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Public health agencies, for instance, are already using Nextdoor to announce their vaccine distribution plans, including keeping locals up to date on vaccine distribution, connecting locals with experts, and warning about potential vaccine scams.
HOW THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC BROKE NEXTDOORREBECCA HEILWEILFEBRUARY 9, 2021VOX
A supply of email accounts with strong reputations from which to send scam mails—check.
PHISHING SCAM HAD ALL THE BELLS AND WHISTLES—EXCEPT FOR ONEDAN GOODINJANUARY 21, 2021ARS TECHNICA
That same year, Vice uncovered a nationwide bait-and-switch scam in which hosts gouged guests for higher prices.
BY CLAMPING DOWN ON DC RIOTERS, AIRBNB IS FINALLY ACTING LIKE IT OWNS THE PLACERANI MOLLAJANUARY 15, 2021VOX
I found two roommates and a cheap, spacious apartment, but the apartment turned out to be a scam.
FIRST-YEAR FALL, OFF CAMPUSKATIE MCLEANDECEMBER 18, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
This is especially the case given past controversies involving crowdfunded investment opportunities, which in some cases have proved to be outright scams.
INDIEGOGO FOUNDER LAUNCHES VINCENT, A SITE TO DISCOVER ALTERNATIVE INVESTMENTSJEFFDECEMBER 8, 2020FORTUNE
Centralized exchanges have been known for operational failures like front running, exit scams and exchange hacks.
AS CRYPTO COMES BACK, BINANCE-BACKED INJECTIVE PROTOCOL LAUNCHES TESTNET FOR ITS DEFI TRADING PLATFORMMIKE BUTCHERDECEMBER 3, 2020TECHCRUNCH
If people are racking up debt or falling victim to financial scams or fraud, it could prevent them from having the necessary funds to care for themselves as their condition worsens.
DEMENTIA MAY CAUSE MAJOR FINANCIAL PROBLEMS LONG BEFORE DIAGNOSIS, MAKING EARLY DETECTION CRITICALALLYSON CHIUNOVEMBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The campaign is aimed at helping consumers spot, avoid and report online scams.
SOCIAL SHORTS: SNAPCHAT’S TIKTOK RIVAL IS HERE, FACEBOOK TEAMS WITH BBB FOR AD REVIEWSGINNY MARVINNOVEMBER 30, 2020SEARCH ENGINE LAND
Women are especially vulnerable to such scams according to reports.
SAFETY TIPS FOR ONLINE DATING IN 2020LGBTQ-EDITOROCTOBER 18, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
Many of these scams aren’t new, but there may be a new twist on them.
PROTECT YOUR MONEY AND YOURSELFCMURRAYOCTOBER 6, 2020ESSENCE.COM
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
JULY 27, 2021
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WORDS RELATED TO SCAM

  • bamboozle
  • bluff
  • cheat
  • chicane
  • con
  • deceive
  • delude
  • diddle
  • dupe
  • fake out
  • flimflam
  • fox
  • gull
  • hoax
  • hoodwink
  • jive
  • juke
  • kid
  • lead on
  • make believe
  • outfox
  • play a trick on
  • play-act
  • pretend
  • put on
  • put one over on
  • scam
  • snow
  • spoof
  • suck in
  • take in
  • trifle
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