This is our 500th issue -- a landmark for what has turned out to be possibly the world's longest-running, continuously "published" consumer newsletter about the online fraud and offline con tricks we know as "scams."
Our story goes back almost 18 years, when entrepreneurs Audri and Jim Lanford co-founded Scambusters.
In those days, the Internet was barely a twinkle in most people's eyes but Audri and Jim had spotted what was about to happen.
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