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Gumtree a top target
« on: Tuesday, 07 January, 2014 @ 18:46:35 »
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Police receive 250 calls a week about scams on Gumtree: Criminals use site to target consumers
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2530935/Police-receive-250-calls-week-scams-Gumtree-Criminals-use-site-target-consumers.html


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Predators lurking in the online small ads: From conmen to sex attackers, how criminals are stalking free internet sites for next victims
  •     Criminals are using Gumtree to target consumers, it has been revealed
  •     Site does not require users to register or provide their name and address
  •     This means fraudsters can remain anonymous while preying on victims
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2534905/Predators-lurking-online-small-ads-From-conmen-sex-attackers-criminals-stalking-free-internet-sites-victims.html


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Gumtree sexual assault claim: Woman invited masseur to home for discounted treatment
http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/gumtree-sexual-assault-claim-brighton-2995503


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Mother ‘tried to sell baby’ with Gumtree advert asking for £150,000
Woman from Bradford has now had her two children taken away by social services but says the post was just a ‘silly joke’
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/crime/mother-tried-to-sell-baby-with-gumtree-advert-asking-for-150000-9028198.html


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