Archive for January, 2012

Senior Citizen Scam: Watch Out!

Thursday, January 26th, 2012

If you know a senior citizen, you may have to watch out for them sometimes. Sadly, there are lots of scams directed at older people. Now, one of them definitely preys on the fact that maybe sometimes-older people forget sometimes. One senior Citizen Scam involves the scammers actually calling an older person and pretending to [...]

Potential Employee Email Scam: Do Not Open!

Wednesday, January 18th, 2012

If you are a corporation, chances are that you hire people every so often or put out ads for company positions online. It’s not like it used to be where you had to put an ad in the paper to get responses. Now, you have the convenience of the Internet and instant gratification. However, that [...]

Jury Duty Scam: Hung Up…On IDENTITY THEFT!

Thursday, January 12th, 2012

If you are over the age of 18 then you are pretty much automatically registered for Jury Duty. Now, most if not all of us hate the idea of jury duty. We hardly pay attention to those letters they send and always try to think of ways to get out of it. Scammers know all [...]

Package Tracking Email Scam: Who Shipped Who!?

Friday, January 6th, 2012

Oh boy, this one is a real doozee! Most of us who use the Internet have used it to buy items from online websites. Now, usually when we buy an item, we get sent shipping confirmation or tracking numbers to our email addresses. Scammers actually prey on the law of averages with this scam. If [...]