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EcommerceBytes-NewsFlash, Number 103 - June 14, 2001 - ISSN 1539-5065    3 of 5

Online Fraud Continues

By Ina Steiner
June 14, 2001

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If you are keeping track, online fraud is continuing. The Internet Fraud Complaint Center http://www.ifccfbi.gov told Wired that half the complaints it receives result in law enforcement investigations. And a California man who illegally accessed other people's online stock trading accounts was sentenced to more than three years in federal prison on Monday. http://www.wired.com/news/politics/0,1283,44452,00.html http://www.siliconvalley.com/docs/news/tech/003342.htm

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Ina Steiner is co-founder and Editor of EcommerceBytes and has been reporting on ecommerce since 1999. She's a widely cited authority on marketplace selling and is author of "Turn eBay Data Into Dollars" (McGraw-Hill 2006). Her blog was featured in the book, "Blogging Heroes" (Wiley 2008). Follow her on Twitter at @ecommercebytes and send news tips to ina@ecommercebytes.com.

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