Tag "identity theft"

Cyber Scams to Avoid

Internet scams used to be more obvious, like you could spot the bad guy a mile away and you were probably more amused than afraid. Remember the Nigerian prince who insisted you were due an inheritance, if you’d send in your

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Protect Your Identity During the Holidays

The holidays are approaching and the malls are getting packed with shoppers preparing for their upcoming festivities, which is why it’s more important now than ever to protect your money and your identity. Thieves are prowling for your digits as

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Fight Back Against Identity Theft

Victims of identity theft rise each year, and right now more than 17 million Americans are effected. This past summer, the Democratic National Committee’s computer network was hacked, and just last month Yahoo disclosed that hackers stole information from at least

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Protect Yourself Or Resolve Identity Theft

Identity theft impacts more than 17 million consumers every year, and consumers over 50 can be particularly vulnerable. This year is on track to exceed the 780 data breaches of 2015, according to the Identity Theft Resource Center. But there

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Yahoo Promotion Scam

Most people ignore their spam folders, but if you were one who received a message congratulating you on winning something from “Yahoo, Inc,” with the subject line simply reading “Yahoo Promotion”, then you might have been the latest victim of an online Yahoo Promotion

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Safeguard Against Money Fraud

Providing your personal information seems to be an everyday occurrence – it’s something we do with every paperless transaction or online order. But do we really know what happens to all that information once we key in the details? Well, the information

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5 Ways to Protect Your Finances From Money Transfer Frauds

The number of migrant employees continues to grow as well as globalization and the online worlds which have all facilitated the money transfer industry to turn out to be a US $250 billion a year industry. The number of the money

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Fake Friends, Fake News, Phony Weight-Loss Promises

A new scam alert is coming your way via email. The FTC reports this scam will look like the email is coming from a friend, urging you to try new weight-loss pills. There’s a link to an article about a

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Uber Scammers Take Users For a (Very Expensive) Ride

Uber is a well-known multinational online transportation network that allows passengers to get to and from their destination at a reasonable, and convenient price. Unfortunately, that reasonable price has hit the scam artist market and prices are unknowingly rising to customers.

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