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 [...]

Pump And Dump Stock Scam: Stick To The Basics!

Tuesday, February 14th, 2012

In this day and age, we are all trying to make a few extra bucks here and there. The stock market will always be an option, but you have to learn how to play the game or you could get taken for a lot of money. Sometimes the stock market is a slow burn and [...]

Wrong Number Scam: Who You Gonna Call?

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011

If you are hanging out at home, chances are you would get a variety of phone calls. Some would be from friends or loved ones, others would be wrong numbers or solicitors. Now, if you have an answering machine and check messages regularly you may have taken the first step into the Wrong Number Scam.
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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 [...]