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Equifax Data Breach and Phone Scam

Equifax Breach In September 2017, Equifax announced they had an enormous data breach that affected millions of consumers. Informa []

The Grandparent Phone Scam

There are many different types of phone call scams. Sadly, there is one called the grandparent scam that targets the elderly and m []

Text Messages From "Netflix"

What Is the Scam About? You get a text message telling you that your account is in jeopardy. The text message says, your Netflix []

Telephone Scam: Can You Hear Me?

The incoming call causing your phone to vibrate and ring is from an unrecognized number. You answer, only to hear a voice on the o []

Electric Bill Phone Scams

Lots of snow and cold! Your heating system is running at full speed. Or you are in the middle of summer. You are looking to beat t []

Do Not Fall For the Car Warranty Scam and Here Is Why

This report was originally filed in Consumer Reporting online. This is a topic that everyone needs to know about, especially when []

How to Identify and Avoid Three of The Most Common Scams on Craigslist

Over the years Craigslist has grown to become one of the best online venues for selling automobiles, electronics, sports memorabil []

Credit Card - Lower Interest Rate Scams

How does the scam work? How most lower-your-credit-card interest rates scams work is that the caller typically introduces him-or []

Car Scams on Craigslist

The Dangers of Car Scams on Craigslist Craigslist is a popular online platform for people who want to find listings for available []

How To Protect Yourself From Fraudulent Jobs

Job Scams Many individuals receive instant messages or emails from recruiters offering jobs. Some are legitimate and others come []

Credit Card Scam - Interest rates are going up

Brand new scam scheme! The police and the Better Business Bureau say there is a brand new scam making the rounds that is so new t []

How to Detect & Protect Yourself from Travel Prize Scams

Americans lose millions of dollars every year from travel prize scams. These scams are elaborate tricks used by scammers to steal []

Understanding and Avoiding Telephone Healthcare Scams

Scammers successfully steal billions every year by appealing to consumer fear and uncertainty, but no schemes are worse than those []

Fighting the Fury of Police and Firefighter Charity Scam Calls

Scammers take advantage of any chance they can to get money from people. The fire and police departments, both on a local and nati []

Know and Avoid Advance Fee Scams

Criminals have created new ways to scam innocent victims through the Internet. One prevalent method these criminals have created i []

Google Listing Scam and How to avoid it

How to tell a scam Google call, or e-mail, from an actual Google representative about a Google listing. There are several ways to []

Two of the Worst Scams on Craigslists

Everyone uses Craigslist nowadays for numerous things, to post lost and found items, to meet people, make announcements, find an a []

Protecting Yourself From Solar Panel Telephone Scams

Consumers are bilked for millions of dollars annually through telephone scams. Con artists take advantage of misinformation about []

Sweepstakes Scams: What to look for and How to avoid them

It seems like it would be the thrill of a lifetime. You get a call, or find a voicemail, indicating you've won a prize. If you are []

Tips For Protection Against Free Cruise Scams

The Truth About Free Vacations and Cruises When any individual receives a phone call or sees an advertisement offering a cruise f []

Scams Using the Publishers Clearing House Name

Have you ever been watching the news and you see that someone local won an award from the Publisher's Clearing House (PCH)? These []

Tech Support Scam: Don’t be a Victim

The proclamation “there is a sucker born every minute” is usually ascribed to showman P. T. Barnum and scammers are counting []

How to Protect Yourself Against Medical Alert System Telephone Scams

Telephone scammers bilk consumers out of millions of dollars annually and in the latest version of an old con, thieves are trying []

Student Loan Scammers: How to Avoid Them

Student loans are something a majority of people in the U.S. are stuck with. In fact, there is currently $1.3 trillion in student []