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There are 10 item(s) tagged with the keyword "fraud".

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1. New Leonardos at the Hermitage?

An exhibit backed by a close associate of the Kremlin claims, erroneously, to show paintings newly attributed to Leonardo da Vinci. 

Tags: fraud, kremlin, hermitage
2. "Healer" Clairvoyant Arrested for Fraud

A psychic from Kotelnikovo defrauded a client out of R67 million.

Tags: fraud, magic, superstition
3. Where the Sidewalk Ends

One Saratov blogger took to the streets demanding change... with a stroller.

Tags: infrastructure, fraud, winter, snow, Saratov
4. No Such Thing as a Free Pizza

Pizza-lovers be warned: a new scam in Russia is targeting those with a craving for cheese and pepperoni. 

Tags: food, Internet, scams, fraud, money, phishing, crime
5. Teach a Man to Phish

“Don't believe it, don't click it, don't pay!”

– Sergey Volodkhin, director of the Russian company “Antiphishing,” explaining how online scammers bait their hooks,
Tags: messenger, social media, phishing, fraud, crime
6. Flamethrowers, Video Games, and New Nobility

This week, the Russian army gets new toys; a university administrator doesn't quit while he's ahead; and Lukashenko keeps doing his thing, much to our chagrin.

Tags: corruption, fraud, lukashenko, belarus, games, Kazakhstan, military, Internet, Siberia
7. Criminal QR-Codes

Be careful what QR-codes you scan in Russia, you may be opening yourself up to fraud.

Tags: money, fraud
8. A Tour to Avoid

On the dangers of booking one's travel through a debt-strapped agency.

Tags: fraud, tourism
9. At the Demonstration

"The crowds gathered from three different directions.  Every route to the square was controlled by police and troops.  I had never seen such numbers of armed forces before; it was like a movie about civil war." Victor is a 21-year-old student in Moscow. In this guest post, he gives us a participant's account of the December 10 demonstration.

Tags: Moscow, demonstrations, democracy, voting, fraud, youth
By Solomon
10. Why I Will Demonstrate

Victor is a 21-year-old student in Moscow. In this guest post, he explains why he, and so many of his generation, is fed up with Russia's electoral system, and why he will be going out to protest on December 10.

Tags: Moscow, demonstrations, democracy, voting, fraud, youth
By Solomon

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