Email Scams

Mystery Shopper Scam

The mystery shopper scam is one of those scams that victims have been losing money too for quite some time. The scam works like this, first the victim will answer an advertisement or an email to become a “mystery shopper” from

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Ransomware: Free Porn

Mobile ransomware is on the rise and the target: free porn apps. Recent reports indicate that this specific type of malware is targeting Android gadgets, which grew by more than 50 percent over the last year. As if we haven’t warned you enough, the usual vector

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2017 Top 5 Scams

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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Amazon Scams Continue

Amazon had quite the Holiday’s, with all of the email scams and negative feedback, they still came out having the best holiday ever! The author of Ghost Cities of China, experienced this with Amazon firsthand. He shares this awful experience of Amazon scams and customer service with

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Largest Consumer Scams of 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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Fake Amazon Email Scam

Amazon offers great deals, free shipping, endless options and now, unfortunately, customers are becoming victims of an Amazon scam. If you have ordered from Amazon in the past few weeks or plan to for the upcoming holidays, then you might easily be victimized by

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Cyber Monday Scams

Cyber Monday allows online shoppers to breeze through their holiday shopping list this year with the click of a mouse or the tap of a finger on a smartphone screen, unfortunately that also allows scam artists to breeze through your personal identity

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Holiday Shopping Online Identity Theft

New LifeLock Survey Shows That a Third of Americans Are Planning to Do All or Most of Their Holiday Shopping Online, but Are Still Concerned about Identity Theft 80 percent of Americans plan to do at least some holiday shopping

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Suspected Online Scam

Recently a Flagstaff man reported a suspected con involving an online truck ad. According to the police report, the man contacted the Flagstaff Police Department at about 4:30 p.m. Nov. 3 claiming he had been scammed. He told officers he

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Avoid World Series Ticket Scam

DOWNTOWN CLEVELAND, OH – Die hard Cleveland Indian fans are trying to figure out if they’re going to pay the hundreds of dollars it’s going to take to get into a World Series game and we want to make sure you don’t get ripped

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