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June 8, 2018

New Scams on the horizon

…the same time there were already 22,100 scams found. Scams Are Repeated Each Year Many of the same scams are repeated each year, often driven by financial life moments such…

April 6, 2016

Scam Alert: The Global Privacy Enforcement Network

…to the FTC by clicking here. Read more about protecting yourself from scams in our article “How to Protect Your Personal Information from Cybercrooks” Read all of our scam alerts…

February 17, 2014

Another Scam Alert: Funeral Notifications!

Hot on the heels of the FTC’s warning about a tech support phone call scam comes a new alert – this one even more insidious. It concerns a service for…

May 12, 2013

Linky Sunday: Scam Alert, Scientists Rethink UV Rays, New Sex Drug…

It’s Linky Sunday – put on the coffee and prepare your cursor :) We’ve gathered up some of the week’s best stories from around the web.   Scam alert: The…

June 13, 2016

Scam Alert: Cellphone Identity Theft

…case, the scammer went to a third-party store that sells phones for several plans. These stores don’t always use both means to verify identity. In Cranor’s case, the scammer used…

January 11, 2014

Scam Alert: Calls, Texts & Emails

…think an email was sent by scammers, forward it to spam@uce.gov. Click here to read the Better Business Bureau’s post-hack anti-scammer tips for Target non customers and customers Click here…

May 20, 2013

Scam Alert: Fake Emails from “Social Security Administration”

…Americans to their Social Security accounts. Now it turns out that seniors are falling victim to a “phishing” scheme: Scammers are sending emails purporting to be from the Social Security…

March 14, 2018

My relatives fell for this new scam. Will you?

…Law and Justice in Buffalo. “Scammers are very good at developing new tactics in order to engage with specific types of individuals.” The Evolution of a Scam Scammers are also…

March 11, 2013

New Scam Alert

…we just learned about a new scam alert that the FTC has posted to its blog. Here’s how the scam goes: You get a call from someone purporting to be…

February 15, 2017

It’s Tax Scam Season!

…will be criminally liable.” The caller told me to retrun the call and left a barely comprehensible name and badge number. IRS Impersonation Scams 2017 Phone scams like this spike…

October 6, 2013

Linky Sunday: Scam alert, a stunning music experience…

…to the overall American economy, according to the report. Click here to read it. Scam alert Scam artists are jumping on the opportunity to take advantage of Americans’ confusion over…

January 28, 2017

Scam Alert: “Can You Hear Me”?

…example, your credit card number—and use it as evidence to show that you approved any number of products and services that the scammers are ordering in your name. The scam

January 10, 2017

Scam Alert: Fake Shopping Apps

…special deals, especially during sales season. But watch out: Not all store and product apps are what they say they are. The Federal Trade Commission recently issued an alert about…

February 10, 2014

Scam Alert: Watch Out for This Phone Call

…your system. That’s the start of a phone call that could end up costing you. The FCC is reporting that an old “Microsoft” tech support scam going back to 2011…

March 30, 2020

Taxtime scam alert

It’s taxtime, and scammers are working overtime to trick you into sending them your dough. Here are some quick tips from the experts: Other scammers try to trick you by…