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Internet scam at Hawai

Date: June 06, 2007
Source: Computer Crime Research Center
By: Tina Chau

Loan officer Dennis Torres is still kicking himself for what's happened. He mistakenly gave sensitive information on what he thought was his bank's secured site, First Hawaiian Bank. Others in his office did the same thing.

"Once you log in, you put your user name and password, it would take you to this page here," said Mortgage Lender Marshall Wells, pointing to what he later finds out is a fake site.

That page asked for Wells' credit card and pin numbers, something he doesn't normally have to give. But he gave it, thinking if was normal procedure. That's when the headache started.
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