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MONAGHAN WOMAN LOSES OVER €1,000 IN CRUEL INTERNET SCAM

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16 Dec 2011 Comments Off on MONAGHAN WOMAN LOSES OVER €1,000 IN CRUEL INTERNET SCAM

By Cianna McNally Following on from last week’s front page story on Internet hackers a local man contacted the Northern Standard on behalf of his wife who was recently scammed out of over €1,000. An Internet hacker masquerading as a friend of the woman, who is profoundly deaf and does not wish to be named, contacted her through Facebook and told her that they had won prizes. The hackers told the victim that if she followed the same steps as her ‘friend’ she could also win prizes. They asked her for ...

BEWARE INTERNET SCAMS - GLASLOUGH WOMAN’S CAUTIONARY TALE

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9 Dec 2011 Comments Off on BEWARE INTERNET SCAMS - GLASLOUGH WOMAN’S CAUTIONARY TALE
BEWARE INTERNET SCAMS - GLASLOUGH WOMAN’S CAUTIONARY TALE

By Cianna McNally A MONAGHAN  woman has warned the public to be wary of an Internet scam after she became a victim of hackers. Azelia Jackson is a professional freelance make-up artist and runs her own school of make-up in Glaslough. She conducts much of her business through email and on Monday last, 28th November, she received a number of emails claiming to be from Yahoo accounts department asking her to verify her email address by responding with her password. The email stated that this needed to be done due ...