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You can’t you always trust what you see on social media. Learn about ten social media scams and find out how to spot them.
Student Loan Scams The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently announced that they have shut down a student loan debt relief scam. The companies behind the alleged scams were Mission Hills […]
One Ring Scam Have you ever heard your phone ring once only? It’s annoying, isn’t it? You will, of course, want to know who was calling you. It will bug […]
Crowdfunding Scams The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently reported winning a lawsuit against a crowdfunding scammer. The scammer raised $800,000 for the development of a product that was never completed. […]
Bait and Switch Marketing Bait and switch marketing scams come in many forms. The basic concept, though, is to get you to take the bait of an appealing offer, and […]
How to Prevent Identity Theft Your personal details are valuable to a thief. If they can steal your identity, they can get credit cards in your name. They can buy […]
Subscription Trap Scams The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently announced a settlement with a snack food delivery service. The company had not been making their terms clear enough. The snack […]
Warning Signs of Identity Theft Identity theft is one of the only crimes that you may not be immediately aware has happened to you. The warning signs of identity theft […]
CPR V5000 Call Blocker Robocalls and other types of unwanted phone calls are a big problem for some people. Once your phone number is on one marketing list, it will […]
Robocalls Unsolicited sales robocalls are illegal. Yet many people are still pestered every day by these annoying, pre-recorded calls. Many robocalls are more than annoying. They are scams. Robocalls are […]
IRS Scams The IRS has warned the public to be on the alert for tax scams. IRS scams are most common around the tax filing season. But they can occur […]
Medicare Scams The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) issued a consumer alert on March 15, 2019. It warns people about the rise in Medicare Scams. So, what are these Medicare scams? […]
How to Spot a Fake Website It is estimated that there are more than 1 billion websites in existence today, so how can you spot a fake website? Scammers set […]
Uber Scams Rideshare apps, such as Uber and Lyft, have made getting around very easy. A simple click of a button on your phone, and you can summon a ride. […]
Online Scams Do you trust what you see on the internet? Do you believe that every email you receive is genuine? Most people will probably answer to both of those […]
Fraud Prevention Criminals are forever developing new ways to defraud you out of your money, even as you read this. Some of the tricks they use are old. But they […]
10 Common Phone Scams Every single year, thousands of Americans are fooled by phone scams. Some people lose a few hundred dollars, some are conned into parting with their life […]