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Social Media Scam: Hijacking Facebook Interest Pages

If you’ve logged onto Facebook in the past few months to find Johnny Depp pushing junk-news websites or “love” hocking banking services on your activity feed, you’re looking at one of the newest social media scams. Scammers have hijacked unclaimed Facebook interest pages, usurping their followers and pushing revenue-generating advertisements through them, which you are […]

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The Latest In Cryptocurrency Scams

Cryptocurrency is digital money (i.e. all online), meaning that it is instant, largely unregulated and subject to volatile changes in value.  This opens the door for many cryptocurrency scams.  Below is a list of the latest cryptocurrency scams to be aware of if you plan on stepping into the cryptocurrency market. The Latest Cryptocurrency Scams […]

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Virtual Kidnapping Scams

When a scammer pretends to hold someone hostage to convince their victims to pay a ransom fee in exchange for their loved one’s release, it’s called a virtual kidnapping scam. Due to advancements in technology, personal information is readily available online. Like phishing, perpetrators can gather various personal details about someone using the internet, like […]

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New Email Scams That Are Waiting In Your Inbox

As people become more aware of the latest phishing scams and trends, scammers are adapting and creating new methods to trick you into giving away personal credentials. This is why it is important to keep up to date with the latest trends. Luckily, Anti-Fraud news is on the prowl, and we have identified some of the […]

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Common Used Car Scams You Need To Avoid

Used car sales have bloomed onto various online trading sites, much like any other asset, as we can all agree that it is convenient to shop online. But when you enter the online market, the risk of being scammed arises, especially when you buy directly from the car’s owner or used car sales lot, rather than a reputable […]

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Digital Video Ad Fraud Squeezes The Juice From Your Battery

By now you may have heard about digital video ad fraud even though you most probably haven’t done anything to protect yourself from it yet. Billions of dollars are lost to fraudsters annually, making it potentially the second largest organized crime syndicate of all time. The more you know about digital video ad fraud, the […]

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Safe Travels: Lost Passport, Now What?

There’s nothing else that will send you into a panic like losing your passport, especially while traveling abroad. After all, without it you are stranded in a foreign country and may be unsure about how you will manage to get home again. Why is Your Passport so Important? Your passport is essentially as (if not […]

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Safeguarding Against Identity Theft While Traveling

While we all love vacations and wonderful new places to explore, we are often more concerned with our packing list than our need for proper cyber security. In our modern age, identity theft often happens through our phones and other smart devices, sometimes even without our notice. Here are some helpful tips to keep your […]

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Keep Yourself Safe From Social Security Fraud

With scammers getting smarter every day, we have to be more vigilant with our personal data. Here’s a quick guide to social security fraud, keeping your social security card safe, and how to apply for a replacement card if you need one. Common Social Security Scams There are many different kinds of identity theft, but […]

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Don’t Waste Your Money On Fake Ads

The internet is a way of life in the modern world, and with that, online shopping has grown immensely. However, with this added popularity comes a dark side – scammers abuse the internet, looking for new ways to get you to part with your life savings – like convincing you to buy a low-quality product […]

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