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Real Estate Flop Scam

April 24, 2017

Flipping homes has been booming as the latest investment opportunity, unfortunately with a flip opportunity could come real estate flop problems. This article shows how real estate flop could affect your investment and what you can do to try to avoid it if

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Humane Society Scam

April 10, 2017
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Charity Scams

Humane Society Scam

April 10, 2017

Charity scams are unfortunately becoming the new norm and a Texas organization proves that true with a particular Humane Society. The recent charity scam includes this organization providing 251 clothing bins across Michigan, however they are not 100 percent truthful as not

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Holiday Charity Scams

November 30, 2016

Top 5 Veteran Scams

November 9, 2016
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Credit

Consumers Lured by Credit Monitoring Scheme

September 28, 2016

The Federal Trade Commission will return nearly $20 million to more than 145,000 consumers across the country who were victimized by One Technologies LP and its two partner companies, in an online scheme that lured consumers with “free” access to their

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Avoid Misleading Car Ads

August 19, 2016
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Credit Card Scams

Identity Theft Ring Cheated Consumers, Businesses $3.5 million

March 10, 2017

Massive credit card and identity theft ring was busted by cops in Queens, New York. According to authorities the thieves took more than $3.5 million from consumers, banks and retail businesses. The masterminds behind the identity theft and credit card scam

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Gift Card Scam

November 1, 2016
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Credit Fraud

Largest Consumer Scams of 2016

December 27, 2016

The number one scam of 2016 goes to con artists posing as IRS agents and threatening to fine or arrest consumers over phony tax debts. In fact, this scam came in having roughly one of every four consumer complaint reports to the

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Cyber Monday Scams

November 28, 2016
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Data Breach

Debunked Online Security Breach Myths

March 28, 2017

Strong passwords will protect you from an online security breach, right? Wrong.  The Pew Research came out with a new report including details of American’s biggest misconceptions about cybersecurity.   RELATED: Surprising Ways of Stolen Identity Myth 1. Emails are always secure Fewer than half

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Email Scams

Fake Facebook ALDI Coupons

April 4, 2017

Scam artists are pretty creative, targeting social media sites like Facebook ALDI shoppers who are looking for coupons.  However, if you click this link it could put your comport or phone at risk for a virus. RELATED: Yahoo Customer Service Scam Here is what

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Mystery Shopper Scam

March 13, 2017

Ransomware: Free Porn

February 24, 2017

2017 Top 5 Scams

January 19, 2017
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2017 Top 5 Scams

January 19, 2017

New year, but the same old scams, however in 2017 expect these types of scams to be on the rise unless you take precautions to protect your money and identity with advice from Heather Wagenhals, Certified Identity Theft Risk Management Specialist.  Here

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Identity Theft

5 Methods Hackers Use Committing Cyber Fraud

April 13, 2017

Phishing and other cyber fraud typically see the most action during tax season. As this time of year approaches we offer a few tips on how to protect your personal information and avoid fraud returns:   IBM’s X-Force security research

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Prevent Kids Cyberbullying

February 22, 2017
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In the Media

Southwest Facebook Scam

November 10, 2016

When a tempting offer is dressed up with an official logo and endorsements from friends, it’s all too easy to forget the telltale warning signs of a scam. Right now an enticing scam is circulating on Facebook promising travelers a

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Investment Fraud

World’s Biggest Banks Fined Money Laundering

March 2, 2017

Regulatory failings from money laundering is a situation several global banks have been apart of, and even paid $321 billion in fines since 2008 for to market manipulation and terrorist financing, according to data from Boston Consulting Group. That tally of

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Top 5 Veteran Scams

November 9, 2016

Hotel Loyalty Points Fraud

October 17, 2016
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Phone Scams

Robocall Scam Rings Your Landline

March 30, 2017

If your home still has a landline phone then prepare yourself for the latest robocall scam. Anyone who still has a traditional home phone dreads the hated robocall. As part of the latest scam, the caller, instead of mentioning who they are,

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Ransomware: Free Porn

February 24, 2017

Prize Scams Played

February 24, 2017

Yahoo Customer Service Scam

January 5, 2017
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Real Estate

Real Estate Flop Scam

April 24, 2017

Flipping homes has been booming as the latest investment opportunity, unfortunately with a flip opportunity could come real estate flop problems. This article shows how real estate flop could affect your investment and what you can do to try to avoid it if

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White-Collar Crime

July 18, 2016
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Real Estate Fraud

Real Estate Flop Scam

April 24, 2017

Flipping homes has been booming as the latest investment opportunity, unfortunately with a flip opportunity could come real estate flop problems. This article shows how real estate flop could affect your investment and what you can do to try to avoid it if

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Tax Scams

McDonald’s Big Mac Refund Scam

April 17, 2017

In Wisconsin a McDonald’s manager has been accused of stealing $3,800 from her employer and now facing a felony theft charge after issuing fake refunds on Big Macs that customers never returned. According to the Greenfield Patch, Mary Ruelle, a manager who worked at a

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2017 Top 5 Scams

January 19, 2017

Prevent 2017 Tax Scams

January 2, 2017
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Wire Fraud

Fraud Victims Can Get Western Union Wired Money Back

April 3, 2017

Mainers who were scammed out of money by wiring Western Union payments may be eligible for some restitution, according to Attorney General Janet Mills’ office. It’s illegal for a telemarketer to ask consumers to pay for anything with a money

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Avoid Sports Ticket Fraud

March 15, 2017

Funeral Homes Failed Pricing

February 16, 2017

Counterfeit Drugs

February 9, 2017
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