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Email-scamming princess asks comedian to marry her

Email-scamming princess asks comedian to marry her In this week's Scamalot episode, a princess from Zimbabwe with a large inheritance wants to run away with comedian James Veitch to get away from her wicked uncle.Subscribe to Mashable's YouTube for new episodes of Scamalot every Friday.

NZ school bomb scare: No real threat, overseas calls

NZ school bomb scare: No real threat, overseas calls The New Zealand Police have confirmed the calls that triggered several evacuations of schools around the country came from overseas and that there were no actual threats to the schools involved.The Police said further investigation found the calls has originated from overseas.

Kylie Jenner might be scamming lip kit customers by repackaging old shades

Kylie Jenner might be scamming lip kit customers by repackaging old shades Now Kylie Costmetics is embroiled in another kontroversy after fans started accusing the celebriteen of repackaging old lip kit shades as "limited edition" hues.The Holiday Lip Kit Set included a shade called Blitzen, billed as a "warmer version" of the existing shade, Spice.

At it again: Scammers targeting Kiwi elderly

At it again: Scammers targeting Kiwi elderly The New Zealand Police are warning the public about a phone scam targeting elderly residents to dupe them into giving out their personal information.The scam was first reported by the Bankers Association on 2 February 2017, where scammers were posing as workers from utility companies and banks.

T-Mobile’s new features aim to stamp out scam calls made to subscribers

T-Mobile’s new features aim to stamp out scam calls made to subscribers Named Scam ID and Scam Block, they work in different ways to safeguard users, relying on the carrier’s patent-pending call analysis technology and a constantly updating database of known frauds.When a user receives a call flagged by Scam ID, it will be identified as “Scam Likely” in place of the caller ID.

Fake VPN services are popping up after GOP Congress kills privacy rules

Fake VPN services are popping up after GOP Congress kills privacy rules Interest in VPNs has skyrocketed as a result, but at least a few scam companies are trying to take advantage of the trend.We’ve written our own guide to VPN services and I’ve personally had good luck with GoldenFrog’s VyprVPN as well.

$43 million was found in a Nigerian apartment and everyone made the same joke

$43 million was found in a Nigerian apartment and everyone made the same joke Bet you regret deleting all those emails you got from that Nigerian prince.dollar notes was uncovered in an apartment in Nigeria by the country's Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.

The Nintendo Switch Emulator That's Going Around is a Scam, Says the FTC

The Nintendo Switch Emulator That's Going Around is a Scam, Says the FTC If you've seen an ad or heard someone talk about a Nintendo Switch emulator, beware - the Federal Trade Commission says that it's a scam.With the scarcity of the Nintendo Switch, the idea of getting hold of an emulator can be awfully attractive.

Daughter tweets her mom's brilliant plan to screw over a Trump rally

Daughter tweets her mom's brilliant plan to screw over a Trump rally And when they are, it's OK, because they're moms and they can do whatever they want.She then received a text from her mom, Susan, that served as an explanation for the weird text.