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Investment Adviser Charged Over $8 Million Facebook Shares Fraud

AP | LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 05.19.2013 | Business

NEW YORK — A Florida investment adviser was charged Tuesday in an $8 million securities fraud scheme that federal prosecutors say capitalized on...

Facebook's Fraud Problem: Worse Than It Appears in Disclosures

Janet Tavakoli | Posted 01.26.2013 | Technology
Janet Tavakoli

No matter how you look at it, at the time of its IPO, Facebook either underreported the fraud problem, or the fraud growth soared. When was Facebook first invaded by this "new" herd of the walking dead? If Facebook didn't underreport, then why is fraud soaring?

Mark Zuckerberg's Value Problem: "My" Facebook Profile Was a Fraud, So Was "Warren Buffett's"

Janet Tavakoli | Posted 09.13.2011 | Technology
Janet Tavakoli

I don't like Facebook, and I don't trust Facebook. You don't even need an account to be punked by Facebook. Facebook doesn't know who is real and who isn't real. Many people may not even be aware there is an impostor profile of them on Facebook.

CT Attorney General Asks Facebook To Detail Fraud Response

WSJ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen is asking Facebook about how it detects and disables fraudulent accounts, after a state legislator said her...

Prosecutor: Facebook, Twitter Used In Stock Fraud

Yahoo! News | Grant McCool | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Facebook and Twitter social networking sites were used to tout stocks in a classic "pump and dump" fraud of about $7 million that was uncovered during...

4 Teens Sued For Obscene Fake Facebook Profile

mashable.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Imagine this: four teenagers take to Facebook to create a fake profile that continually misrepresents your son as a gay racist. Then consider that pro...