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Monday, March 15, 2010

Internet fraud more than doubled in 2009

The dollar loss was about $559.7 million, compared to $264.6 million in 2008, the Internet Crime Complaint Center reports. One of the biggest sources of complaints involved scams where con artists posed as the FBI to get average citizens' information. This is among the reported complaints, though -- experts think the problem is a lot worse than what's officially recorded.

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