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Monthly Archives: October 2017

What Are Trunk Boxes?

The first thought that comes to mind when you hear “trunk box” is probably a storage container. So, what are trunk box scams you might ask? Trunk boxes are a type of advance-fee or 419 scam – they work by promising an individual/target the prospect of attaining a large sum of money for little to […]


How to Spot and Avoid Fraudulent Websites

The Internet is populated with fraudulent websites which are used by fraudsters to steal identities, steal credit card information and to steal your money. Fraudulent websites can also be used to spread malware that can give scammers access to your computer and confidential information. When these websites are poorly designed, they are often easy to […]


Iron Man Robert Downey Jr. Imposter Scam

Celebrity imposter scams are not old news; in fact, the most recent imposter scam had Robert Downey Jr.’s Twitter post go viral! The Iron Man actor posted a message across his social media accounts warning his fans about the imposter, who was appealing to them for money. Downey is well known for his public fundraising […]