While the specific text of an e-mail claiming a rapist is masquarading as a police officer may be bogus, Snopes says that this sort of thing has happened before. They recommend calling 911 if you are in danger though; the #77 number mentioned in the e-mail isn't used by all police departments. Read the full story.
Hackers are attempting to "phish" for the account numbers and passwords of U.S. Bank members by sending them a false "account update" form via e-mail. U.S. Bank explains the scheme on their Web site. Read the full story.
Al-Qaida telemarketers and a Satan-loving J.K. Rowling are two of the hoax stories that have been featured in The Onion humor zine ... and believed true by individuals around the world. Read the full story.