopes of stealing money.

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Criminal Investigation Division warns to beware of online scams

Criminal Investigation Division warns to beware of online scams

| July 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

The U.S. Army Criminal Investigation Command is once again warning Soldiers and the Army community to be on the lookout for “online scams” where criminals will try a myriad of tactics where unsuspecting victims can lose money, have their identity stolen, be extorted or have their photographs posted without consent.

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