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  • 3 Telemarketing Execs Charged in $75 Million Fraud Probe

    09/14/2007 5:13:26 PM PDT · by Calpernia · 8 replies · 281+ views
    1010wins ^ | Friday, 14 September 2007
    Three men who ran a now-defunct telemarketing company were charged Friday in an alleged $75 million scam to defraud customers and potential clients into paying for Internet-related services without their consent. GoInternet.net Inc. president and chief executive officer Tyrone Barr, vice president Neal Saferstein and chief information officer Billy Light were charged in a 26-count federal indictment for allegedly scamming customers from March 2001 to April 2004. GoInternet telemarketers would dupe potential customers into receiving an information packet, which was designed to look like junk mail so that it would be thrown away, authorities said. Investigators said that receiving the...
  • Visiting the Online Shrink

    06/20/2007 6:26:31 AM PDT · by WesternCulture · 25 replies · 440+ views
    www.sr.se ^ | 06/20/2007 | www.sr.se
    People who have anxiety problems or depression can get just as good help on the Internet as face-to-face with a psychiatrist, according to a Swedish investigation, Now a new Internet service is being expanded. This means Sweden will become the first country in the world to offer cognitive behavior therapy via the Internet as a routine method for treating patients who have problems such as social phobias or panic attacks. Psychiatrists say the online service will compliment traditional care and it means more people can be treated, more cheaply. But critics say sitting at a computer simply can’t be as...