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Monthly Archives: October 2018

Home Improvement Scams Cost More Than What Is Paid To Scammers

As a home-owner, home repair is an inevitable cost that you will come across. Home renovation is an investment but it is also a draining task. With home improvement scams in the mix, the stress from such a project is taken to new heights. According to Consumer protection agents, in 2011, close to $140 million […]


The New Phishing Scam: Smishing

As new technology develops, new scamming methods unfortunately develop too! Smishing (or SMS phishing) is the latest phishing scam that is currently circulating through our cell phone messaging systems. Similar to phishing, smishing is a type of mobile fraud in which the scammer attempts to gain confidential or highly personal information. Scammers achieve this by […]