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American Company Lost $100 Million in Largest Email Scam Ever, Government Says
According to the lawsuit, the perpetrators carried out the scam by creating a fake email address that resembled that of one of the company's vendors in Asia.
After Raising $4 Million, a Bladeless Razor Gets Cut by Kickstarter
The Skarp Laser Razor was supposed to take care of hairy situations, not create one.
Hong Kong's Central Bank Warns Against Investing in Bitcoin in Wake of Alleged Pyramid Scheme
When MyCoin suddenly shut down, some $387 million in investor cash bit the dust. Officials suspect that the exchange scammed customers all along.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Make More Happen
Holiday Returns Scammers to Cost Retailers Billions
An industry group's survey estimates scammers making returns will cost retailers $3.6 billion this holiday season.
6 Warning Signs You May Be Dealing With an SEO Scam Artist
Not only can these firms waste time and money -- they can actually hurt your website in the long run.
7 Persistent Myths About Intellectual Property
Misunderstandings about patents and copyrights can cost your business. Avoid these traps.
David G. Oberdick
What Not To Do: Lessons From 'The Wolf of Wall Street'
While lying and swindling may have scored entrepreneur Jordan Belfort fame and fortune, it ended up costing him everything. Here is how to make sure you stay on the right side of the tracks.
For Scammers, Obamacare Rollout a Fresh Opportunity to Strike
Consumer advocates and security experts warn that the implementation of the new health-care changes will create opportunities for fraudsters to steal consumers' money and personal information.
iPhone Software Glitch Puts Users at Risk for Scams
Security researcher identifies software flaw that enables scammers to send fraudulent text messages.
Social Media Con Artists a Rising Problem
Entrepreneurs that host online networking communities must be especially vigilant to protect their customers from scammers and spammers.
How to Keep Your Online Social Network Safe
Here are five things online business owners can do to help protect their users.
How to Avoid One of the Biggest Email Hacking Threats
Consider this advice to identify and avoid 'spear phishing' email -- cons designed specifically to target you and your business.
How to Scam-Proof Your Business
When a prospective tax scheme or business strategy sounds too good to be true, it usually is. Here are four of the most common cons that target business owners.
Mark J. Kohler
Think You Can Save Big by Incorporating in Nevada or Delaware? Think Again
Before you pay for an out-of-state registration for your business, consider the pitfalls.
Mark J. Kohler
Starting a Business
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