We've all had emails like that filling our inboxes, and we all know to ignore them. There's a new generation of internet scams, however, which are harder to spot. Ryan LaBarge was nearly taken by a new plague on the popular classifieds site craigslist, where scammers offer non-existent homes for sale and solicit deposits from unsuspecting buyers. Jacqui Cheng of Ars Technica talks us through the new scam and how rip-offs have evolved as internet usage has become more and more widespread. Amir Orad, executive vice president of the anti-fraud firm Actimize and an expert on financial crime and online security, talks with us about methods to keep yourself safe online.
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