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RainbowRuth
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A cautionary tale! Of fraud

http://www.guardian.co.uk/money/2011/mar/19/online-fraud-google

 

Online fraud: Crooks Googled me

An advert in Mike Milotte's Gmail inbox encouraged him to spend £2,000 on a camera from a scam website. Why do the police, banks and Google do so little about this sort of deception

"We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars." Oscar Wilde

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Re: A cautionary tale! Of fraud

Hey for anyone who wants to get rid these ads from their Gmail account have a look at this article. 

http://www.gtricks.com/gmail-tricks/remove-advertisements-sponsored-links/

O2_Sheena
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Re: A cautionary tale! Of fraud

The exact same thing happened to a friend of mine, it could even be the same scam to be honest. The lengths people will go to is terrifying!