Friday, August 23, 2013

Vanity Scam Targets Academics, Executives & Would-be Stars

The old saying that "pride goes before a fall" was never truer than when applied to a vanity scam.

These are the tricks con artists use to fool victims into thinking they've been singled out for some kind of honor -- with a costly sting in the tail.

And crooks, being resourceful people, can come up with some ingenious ways of convincing victims that their activities are genuine.

Their aim is either to steal personal information or fool people into paying for a non-existent event or publication.

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