The FBI warns that internet fraud is especially prevalent during the holiday shopping season.
At this time of year, the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center reminds consumers to be wary of Internet fraud during the holiday shopping season. Here are a few of the scams to look out for: The FBI's #1 tip to avoid being a victim of cyber scams: If it looks too good to be true, it probably is. Click here to read more from the FBI about the newest E-Scams & warnings. Click here to see which retailers are offering Cyber Monday specials.
Special agents from FBI Pittsburgh gave an Internet safety presentation after an Upper St. Clair girl fell victim in an Internet predator case.
An FBI investigation into who developed an online relationship with a 12-year-old Upper St. Clair girl and sent her inappropriate text messages ended Tuesday night. FBI agents arrested the suspect—a law enforcement employee in Los Angeles. "Who knows how many lives we saved?" said Tanya Evanina, a special agent with FBI Pittsburgh. The investigation began in September 2011 when the victim's parents found the inappropriate text messages on a cell phone and reported them to FBI. Internet predator cases happen more than you may think. "We could have every agent in the bureau working on this (Internet predator cases) seven days a week and we still wouldn't be able to stop it," Evanina said. Evanina and Special Agent Jason Pearson gave an …