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Monthly Archives: August 2018

The Art of the Steal: Gift Card Scams, Purchase, and Protection

A popular shopping and gift-giving product is the gift card, particularly during holiday seasons. Unfortunately, with such thoughtful gifts comes the opportunity for gift card scams. We take a closer look at this frustrating scam and help you learn to spot and avoid them. Gift Cards – An Overview Gift cards are offered in most […]


Sweeping Up On Sweepstake Scams

Sweepstake scams are scams where you are tricked into parting with money and/or your personal details by being informed that you are a winner in a competition. In order to claim your prize you need to provide personal details or pay a “release fee” upfront. How Do Sweepstake Scams Work? You may get a letter […]