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Bell Atlantic already has received reports that con artists are trying such scams in some areas this holiday season.
3) When using a calling card at a public pay phone, keep the card covered from other persons' view; stand in front of the phone when dialing, so con artists can't see the numbers being dialed.
Having lost 80% of his net worth to a con artist, Cravens did extensive research and discovered that over 80,000 Americans fall victim to con artists every day.
As people increasingly turn to online social networking sites to interact with one another, so have con artists who lurk in the virtual shadows with shady investment deals to pitch to unsuspecting investors, states the commission.
Now there's a place to take stock of our most memorable crooks: The Con Artist Hall of Infamy (http://www.
In most cases, the company knows that the con artist received the letter when the supplier comes to get the product.
7 AMERICAN HUSTLE (2013) TWO con artists, played by Christian Bale and Amy Adams are caught and then forced by the FBI to perform a sting operation against corrupt politicians in this entertaining yarn.
Borrowing a favorite tactic of con artists, AARP Fraud Watch Network staff and volunteers from New York and New England states joined to operate their own telephone call bank today in Boston.
7AMERICAN HUSTLE (2013) TWO con artists, played by Christian Bale and Amy Adams are caught and then forced by the FB I to perform a sting operation against corrupt politicians in this entertaining yarn.
The con artist said he simply wanted Dh1,600, so the victim, who already owns a white iPhone4S, took a closer look at the phone to check the identification number.
CON ARTIST can defy a lengthy lay-off and top weight in the Ripon, Yorkshire's Garden Racecourse Handicap (3.
HOLDEN - A flimflam con artist confused two clerks at the Subway shop on Main Street yesterday afternoon with repeated requests to change $50 bills and made off with an undisclosed amount from the register.