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Anthony Derick Berson

Puna man arrested for internet scam selling Coachella Music Festival tickets

Big Island police have arrested a 19-year Puna man in connection with an internet scam and are looking for additional victims. Four victims on the mainland reported that they responded to a posting on Craig’s List by someone claiming to be selling tickets to the sold-out Coachella Music Festival being held this weekend in Indio, […]

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A 31-year-old Kamuela woman applied for the job on line. She received a check for $1,600 from the supposed employers, along with an e-mail asking her to cash the check, keep $300 and return $1,300 by Western Union. The woman complied with the request and later determined that the $1,600 check was bogus.

Mystery shopper Internet scam steals $1,300 from Waimea woman

A 31-year-old Kamuela woman applied for the job on line. She received a check for $1,600 from the supposed employers, along with an e-mail asking her to cash the check, keep $300 and return $1,300 by Western Union. The woman complied with the request and later determined that the $1,600 check was bogus.

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