Update on company that was pulling a massive telemarketing scam in the UK

Yesterday I posted a video by Jim Browning, who runs the Tech Support Scam website. In that video, Jim shows how he figured out the likely suspect behind a recent spate of telemarketing scam calls in the UK. In the video above, Jim reveals that the people he suspects to be behind the scam have disappeared from the Internet by wiping out their websites, Facebook pages, and LinkedIn accounts. Read the rest

Prankster sends a 419 scammer into a NSFW rage

Kvatch of The Hoax Hotel is masterful at playing rubes who fall for online scams. In this gem, he keeps an "FBI agent" named "Josh" on the line for nearly 22 minutes, riling him up until he's "the angriest scammer I've ever called." Read the rest

'Spam King' Sanford Wallace gets 2.5 years in prison for 27 million Facebook scam messages

A hacker who called himself 'Spam King' and sent 27 million unsolicited Facebook messages for a variety of scams has been sentenced to 30 months in jail. Read the rest