Category Archives: Scams Alert

How Really Safe Are Your Passwords?

Introduction As we move relentlessly and aggressively towards a more digital world, the personal data is being exposed to more risk and invasions. According to recent reports, there were 16.7 million reported cases of identity theft in the US in … Continue reading

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Thieves Outsmarting Smart Customers with New Scams

No longer do thieve simply stroll up and choose your pocket for a credit card – or blatantly send you an e-mail trying to get you to divulge your individual monetary info. Now, they’re farming for details from customers who … Continue reading

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Frauds to keep an eye out for this Christmas

So how can you find the rip-offs and, more significantly, safeguard yourself? Phony online stores As the retail rush increases, phony online shops pop up to prey on our desire for a bargain. Often, these websites will be inadequately created, … Continue reading

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Avoiding big store fake products

A brand-new report from the U.S. Federal Government Accountability Office (GAO) states those big names, plus others like eBay and 2 other big sellers, were offering fake products, including some thought to damaging to health. Admittedly, it’s not the direct … Continue reading

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Free Credit Freezes Are Here

Federal Trade Commission, Director, Bureau of Consumer Protection Gail Hillebrand, Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection, Associate Director, Division of Consumer Education and Engagement Free credit freezes and year-long fraud alerts are here, starting September 21st, thanks to a new federal … Continue reading

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