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Catch Child Identity Theft Early

Identity theft is a common occurrence these days especially as the internet grows and hackers find more ways to steal identities, and that leads to an unfortunate rise in child identity theft. Since children aren’t supposed to have credit in the

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Real Estate Flop Scam

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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Real Estate Scam Targets Down Payments

Real eal estate scams are on the rise again, this time striking the Denver’s hot real estate market. Police and real estate professionals are warning consumers about this new real estate scam as criminals are targeting buyers to try to

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McDonald’s Big Mac Refund Scam

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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5 Methods Hackers Use Committing Cyber Fraud

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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Humane Society Scam

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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Fake Facebook ALDI Coupons

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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Fraud Victims Can Get Western Union Wired Money Back

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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Robocall Scam Rings Your Landline

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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Debunked Online Security Breach Myths

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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