Directory Fraud: Directly Out Of Your Pocket!

Wednesday, June 13th, 2012

When you work in an office you get lots of solicitors trying to get in touch with someone in charge that wants to get your company’s money. On occasion you will get a call from someone that claims to be from an online directory service asking you to update their records of your company. Now, [...]

Smishing: Avoid Those Strange Texts!

Friday, March 30th, 2012

Most of us have heard about “phishing”, which is a way that a scammer can obtain your information through the use of fake emails or blind links that require you to fill out personal information. Smishing is the same principal except over your phone through a text message or SMS message. These “smishing” scams are [...]

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 [...]

Phone Scam: Just Hang Up!

Thursday, July 28th, 2011

It is always good to have a landline. Just in case the power goes out, you would still have a means of communication. If you pay a monthly phone bill to a land-line then that means certain scammers are aware of it. You have to remember, even if your number is private, some people out [...]

Life Support Scam

Friday, April 9th, 2010

Nobody likes getting a phone call in middle of the night.  A phone call to tell you that significant other has been in a horrible accident in some far away place can be terrifying.  Just one problem.  You cannot always believe it.  As horrible as that may sound, a recent scam involving such a story [...]