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Con Man Jailed for Preying on Parents of Abducted Children

A New York man, who conned desperate parents of internationally abducted children into giving him thousands of dollars by falsely telling them he could find and return their youngsters safely, was sentenced to three years in prison Wednesday.

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Steam Raises User Responsibility by Not Returning Scammed Items

Steam updated its policy on fraudulent trades to note that users who are scammed will not have their items returned. The service will ban scammers and lock accounts that have been hijacked but believes that “all trade scams can be avoided.”