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Scammers extort Bittorrent users posing as the law
« on: February 27, 2013, 05:31:01 am »
A mysterious company using the name “Internet Copyright Law Enforcement Agency” is sending letters to home addresses of alleged BitTorrent users, asking them to pay a settlement fee of hundreds of dollars or face jail time. The outfit claims to work with law enforcement and says it protects the rights of popular artists such as Skrillex and Cee Lo Green . The sophisticated scam goes beyond what we’ve ever seen before, and suggests that there may be people at the ISP level involved.

more.......http://torrentfreak.com/scammers-extort-bittorrent-users-posing-as-law-enforcement-130222/