Archive for August, 2013

Fake Car Auction Buyer Scam

Tuesday, August 13th, 2013

In recent years, it isn’t uncommon to hear about people getting swindled when trying to sell their car via online auction through websites like eBay. In fact, according to the FTC, the most frequently reported type of internet fraud occurs on auction sites. It is imperative to remember that if you are selling [...]

Video Game Tester Scam

Tuesday, August 6th, 2013

You’re perusing through online job postings when you come across an ad from a company looking for new game testers. The title reads “Video game tester”, which is something that will definitely catch your attention.Not only would you get to do what you love, but you’d get paid to do it too! The [...]

The Fake Front Desk Scam

Thursday, August 1st, 2013

It’s 3 am, you’re sleeping in a hotel, and the phone rings in your room. You’re disoriented and groggy so you might not question the caller when he says he’s calling from the front desk. He or she will claim that there has been some kind of computer glitch, and that you’ll need to [...]