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Volume: 7 Number: 1

Title: Internet ScamBusters

Source/Sponsoring Agency: ScamBusters.org; NETrageous Inc.

URL: http://www.scambusters.org/

Date Checked:       Status: Active

Date Annotated: 6/27/01

Topics: Commercial Law; Computer Law; Consumer Protection Law; Economics

Other keywords: Spam; Fraud; Internet

Contents: Internet ScamBusters, created and maintained by NETrageous Inc., was launched in 1996 as a public service to educate Web surfers about the large variety of scams perpetrated on the Internet. Internet ScamBusters is a monthly newsletter that reports on the types of fraudulent practices purveyed online and advises victims on how to take remedial action. The website for ScamBusters has archived copies of the e-Zine, links to scam-stopping resources, articles on topics such as hoaxes, viruses, credit card fraud, and e-mail spam, and a search engine for the site. Legal researchers will find the monthly newsletter and website a useful current-awareness tool for keeping up with current e-commerce scams, which cost businesses millions of dollars annually.

Author of Annotation: B. Kreisler


Last Modified: 6/20/2012