Bogus Debt Scam

Friday, May 18th, 2012

There could come a time where you get a letter in the mail from what seems like a credit card company or government office that alerts you to the fact that you owe a certain amount of money. This could also come in the form of an email. Now, these letters, be they real or [...]

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 [...]

Fake Jewelry Site Scam: That Bling May Sting!

Friday, March 9th, 2012

We always try to get the best deals possible when shopping online. There are also certain high end items that we enjoy getting a bargain for and one of those is on jewelry. Now, jewelry can be very expensive and you may get lured in by a nice looking website that has great prices, but [...]

Loan Scam: They Are Using Your Life As Collateral!

Thursday, November 3rd, 2011

There are times when we need the extra money. Maybe, you want to buy a house, pay off a credit card, or buy a car. This is when you need to get yourself a loan and spend that money wisely. You would also pay it back accordingly. Now, the way the loan scam works is [...]

Give Me Directions Scam: Direct Your Way Out Of It!

Tuesday, October 18th, 2011

Sometimes when someone asks you for directions, they say thank you and are well on their way. Other times, they linger. And still other times, a simple case of you being a good Samaritan can get twisted into you opening your wallet when you really shouldn’t. Now, you may have run across the street directions [...]